Rolan BYKOV
Ролан БЫКОВ
Rolan BYKOV
USSR, 1983, 127mn 
Colour, fiction
The Scarecrow
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Чучело

 

 L'Epouvantail

 chuchelo

 
Directed by : Rolan BYKOV (Ролан БЫКОВ)
Writing credits : Rolan BYKOV (Ролан БЫКОВ), Vladimir ZHELEZNIKOV (Владимир ЖЕЛЕЗНИКОВ)
 
Cast
Rolan BYKOV (Ролан БЫКОВ)
Mitya EGOROV (Митя ЕГОРОВ)
Ksenia FILIPPOVA (Ксения ФИЛИППОВА)
Svetlana KRIUCHKOVA (Светлана КРЮЧКОВА)
Yuri NIKULIN (Юрий НИКУЛИН) ...Le grand-père de Lena
Kristina ORBAKAITE (Кристина ОРБАКАЙТЕ) ...Lena
Pavel SANAEV (Павел САНАЕВ)
Yelena SANAEVA (Елена САНАЕВА)
Anya TOLMACHEVA (Аня ТОЛМАЧЕВА)
 
Cinematography : Anatoli MUKASEI (Анатолий МУКАСЕЙ)
Production design : Yevgeni MARKOVICH (Евгений МАРКОВИЧ)
Music : Sofia GBAIDULINA (Софья ГУБАЙДУЛИНА)
Production : Mosfilm
Spectators : 23,7 million spectators in the USSR
Release date in Russia : 1983
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
Based on the novel by V. Zheleznikov.
A 12-year old, guileless girl Lena was called «scarecrow» by her classmates. When her friend Dima accidentally told the teacher that the boys had been in the cinema instead of classes, Lena took the blame for the betrayal upon herself. Despiteful classmates set up a boycott against Lena. The innocent girl had to leave the town with her grandfather.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Balade russe entre théâtre et cinéma, Thionville (France), 2011
- Festival international Ciné-jeune de l'Aisne, Saint Quentin (France), 2010
- Retrospective Russian cinema at the "Reflet Médicis", Paris (France), 2009
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 2009
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2009
- Russian Film Week in Paris : Regards de Russie, Paris (France), 2006
- International debut film festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2006

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