Kira MURATOVA
Кира МУРАТОВА
Kira MOURATOVA
Russia / Ukraina, 2002, 120mn 
Black and white, fiction
Chekhovian Motifs
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Чеховские мотивы

 

 Motifs Tchékhoviens

 chekhovskye motivy

 
Directed by : Kira MURATOVA (Кира МУРАТОВА)
Writing credits : Yevgeni GOLUBENKO (Евгений ГОЛУБЕНКО), Kira MURATOVA (Кира МУРАТОВА)
 
Cast
Aleksandr BASHIROV (Александр БАШИРОВ)
Sergey BEKHTEREV (Сергей БЕХТЕРЕВ)
Natalia BUZKO (Наталья БУЗЬКО)
Jean DANIEL (Жан ДАНИЭЛЬ)
Georgi DELIEV (Георгий ДЕЛИЕВ)
Philip PANOV (Филипп ПАНОВ)
Irina PANOVA (Ирина ПАНОВА)
Sergey POPOV (Сергей ПОПОВ)
Nina RUSLANOVA (Нина РУСЛАНОВА)
 
Cinematography : Valery MAKHNYOV (Валерий МАХНЕВ)
Production design : Yevgeni GOLUBENKO (Евгений ГОЛУБЕНКО)
Music : Valentin SILVERSTROV (Валентин СИЛЬВЕСТРОВ)
Produced by : Igor KALYONOV (Игорь КАЛЕНОВ)
Production : Nikola Film, Odessa Film Studios
Release date in Russia : 15/11/2003
 

Awards :
Best directing Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2002

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Image Entertainment
Editor : Ruscico.
Subtitles : RU EN FR ES DE
Special features:
Documentary filmKira, Vladimir Nepevny

Plot synopsis
In the crowd of guests who came to a church for a wedding ceremony the bridegroom notices with horror his former lover who has recently committed a suicide.
The film is based on Anton P. Chekhov's works: "Tatiana Repina" play and "Complicated People" story.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Kira Muratova’s Chekhovian Motifs (2002), Mariya KISEL, kinokultura.com, 2011
Kira Muratova: Chekhovian Motifs (Chekhovskie motivy) (2002), José ALANIZ, kinokultura.com, 2004
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Rétrospective Kira Mouratova à la Cinémathèque française, Paris (France), 2019
- Russian film symposium. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh (USA), 2017
- Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rotterdam (Netherlands), 2013
- Festival international de géographie, Saint Dié (France), 2010
- Mini Festival du film russe au Ciné Cubic à Saverne, Saverne (France), 2010
- Strasbourg two weeks of Russian cinema, Strasbourg (France), 2010
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2009
- Days of Russian cinema in Limoges, Limoges (France), 2006
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2002
- "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2002
- Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2002