THE FLOWER WITH SEVEN COLOURS
Producer: MIKHAIL TSEKHANOVSKY
USSR / 1948 / 20 MIN. / COLOR
By chance the girl Zhenya got a magic flower. Its seven petals are for seven wishes she can fulfill. At first the girl did not realize what she possessed, and her first six wishes were silly and meaningless. Only the last one she uses for a good deed — she decides to help a disabled boy to recover.
Producer: DMITRY SVETOZAROV
RUSSIA / 2016 / 107 MIN. / COLOR
The life of a successful businessman Boris Gordin seems to be in full swing. He is young, handsome and has everything many only dream of. Nevertheless, he sees no sense in his being, nothing fills it with genuine interest, until one day he comes across a photograph of a silent film star. He is captured by her beauty and decides to find a woman as like as two peas. Such is Veronika, a simple girl with a difficult fate, a resident of a small provincial town. She is sure that her life will always be grey. But one day the fate knocks at her door with a strange and unexpected proposal…
STORY OF A REAL MAN
Producer: ALEXANDER STOLPER
USSR / 1948 / 96 MIN. / B&W
The dramatic story is based on real facts of the biography of the fighter pilot Alexei Maresyev. Shot down in combat over the occupied territory, for three weeks he made his way through snow-covered woods, until got to guerrillas. Having lost both legs, the hero showed extraordinary strength of character, again sat at the helm of the aircraft and increased the number of aerial victories over the enemy.
Producer: OLGA SPIRKOVA
RUSSIA / 2017 / 74 MIN. / COLOR
“Worlds” is a film about people, “hardly noticeable”, but not disabled. Three separate “humane worlds”. Without embellishment. But, what is the most surprising: life in these “worlds” with “disabilities” is brighter and fuller than of many people without any “restrictions”. This is precisely in favor of the fact that the world in which we live “mainly depends on each of us”. Of course not in everything, but at least in the way we treat life.
Producer: VLADIMIR KOTT
RUSSIA / 2017 / 101 MIN. / COLOR
Elena Mikhailovna, 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 works 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.
Producer: SOLTAN SUNGATULLIN WITH PARTICIPATION OF RUSTAM RASHITOV
RUSSIA / 2017 / 78 MIN. / COLOR
A story of Tatar Cinderella. In childhood a young girl Aisylu got into an accident and has become disabled. She lives with her mother in the village and is fond of singing. One day a visiting producer from the capital bets that will be able to make her a pop star.
Producer: ROSTISLAV MUSAEV
RUSSIA / 2017 / 92 MIN. / COLOR
A dumb homeless man nicknamed Gerasim works at a provincial church and lives in a hut near it. Again and again he has responded to appeals for help from the locals, he gives all his earnings to the church charity fund and has won himself the reputation of a town do-gooder. But once the shadows of the past crawl to him from the neighboring city…