Vladimir LEVIN
Владимир ЛЕВИН
Vladimir LEVINE
Russia, 2010, 52mn 
Colour, documentary
Tough Rimma
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Крутая Римма


 Tenace Rimma

 Krutaya Rimma

Directed by : Vladimir LEVIN (Владимир ЛЕВИН)
Writing credits : Vladimir LEVIN (Владимир ЛЕВИН)
Cinematography : Batyr ATAEV (Батыр АТАЕВ)
Music : Aleksey RYBNIKOV (Алексей РЫБНИКОВ)
Produced by : Galina VAGINA (Галина ВАГИНА)
Production : ANO “MKT”, “Palma Film” company

Plot synopsis
This is a story about Rimma Khadieva, a student of the art department of the Specialized Art Institute where disabled people study. Young people affected by various ailments (Rimma had a cerebral spastic infantile paralysis) are eager to become actors, musicians, painters. We spent two years near Rimma trying to understand how a bedridden girl from Kazan not only could to set herself on her feet but managed to pass such stages in life as education, creative work and the highest stage – motherhood.

Selected in the following festivals :
- International Family Film Festival, Yekaterinburg (Russia), 2012
- International Documentary Film Festival "Flahertiana", Perm (Russia), 2011
- International Festival of Muslim Cinema, Kazan (Russia), 2011
- International debut film festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2011
- The Cinema Week in Washington, D.C, Washington (USA), 2011
- International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2010

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