Director,
Writer,
Producer
Born 1952, USSR
 
 
Lidia BOBROVA
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Лидия БОБРОВА
Lidia BOBROVA
Also : Lidiya BOBROVA
Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
2009 - I Believe (Верую) [fiction, 93 mn]
2003 - Granny / Babusia (Бабуся) [fiction, 97 mn]
1997 - In that Country (В той стране) [fiction, 88 mn]
1991 - Hey, You Geese (Ой вы гуси...) [fiction, 88 mn]
1989 - Vzroslenie (Взросление) [fiction, 29 mn]
 
Writer
2007 - The Hollow (Яр) by Marina RAZBEZHKINA [fiction, 114 mn]
2003 - Granny / Babusia (Бабуся) by Lidia BOBROVA [fiction, 97 mn]
1997 - In that Country (В той стране) by Lidia BOBROVA [fiction, 88 mn]
1991 - Hey, You Geese (Ой вы гуси...) by Lidia BOBROVA [fiction, 88 mn]
 
Producer
2009 - I Believe (Верую) by Lidia BOBROVA [fiction, 93 mn]

Awards :
Prix spécial de la ville de Paris en 1999
I Believe :
Audience Award, Festival ''Cinema and literature'', Gatchina (Russia), 2010
Granny / Babusia :
Audience Award, Paris International Film Festival, Paris (France), 2003
Granny / Babusia :
Grand prix du public et Prix Arte aux Rencontres internationales de cinéma à Paris 2003
Prix Don Quichotte, prix spécial du jury et prix oecuménique au Fstival de Karlovy Vary, 2003
Grand Prix du festival des festivals de Saint-Pétersbourg, 2003
In that Country :
Prix de la Guilde des Critiques et historiens du cinéma au Festival "Kinochoc" à Anapa, 1997
Grand Prix du Public aux Rencontres Internationales de Cinéma de Paris 1998
Grand Prix du Jury au Festival International de Films de Femmes de Créteil, 1998
Grand prix au Festival "Littérature et cinéma" à Gatchina, 1998
Hey, You Geese :
Prix du Festival d'Angers en 2002

Biography
Born in Eastern Siberia on June 13, 1952, Lidiya Bobrova obtained her Diploma in History at the Leningrad (Saint Petersburg) University in 1975. As she was not willing to support an existing system, she gave up teaching and studied scriptwriting in Moscow under the direction of Evgueni Gabrilovitch. Her graduating script "Hey, You Geese!", reflecting the way of life of the soviet citizen too far away from the official ideology, was refused. After that she joined Lenfilm Studio, but her scripts were constantly rejected for the same reasons. With the Perestroika, her scripts were finally accepted and produced by the Studio of Experimental Films in Lenfilm.
Source : www.seagullfilms.com
 

Commentaries and bibliography
- Lidiia Bobrova: I Believe! (Veruiu!, 2009) , Rimgaila SALYS, 2011, kinokultura.com
- Le cinéma russe, vingt-cinq ans déjà... , Marilyne FELLOUS, 2010, kinoglaz.fr
- 90-е. Кино, которое мы потеряли , Larisa MALUKOVA, 2007, Зебра Е ; 2007 г.
- Le cinéma des années 1990-2000. Images dispersées , Françoise NAVAILH, 2005, Russie, peuples et civilisations, La découverte
- Lidiia Bobrova: Granny (Babusia) (2003) , Birgit BEUMERS, 2003, kinokultura.com
- Dans ce pays-là [Lidia BOBROVA] Vincent OSTRIA, 1999, Les Inrockuptibles
- Россия, которую мы придумали , Oleg KOVALOV, 1999, seance.ru