Pavel CHUKHRAY
Павел ЧУХРАЙ
Pavel TCHOUKHRAI
Russia / France, 1997, 98mn 
Colour, fiction
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 The Thief

 Le Voleur et l'enfant / Le Voleur

 
Directed by : Pavel CHUKHRAY (Павел ЧУХРАЙ)
Writing credits : Pavel CHUKHRAY (Павел ЧУХРАЙ)
 
Cast
Valentina ANANYNA (Валентина АНАНЬИНА)
Yuri BELIAEV (Юрий БЕЛЯЕВ) ...Sanya, 48 ans
Valentina BEREZUTSKAIA (Валентина БЕРЕЗУЦКАЯ)
Mikhail FILIPCHUK (Михаил ФИЛИПЧУК) ...Sania
Vladimir MASHKOV (Владимир МАШКОВ) ...Tolian
Amalia MORDVINOVA (Амалия МОРДВИНОВА) ...La femme du docteur
Yekaterina REDNIKOVA (Екатерина РЕДНИКОВА) ...Katia
Lidia SAVCHENKO (Лидия САВЧЕНКО) ...Mamie Tania
 
Cinematography : Vladimir KLIMOV (Владимир КЛИМОВ)
Production design : Viktor PETROV (Виктор ПЕТРОВ)
Music : Vladimir DASHKEVICH (Владимир ДАШКЕВИЧ)
Produced by : Sergey_2 KOZLOV (Сергей_2 КОЗЛОВ), Igor TOLSTUNOV (Игорь ТОЛСТУНОВ)
Companies : NTV-Profit, Production le point / Roissy Films / CNC / Canal+ / Goskino
Release Date in Russia : 13/11/1997
 
Release date in France : 1998-12-22, Site

Awards :
Italian Senate's Gold Medal Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 1997
UNICEF Award Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 1997
Best feature film "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 1997
Best directing "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 1997
Best music Vladimir DASHKEVICH , "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 1997
Best actor Vladimir MASHKOV , "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 1997
Best actress Yekaterina REDNIKOVA , "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 1997
Médaille d'or du Sénat italien au festival de Venise, 1997
Prix du Jury international de la jeunesse au festival de Venise, 1997
Prix de l'UNICEF au festival de Venise, 1997
Prix du meilleur réalisateur au festival de la Baltique, 1997

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Cinema indépendant

Plot synopsis
Set during post-World War II Russia, this is a tale of passion, betrayal and innocence lost, as seen through the eyes of an impressionable young boy.
Source : www.lib.berkeley.edu/
 

commentaries
Le cinéma des années 1990-2000. Images dispersées, Françoise NAVAILH, Russie, peuples et civilisations, La découverte, 2005
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Russian film symposium. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh (USA), 2015
- Russian film festival in Ajaccio, Ajaccio (France), 2014
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2000
- Nantes Russian Film Festival, Nantes (France), 1999
- Release in France of the film, Different cities (France), 1998-12-22
- Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 1997
- "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 1997