Pyotr TODOROVSKY
Пётр ТОДОРОВСКИЙ
Piotr TODOROVSKI
Russia, 2008, 97mn 
Colour, fiction
Riorita
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Риорита

 

 Riorita

 Riorita

 
Directed by : Pyotr TODOROVSKY (Пётр ТОДОРОВСКИЙ)
Writing credits : Pyotr TODOROVSKY (Пётр ТОДОРОВСКИЙ)
 
Cast
Aleksey GORBUNOV (Алексей ГОРБУНОВ)
Anatoli GUSHCHIN (Анатолий ГУЩИН)
Ivan KRIVORUCHKO (Иван КРИВОРУЧКО)
Yakov SHAMSHIN (Яков ШАМШИН)
Dmitry ULIANOV (Дмитрий УЛЬЯНОВ)
Konstantin VOROBYOV (Константин ВОРОБЬЕВ)
 
Cinematography : Yuri SHAIGARDANOV (Юрий ШАЙГАРДАНОВ)
Production design : Aleksandr CHERTOVICH (Александр ЧЕРТОВИЧ)
Music : Pyotr TODOROVSKY (Пётр ТОДОРОВСКИЙ)
Produced by : Mira TODOROVSKAYA (Мира ТОДОРОВСКАЯ)
Companies : Studio “Myrabel”
 

Plot synopsis
War drama.
The end of 1944, the Great Patriotic War. The peasant Pichugov and his three sons from a small Belarus village that has been liberated from German occupation are called up for military service. The men are immersed in an army division that successfully attacks the West. Corporal Bakhatov, a former supervisor of a camp of political prisoners, fights in the same platoon as the family. Exploiting the naivety and ignorance of the four peasants, the corporal conceives an evil game…
Todorovsky’s fifth film about man in the war.
 

commentaries
Petr Todorovskii : Riorita (2008), Denise YOUNGBLOOD, kinokultura.com, 2009
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2009
- FilmFestival Cottbus - Festival of East European Cinema, Cottbus (Germany), 2008
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2008
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2008
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2008

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