Mariya SEMENTSOVA
Мария СЕМЕНЦОВА
Maria SEMENTSOVA
Russia, 2009, 19mn 
Colour, documentary
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 Children of the Sun

 Les Enfants du soleil

 
Directed by : Mariya SEMENTSOVA (Мария СЕМЕНЦОВА)
Writing credits : Mariya SEMENTSOVA (Мария СЕМЕНЦОВА)
Cinematography : Dmitry MOGUILEVSKY (Дмитрий МОГИЛЕВСКИЙ), Sergey SAVICH (Сергей САВИЧ)
Produced by : Mariya SEMENTSOVA (Мария СЕМЕНЦОВА), Daria SHIK (Дарья ШИК)
Companies : Studio Paradjanov
 
format : Beta

Plot synopsis
A movie parable, a poetic story about the hard life of Ossetins, scions of Alans, the most ancient people of the Caucasus. The ancient tales of the Alans and the recent tragic events spring to life in the acting of the performers of the folk theatre against the background of the "town of the dead", the unique historical monument of the XlVth century.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Soirées du cinéma russe de Bordeaux, Bordeaux (France), 2011
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2011
- International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2010
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2009
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2009