Sergey MIKAELIAN
Сергей МИКАЭЛЯН
Sergueï MIKAELIAN
USSR, 1982, 89mn 
Colour, fiction
Vliubion po sobstvennomu zhelaniu
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Влюблен по собственному желанию

 

 In Love on his own Initiative

 Amoureux volontaire

 
Directed by : Sergey MIKAELIAN (Сергей МИКАЭЛЯН)
Writing credits : Sergey MIKAELIAN (Сергей МИКАЭЛЯН)
 
Cast
Yuri DUBROVIN (Юрий ДУБРОВИН)
Natalia EGOROVA (Наталья ЕГОРОВА) ...La femme de Guena
Yevgeniya GLUSHENKO (Евгения ГЛУШЕНКО) ...Vera
Kira KREILIS-PETROVA (Кира КРЕЙЛИС-ПЕТРОВА)
Irina REZNIKOVA (Ирина РЕЗНИКОВА)
Vsevolod SHILOVSKY (Всеволод ШИЛОВСКИЙ) ...Nikolaï
Oleg YANKOVSKY (Олег ЯНКОВСКИЙ) ...Igor
 
Cinematography : Sergey ASTAKHOV (Сергей АСТАХОВ)
Production design : Aleksey RUDYAKOV (Алексей РУДЯКОВ)
Music : Igor TSVETKOV (Игорь ЦВЕТКОВ)
Sound : Natalia LEVITINA (Наталья ЛЕВИТИНА)
Companies : Lenfilm
Spectators : 25,6 million spectators in the USSR
Release Date in Russia : 01/11/1982
 
Site : IMDb

Awards :
Best actress Yevgeniya GLUSHENKO , Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 1983
Premier prix et prix du meilleur travail des acteurs au Festival de l'Union soviétique, 1983
Prix du meilleur travail des acteurs au Festival de Berlin, 1983

Plot synopsis
Under the circumstances, the extremely handsome ex-sportsman Igor Bragin and the plain but keenly affectionate librarian Vera Silkova make an unusual agreement: to fall in love with each other through selftraining...
“Silver Bear” Award the actress Yevgenya Glushenko at the 33rd IFF “Berlinale” in Berlin, West Germany (1983). Main Prize for the film and Award to O. Yankovsky for Best Male Lead at the 16th All-Union Film Festival (1983). Award to Y. Glushenko for Best Female Lead at the 10th IFF in Varna, Bulgaria (1983). 4 medals at the annual Kochalin Meetings “Youth and Cinema” in Poland (1983). At the traditional annual competition organized by the magazine “Soviet Screen”, O. Yankovsky was named Actor of the Year, and Y. Glushenko came second in the category Actress of the Year (1984).
Source www.lenfilm.ru
 

commentaries
RUSSIA BEYOND : Top 5 des meilleurs films romantiques soviétiques, Valeria PAÏKOVA, RUSSIA BEYOND, 2021
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2013
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 1983