Olga CHEKALINA
Ольга ЧЕКАЛИНА
Olga TCHEKALINA
2010, 52mn 
Colour, documentary
Vladimir Nabokov. Russian roots
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Владимир Набоков. Русские корни

 

 Vladimir Nabokov. Racines russes

 Vladimir Nabokov. Russkie korni

 
Directed by : Olga CHEKALINA (Ольга ЧЕКАЛИНА)
Writing credits : Selena ANDREYEVA (Селена АНДРЕЕВА), Olga CHEKALINA (Ольга ЧЕКАЛИНА), Olga_2 POPOVA (Ольга_2 ПОПОВА)
Produced by : Natalia SEMINA (Наталья СЕМИНА)
Production : TIGR
 

Plot synopsis
The movie describes the first 20 years ofV.V. Nabokov's life in Russia and tells about his family. His birth in St. Petersburg, family home, happy childhood, interest in butterflies, studies at Tenishevsky col¬ lege, first love, first poems of V.Nabokov, departure for the Crimea after the revolution and emigration to Europe in 1919. It all was reflected in the writer's works. Whatever he wrote, Russia, Petersburg and everything related to it always held an important place in his work. V.Nabokov's son Dmitry appears in the film.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2010