Anna’s war

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2018, Russia
74 min., col., OV – Russian 

Director Alexei Fedorchenko
Scriptwriters Natalia Meshchaninova, Alexei Fedorchenko
DoP Alisher Khamidkhodzhaev
Production Design Alexei Maksimov
Music Vladimir Komarov, Atsuo Matsumoto
Editing Pavel Khaniutin, Hervé Schneid
Cast Marta Kozlova
Producers Andrei Saveliev, Artem Vasiliev, Maxim Lozhevsky
Production Film Company Saga with METRAFILMS
Distribution (RF) Film Company Saga 

The entire family of the six-year-old Anna perishes in a mass execution. By a miracle the girl survives: the mother covers her with her own body. For over two years Anna hides in a dysfunctional fireplace in the German commandant’s headquarters. From her shelter she watches as life passes by, waiting for the village to be liberated from the Nazis. In these terrible conditions Anna manages not only to survive, but also to keep her humanism. She is helped by memories of a life ruined by war, about her parents, the house, and a friend who saved her from total loneliness. 

  • Special Jury diploma, ORFF “Kinotavr”

ALEXEI FEDORCHENKO

Director of fiction and documentary cinema, scriptwriter, producer. Born in Sol-Iletsk, Orenburg region, in 1966. Graduated from the Engineering and Economics Faculty of the Ural Polytechnic (1988); from script faculty of the Film Institute VGIK (2000, class of V. Chernykh, L. Kozhinova and Yu. Rogozin). Since 1990 has worked at the Sverdlovsk film studio, since 2005 he is producer and director of the film company “29 February”. Debuted in feature films in 2005 with “First on the Moon”. His works have been awarded prizes at the largest national and international festivals, such as Venice and Rome IFF, IFF Black Nights, and Kinotavr. Selected features: “First on the Moon” (2005), “Shosho” (2006), “Railway” (2008), “Silent Souls” (2010), “Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari” (2012), “Angels of Revolution” (2014).


AUGUST 30, THURSDAY

Theater them. Chekhov

18:30 - War of Anna (Russia), Dir. Alexey Fedorchenko, 75 ', 16+, competition


AUGUST 31, FRIDAY

Cinema "October", big hall

13:00 - War of Anna (Russia), Dir. Alexei Fedorchenko, 75 ', 16+, competition (repeat)