Aleksandr PROSHKIN
Александр ПРОШКИН
Aleksandr PROCHKINE
Russia, 1992, 119mn 
Colour, fiction
Uvidet Parizh i umeret
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Увидеть Париж и умереть

 

 To See Paris And Then Die

 Voir Paris et mourir

 
Directed by : Aleksandr PROSHKIN (Александр ПРОШКИН)
Produced by : Rustam IBRAGIMBEKOV (Рустам ИБРАГИМБЕКОВ)
Companies : Mosfilm, Telefilm, Ibrus, Rashvold
 

Plot synopsis
Moscow of the sixties. From a childhood Elena dreams about visiting Paris but it is inpossible. Her son, a talented pianist, has such an opportunity. In order the dream to come true, she had to keep her past from the people for many years - her nationality, her staying in Kolyma camps for repressed father, where she gave a birth to Yura from a criminal. For the sake of her dream she makes any sacrifice, resorts to various tricks and interferes in her son’s private life. When a threat to her secrets to be revealed appears she decides to commit suisider.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru