Artiom ANTONOV
Артем АНТОНОВ
Artiom ANTONOV
Russia, 2005, 100mn 
Colour, fiction
Polumgla
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Полумгла

 

 Polumgla

 Polumgla

 
Directed by : Artiom ANTONOV (Артем АНТОНОВ)
Writing credits : Igor BOLGARIN (Игорь БОЛГАРИН), Viktor_2 SMIRNOV (Виктор_2 СМИРНОВ)
 
Cast
Lidia BAYRASHEVSKAYA (Лидия БАЙРАШЕВСКАЯ)
Natalia BURMISTROVA (Наталья БУРМИСТРОВА)
Kira KREILIS-PETROVA (Кира КРЕЙЛИС-ПЕТРОВА)
Johannes RAPP (Йоханнес РАПП)
Anastasia SHEVELEVA (Анастасия ШЕВЕЛЕВА)
Yuri TARASOV (Юрий ТАРАСОВ)
 
Cinematography : Andrei VOROBYEV (Андрей ВОРОБЬЕВ)
Production design : Mariya BELOZEROVA (Мария БЕЛОЗЕРОВА)
Music : Andrei ANTONENKO (Андрей АНТОНЕНКО)
Sound : Vladimir PERSOV (Владимир ПЕРСОВ)
Produced by : Igor KALYONOV (Игорь КАЛЕНОВ), Aleksandr RODNIANSKY (Александр РОДНЯНСКИЙ)
Production : Nikola Film, TV CTC
 
format : 35 mm
Site : www.nikolafilm.ru/eng/film/show.php?id=26

Awards :
Prix de la Guilde des Critiques et Historiens du cinéma au Festival "Une fenêtre sur l'Europe", 2005
Prix du meilleur premier film au Festival de Montréal, 2005

Plot synopsis
This story narrates a situation when in the end of World War Two human relations are being established between captive German soldiers and Russian women from a small village of Polumgla. In spite of hostility imposed by the war people feel sympathy, compassion, and even love towards each other.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Comment sont regardés les films sur la Grande Guerre patriotique dans la Russie actuelle ?, Myriam DÉSERT, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, 2011
Artem Antonov : Polumgla (2005), Daniel WILD, kinokultura.com, 2006
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Saint Petersburg International Cine-Forum, St Petersburg (Russia), 2010
- Days of Russian cinema in Valence, Valencia (France), 2006
- Festival of Central and Eastern Film , Wiesbaden (Germany), 2006
- Festival of Festivals, St Petersburg (Russia), 2006
- Festival Kinoblick, Stuttgart (Germany), 2005
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2005

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