Panorama. Russian cinema 2012
SHORT STORIES
  • Director: Mikhail Segal

    In 1995, Mikhail started his studies at the directors’ faculty in VGIK, but a year after he gave it up and started shooting music videos for rock and hip-hop groups. In 2006, at the Moscow IFF he presented his first feature-length film Franz+Polina, a love story of an SS soldier and a girl from occupied Byelorussian village. In 2010, publishing house “ACT” released Mikhail’s first prose book Youth, which included story of the same name and other short stories. Фильмография : — «Рассказы», 2012 — «Мир крепежа», 2011 (к. м) — «Franz+Polina», 2006

Russia,  2012,  105 min.
Section:
Panorama. Russian cinema

When short stories written by a young author appeared in a big Moscow publishing house they started their mythical way there and had a strange influence on every member of the publishing team and on anyone who reads at least one page. Four stories of the manuscript are four stories which happened to its readers. Realism, the absurd and thriller replace one another, reflecting Russian reality, showing feelings, emotions and yearnings of modern Russian people.

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