Natalia_2 NAZAROVA
Наталья_2 НАЗАРОВА
Natalia_2 NAZAROVA
Russia, 2012, 44mn 
Colour, documentary
Esli by ne Kolya Shatrov
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Если бы не Коля Шатров

 

 If It Were Not For Kolya Shatrov

 Si ce n'était Kolia Chatrov

 
Directed by : Natalia_2 NAZAROVA (Наталья_2 НАЗАРОВА)
Writing credits : Larisa MALUKOVA (Лариса МАЛЮКОВА), Natalia_2 NAZAROVA (Наталья_2 НАЗАРОВА)
Cinematography : Pyotr VLASKOV (Пётр ВЛАСКОВ)
Sound : Yevgeni GORIAINOV (Евгений ГОРЯИНОВ)
Produced by : Yelena SOLOVTSEVA (Елена СОЛОВЦЕВА), Sergey ZERNOV (Сергей ЗЕРНОВ)
Companies : Gorky Film Studio, Studio Rezonans
 

Plot synopsis
Nikolai Vladimirovich Shatrov is a poet whose name is unfamiliar even to the widely-read – his work did not fit the format expected of Soviet poetry in his time. And these days, when interest in poetry is practically zero, few remember him. A pity, for he was an unusual man and a unique poet. It was he who was destined to become the ‘godfather’ of Pasternak’s Doctor Zhivago. Nikolay Shatrov met Boris Pasternak through Jacqueline de Proyart, the famous Slavist who managed to smuggle out of the Soviet Union the only copy of Pasternak’s manuscript with the author’s corrections.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival ''Cinema and literature'', Gatchina (Russia), 2013
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2012
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2012
- Message to Man : International Short, Documentary and Animated Film Festival, St Petersburg (Russia), 2012