Leonid LUKOV
Леонид ЛУКОВ
USSR (Ukraine), 1936, 78mn 
Black and white, fiction
Ya lyublyu
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Я люблю


 I Love


Directed by : Leonid LUKOV (Леонид ЛУКОВ)
Writing credits : Aleksandr AVDEYENKO (Александр АВДЕЕНКО)
Aleksandr ANTONOV (Александр АНТОНОВ) ...Garbuz
Aleksandr CHISTIAKOV (Александр ЧИСТЯКОВ) ...Nikanor
Ivan CHUVELEV (Иван ЧУВЕЛЕВ) ...Ostap
Vladimir GARDIN (Владимир ГАРДИН)
Natalya UZHVY (Наталия УЖВИЙ) ...Gorpina
Cinematography : Ivan SHEKKER (Иван ШЕККЕР)
Production design : Moritz UMANSKY (Мориц УМАНСКИЙ)
Companies : Ukrainfilm
Release Date in Russia : 09/05/1936

Plot synopsis
Many years ago Ostap’s father has left their poor village and wishing to raise some money he went to Donbass. Hut, built by Nikanor gets to be a start for a mining town Sobacheevka. Ostav has followed his father’s steps, who had been working hard for the owner of the mine for thirty years. And when his father was fired, Ostap realized it is no use to blame just master for all of their misfortunes. Having met with worker and revolutionist Gorbuz, rebellious Ostap finally realizes the power of working solidarity and initiates revolutionary movement among the miners of Donbass.

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2010