Once In Trubchevsk

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    Once In Trubchevsk

    Odnazhdi b Trubchevske

    Directed by

    Russia

    2019

    80 min

    • Russian

    Drama

    In a small town everything is out in the open. No matter how hard you try to conceal having affairs, your family is bound to learn the truth sooner or later. And then you will have to make a choice: to start a new family from squaare one or to confess and get back to the usual life. That is the choice the protagonists are faced with.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Egor Barinov
    Kristina Schneider
    Yury Keselev
    Maria Semyonova
    Valentina Kozova
    Victor Bogatkin
    Alexandra Bobkovskaya
    Screenplay
    Larisa Sadilova
    Cinematography
    Anatoly Petriga
    Editing
    Larisa Sadilova
    Gleb Dragyatsev
    Sales
    LOCO FILMS
    Production
    SHIM-FILM

    Press

    Tolstoy famously wrote in the opening of Anna Karenina that all happy families are alike, but unhappy ones are each unique. This film subverts that notion by suggesting that the line between happy and unhappy, alike and unique, is pretty hazy.

    Leslie Felperin, The Hollywood Reporter

    Larisa Sadilova

    Larisa Sadilova

    Russia

    Larisa Sadilova (1965, Russia) graduated from the acting department of the VGIK, the Moscow film school. Her first role in cinema was in Sergei Gerasimov’s film LEV TOLSTOY. In 1998 she made her debut as director with the black-and-white film HAPPY BIRTHDAY!, which received several awards. Sadilova often uses amateur actors and her style is reminiscent of documentaries. Her second feature film, WITH LOVE, LILJA, won a Tiger Award in Rotterdam in 2003. NOTHING PERSONAL won the FIPRESCI Award at the Moscow Film Festival in 2007. Sadilova is also director of the film studio ARSI Film. Her film ONCE IN TRUBCHEVSK (2019) premiered at Cannes Film Festival.