USSR, 1983, 95mn 
Colour, fiction
In Private / Without Witness
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Directed by : Nikita MIKHALKOV (Никита МИХАЛКОВ)
Writing credits : Ramiz FATALIYEV (Рамиз ФАТАЛИЕВ), Nikita MIKHALKOV (Никита МИХАЛКОВ), Sofia PEOKOFIEVA (Софья ПРОКОФЬЕВА)
Eduard ARTEMIEV (Эдуард АРТЕМЬЕВ) ...conductor
Irina KUPCHENKO (Ирина КУПЧЕНКО) ...La femme
Mikhail ULYANOV (Михаил УЛЬЯНОВ) ...L'homme
Cinematography : Pavel LEBESHEV (Павел ЛЕБЕШЕВ)
Production design : Aleksandr ADABASHIAN (Александр АДАБАШЬЯН), Igor MAKAROV (Игорь МАКАРОВ), Aleksandr SAMULEKIN (Александр САМУЛЕКИН)
Music : Eduard ARTEMIEV (Эдуард АРТЕМЬЕВ)
Sound : Valentin BOBROVSKY (Валентин БОБРОВСКИЙ)
Production : Mosfilm
Release date in Russia : 12/07/1983https://ww
Sites : Page Allociné, page IMDb
VOD or DVD release in France : 2009-11-13, Site

Awards :
FIPRESCI Prize Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 1983
Prix national de la meilleure réalisation, 1984

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Ruscico. 2000.
Langues : RU EN FR
Sous-titres : RU EN FR ES IT DE
Bonus :
- Interview de N. Mikhalkov et I. Kouptchenko
- Photos de tournage
Editor : Potemkine. 2009. Titre : Coffret Nikita Mikhalkov - Vol 2.
Ce coffret contient :
Quelques jours de la vie d'Oblomov
La Parentèle
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Plot synopsis
Based on the play by S. Prokofieva «Chats Without Witnesses».
Man and woman fell in love with each other and married. But later the man forsook his wife and child and married for the second time for his career. In many years when he happened to know that his first wife was getting married he laid claim to his son.
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Selected in the following festivals or events :
- Russian Film Festival For Another Russia, Paris (France), 2016
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2011
- Retrospective Nikita Mikhalkov in Paris, Paris (France), 2010
- VOD or DVD release in France of the film:, Different cities (France), 2009
- Paris Russian Film Festival, Paris (France), 2008
- Lecce European Film Festival, Lecce (Italy), 2008
- Russian films in the cinema Arlequin, Paris (France), 2007
- Russian films in the cinema Arlequin, Paris (France), 2005
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2003
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 1983

Photos and videos
Film sans sous-titres