Aleksandr GALIBIN
Александр ГАЛИБИН
Aleksandr GALIBINE
Russia, 2019, 94mn 
fiction
Sestrionka
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Сестренка

 

 My Little Sister

 Petite sœur

 
Directed by : Aleksandr GALIBIN (Александр ГАЛИБИН)
Writing credits : Aidar AKMANOV (Айдар АКМАНОВ)
 
Cast
Arslan KRYMCHURIN (Арслан КРЫМЧУРИН)
Marta TIMOFEEVA (Марта ТИМОФЕЕВА)
 
Cinematography : Mikhail AGRANOVICH (Михаил АГРАНОВИЧ)
Production design : Vyacheslav VIDANOV (Вячеслав ВИДАНОВ)
Music : Ilya DUKHOVNY (Илья ДУХОВНЫЙ)
Sound : Pyotr MALAFEEV (Пётр МАЛАФЕЕВ)
Produced by : Dmitry FIKS (Дмитрий ФИКС), Timerbulat KARIMOV (Тимербулат КАРИМОВ), Mikhail KURBATOV (Михаил КУРБАТОВ)
Companies : Motor-film
Film revenue in Russia : 0.4315 million dollars
 

Plot synopsis
Yamil has always known war. He impatiently waits for it to end because then his father, whom he only knows by his photos and letters, will return. One day mom leaves for a distant city and brings back Oksana, a silent little girl. Mom transmits the father's order: take care of Oksana like his own sister.
Cinematographic adaptation of the short story "The Joy of our home" by Moustai Karim, writer of Soviet classical literature.
 

commentaries
Aleksandr Galibin: Little Sister (Sestrenka, 2019), Tatiana FIILIMONOVA, Kinokultura, 2020
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Semaine du nouveau cinéma russe au cinéma-aventure, Brussels (Belgium), 2019
- Novy Rusky Film, Prague (Czech Republic), 2019
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2019
- Soirées du cinéma russe de Bordeaux, Bordeaux (France), 2019
- Russian Film Week in Paris : Regards de Russie, Paris (France), 2019
- Russische Filmwoche in Berlin, Berlin (Germany), 2019
- Russian Film Week in London, London (United Kingdom), 2019