Sergey POPOV
Сергей ПОПОВ
Sergueï POPOV
USSR, 1991, 95mn 
Colour, fiction
Ulybka
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Улыбка

 

 Smile

 Le Sourire

 
Directed by : Sergey POPOV (Сергей ПОПОВ)
Writing credits : Dmitry LAZAREV (Дмитрий ЛАЗАРЕВ), Sergey POPOV (Сергей ПОПОВ)
 
Cast
Viktor GOLOLEV (Виктор ГОЛОЛЕВ)
Pyotr KOZHEVNIKOV (Пётр КОЖЕВНИКОВ)
Natalia LVOVA (Наталья ЛЬВОВА)
Aleksandra SVENSKAYA (Александра СВЕНСКАЯ)
Galina ZAKHURDAEVA (Галина ЗАХУРДАЕВА)
 
Cinematography : Yuri VORONTSOV (Юрий ВОРОНЦОВ)
Production design : Oleg TAGEL (Олег ТАГЕЛЬ)
Music : Arkadi GAGULASHVILI (Аркадий ГАГУЛАШВИЛИ)
Produced by : Valentina GOROSHNIKOVA (Валентина ГОРОШНИКОВА)
Companies : Lenfilm, SPiEF
 

Plot synopsis
After the book by Dmitry Lazarev. The greater part of the action is set in a loony asylum. Amidst this total madness the main characters pose questions about the meaning of life and the order of things and try to solve them. A madhouse is the last resort for real feelings and universal meditations.
 

commentaries
90-е. Кино, которое мы потеряли, Larisa MALUKOVA, Зебра Е ; 2007 г., 2007
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2017
- Festival ''Cinema and literature'', Gatchina (Russia), 2011
- Festival "All our German", Moscow (Russia), 2010
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2009
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2007