Alexandre SOKUROV
Александр СОКУРОВ
Alexandre SOKOUROV
USSR, 1989, 37mn 
Colour, documentary
Soviet Elegy
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Советская элегия

 

 Elégie soviétique

 Sovyetskaya elegiya

 
Directed by : Alexandre SOKUROV ( Александр СОКУРОВ)
Writing credits : Alexandre SOKUROV ( Александр СОКУРОВ)
Cinematography : Aleksandr BUROV (Александр БУРОВ)
Sound : Vladimir PERSOV (Владимир ПЕРСОВ)
Editing : Leda SEMENOVA (Ледa СЕМЕНОВА)
Production : LSDF (ЛСДФ)
 
format : 35 mm

Awards :
Grand prix à Oberhausen, 1990

Plot synopsis
A subjective (rather than ironically objective) document, (rather than a documentary), on Boris Yelstin at the instant of his political destitution, when the "Soviet" leader learned both how to confront communist power and Mikhaïl Gorbatchev, the man of Perestroïka.
Source : www.festival-larochelle.org
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Tromso International Film Festival : TIFF, Tromso (Norway), 2011
- La Rochelle International Film Festival, La Rochelle (France), 1993