Aleksey SAKHAROV
Алексей САХАРОВ
Alekseï SAKHAROV
USSR, 1965, 80mn 
Black and white, fiction
Chistye prudy
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 Chistye prudy

 Chistye prudy

 
Directed by : Aleksey SAKHAROV (Алексей САХАРОВ)
Writing credits : Bella AKHMADULINA (Белла АХМАДУЛИНА)
 
Cast
Aleksandr ZBRUEV (Александр ЗБРУЕВ) ...Sergey Rakitin
Yevgeniya FILONOVA (Евгения ФИЛОНОВА) ...Nina
Lyudmila GLADUNKO (Людмила ГЛАДУНКО) ...Zhenya Rumyantseva
Tamara SYOMINA (Тамара СЕМИНА) ...Anna Samokhina
Svetlana SVETLICHNAYA (Светлана СВЕТЛИЧНАЯ) ...Katya
Vladimir EVSTAFIEV (Владимир ЕВСТАФЬЕВ)
Nikolay KRIUCHKOV (Николай КРЮЧКОВ)
Nina MENSHIKOVA (Нина МЕНЬШИКОВА)
Vyacheslav NEVIHHY (Вячеслав НЕВИННЫЙ)
 
Cinematography : Leonid KALASHNIKOV (Леонид КАЛАШНИКОВ)
Production design : Ivan PLASTINKIN (Иван ПЛАСТИНКИН)
Music : Yuri LEVITIN (Юрий ЛЕВИТИН)
Companies : Mosfilm
 

Plot synopsis
Poetic portrayal of the young generation of the pre-war and war times. Four best friends – Serezha, Nina, Oska and Zhenya – spent all their school childhood on Clean Ponds. But now the school is finished, and in their favorite arbor they share their dreams of the future, swear allegiance to each other, but they don’t know that tomorrow there will be a war and they will be forced to share parts in terrible events...
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2011
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2009