Yevgeni EPSHTEIN
Евгений ЭПШТЕЙН
Evgueni EPCHTEIN
Russia / Germany, 2009, 52mn 
Colour, fiction
Resettler / Migrant
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Переселенец

 

 Le Déraciné

 Perecelenets

 
Directed by : Yevgeni EPSHTEIN (Евгений ЭПШТЕЙН)
Writing credits : Yevgeni EPSHTEIN (Евгений ЭПШТЕЙН)
 
Cast
Ayaz SALAEV (Аяз САЛАЕВ)
 
Cinematography : Yevgeni KARLYUK (Евгений КАРЛЮК)
Music : Gleb RADOV (Глеб РАДОВ)
Produced by : Sergey SELIANOV (Сергей СЕЛЬЯНОВ)
Other persons :
Camera : Andreas LANDECK
Design : Johannes WANJA KILBER
Music : Peter FINK
Cast : Sergej EPP, Harry BAER, Roman LINDOW, Elfia JUSUPOWA, Gabriele GYSI, Wolfgang GRELLA, Alexej ORLENCO, Heiko BLOME, Dschambulat ISMAILOW, Ilona SCHROETER, Andrej SCHIGOLEV, Bodo VITUS
Producers : Holger LOCHAU, Natalia DROZD
Production : CTB, HFF Konrad Wolf Potsdam-Babelsberg, Amselfilm Productions GmbH&Co. KG
World sales : СТВ Tel. +7 (495) 684-5817 HFF Konrad Wolf Tel. +49 (0) 331-6202-0 h.lochau@hff-potsdam.de Amselfilm Productions GmbH&Co. KG Tel. +49 (0) 30 41 71 76 16 drozd@amselfilm.de
 
Language allemand, russe

Awards :
Special Prize International Film Festival Tarkovski, Ivanovo (Russia), 2010
Special Prize International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2010

Plot synopsis
The film is based on the real life story of a 20-year-old youngster. The main character moves from Russia to Germany together with his parents, Russian-born Germans. In the maze of life in Berlin he tries to find his own identity and his place in this new reality. A pupil of the German school, an unskilled worker, a seller at a Russian fishmonger’s, an extra at the German Opera, a petty criminal. That is the meandering path that his life takes. The multifaceted Russian Berlin, the tragicomic existence of emigrants become the background for his life. He meets many different people, finds his love, goes on the racket with friends, who are resettlers just like him, works, paints, makes plans for the future… and happens to become an accomplice in a murder. Thus for him the expanses of Russia narrowed to the dimensions of a German prison cell.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2010
- International Film Festival Tarkovski, Ivanovo (Russia), 2010