Films

Thawed Carp

Thawed Carp, "Карп отмороженный"

Synopsis

Director

Elena Mihailovna, having worked all her life in the only school of a provincial town, lives modestly in retirement. Unexpectedly she learns of a fatal diagnosis, which can at any moment end her life. Instead of an unbearable anticipation, she resolutely begins the preparation for her own death, in order to simplify the procedure for her son. She has not seen her only son for over five years because he worrks in the capital. Oleg is constantly busy, and he does not have time for his lonely mother. At the same time with all the new problems, the heroine receives as a gift a huge carp, which changes her life.

Vladimir Kott

(b. 1973) graduated from the Director's Faculty of GITIS (State Theatre Institute) in 1996. His graduation project, short film "Door" won numerous awards at international and Russian festivals. From 1996 to 2000 he worked as a theatre director in a number of regional theatres in Tver, Novgorod and other cities. His first full-length film "Mukha" (2008) was screened at PÖFF EurAsia competition programme. Then he was made  number of successful TV productions and three full-length features. His fourth feature film "Thawed Carp" won audience award in this year's Moscow film festival.

Filmography

  • Mukha (Kärbes, PÖFF 2008)
  • Gromozeka (2011)
  • Na dne (2014)
  • Karp otmorozhennyy (Thawed Carp, 2017)

Schedule

19.11.2017
18:00 - 19:41
Tallinn, 
Kosmos IMAX
Hall IMAX
Subtitles: ENG
Screening code: 031501
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21.11.2017
18:30 - 20:11
Tallinn, 
Apollo Kino Solaris
Hall 3
Subtitles: ENG
Screening code: 051003
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Screenings with guests might end later than expected.

Programme

Panorama
Solaris Vitamins

Film info

Country: Russia
Year: 2017
Duration: 101 minutes
Language: Russian
Director: Vladimir Kott
Producer: Nikita Vladimirov
Writers: Andrei Taratuhhin, Dmitri Lanchihhin
DOP: Mihhail Agranovich
Composer: Ruslan Muratov
Cast: Marina Nejolova, Alisa Freindlich, Jevgeni Mironov, Natalja Surkova, Sergei Puskepalis, Aleksandr Bashirov
Festival: Moscow (Audience Award)

Synopsis

Director

Elena Mihailovna, having worked all her life in the only school of a provincial town, lives modestly in retirement. Unexpectedly she learns of a fatal diagnosis, which can at any moment end her life. Instead of an unbearable anticipation, she resolutely begins the preparation for her own death, in order to simplify the procedure for her son. She has not seen her only son for over five years because he worrks in the capital. Oleg is constantly busy, and he does not have time for his lonely mother. At the same time with all the new problems, the heroine receives as a gift a huge carp, which changes her life.

Vladimir Kott

(b. 1973) graduated from the Director's Faculty of GITIS (State Theatre Institute) in 1996. His graduation project, short film "Door" won numerous awards at international and Russian festivals. From 1996 to 2000 he worked as a theatre director in a number of regional theatres in Tver, Novgorod and other cities. His first full-length film "Mukha" (2008) was screened at PÖFF EurAsia competition programme. Then he was made  number of successful TV productions and three full-length features. His fourth feature film "Thawed Carp" won audience award in this year's Moscow film festival.

Filmography

  • Mukha (Kärbes, PÖFF 2008)
  • Gromozeka (2011)
  • Na dne (2014)
  • Karp otmorozhennyy (Thawed Carp, 2017)