Vladimir TUMAYEV
Владимир ТУМАЕВ
Vladimir TOUMAEV
Russia, 2010, 83mn 
fiction
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 The Chinese Grandmother

 La Grand-mère chinoise

 
Directed by : Vladimir TUMAYEV (Владимир ТУМАЕВ)
Writing credits : Anna BOGACHEVA (Анна БОГАЧЕВА)
 
Cast
Kira KREILIS-PETROVA (Кира КРЕЙЛИС-ПЕТРОВА)
Aleksandr MIKHAYLOV (Александр МИХАЙЛОВ)
Irina MURAVIOVA (Ирина МУРАВЬЕВА)
Nina RUSLANOVA (Нина РУСЛАНОВА)
Vladimir TOLOKONNIKOV (Владимир ТОЛОКОННИКОВ)
 
Cinematography : Dmitry KUVSHINOV (Дмитрий КУВШИНОВ)
Production design : Sergey FEVRALYOV (Сергей ФЕВРАЛЕВ)
Music : Konstantin SHEVELEV (Константин ШЕВЕЛЕВ)
Produced by : Aleksandr LITVINOV (Александр ЛИТВИНОВ), Vladimir MENSHOV (Владимир МЕНЬШОВ)
Companies : Studios Janr (ООО «Киностудия Жанр»)
 

Awards :
Best actress Nina RUSLANOVA , "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2010
Best Actress in a Supporting Role Irina MURAVIOVA , "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2010

Plot synopsis
Comedy.
A small provincial town, where no children come and no grandchildren are taken for vacation. The owners of a ramshackle house that has not been renovated for a long time are poor pensioners with no extra income, who are preoccupied with bare survival. one day, the woman’s sister comes to visit. She is attracted by chinese culture, studies fen shui, and loves aromatherapy and natural silk. Having taken lodgings in her relatives’ house, she transforms the life of these people into a holiday …
 

commentaries
32ème Festival international du film de Moscou (17-26 juin 2010), Nicole MIGAULT, kinoglaz.fr, 2010
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2011
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2010
- Comic Film Festival "Ulybnis, Rossiya", Moscow (Russia), 2010
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2010
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2010
- "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2010