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Chers camarades!Dear Comrades!

Fiction
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Available:From June 3 at noon to June 10 2021


 Poster of Chers camarades!

Special Jury Prize – Venice International Film Festival – 2020
Russia’s entry, Best International Feature Film – The Academy Awards (Oscar) – 2021

A provincial town in the south of the USSR, 1962. Lyudmila, a devout Communist Party official and idealistic veteran of WW II, is a scourge of anything she perceives as anti-Soviet sentiment. Together with other local Party officials, she is taken by surprise by a strike at the local factory, in which her own daughter is taking part. As the situation quickly spirals out of control, Lyudmila begins a desperate search for her daughter in the face of curfews, mass arrests, and the authorities’ ruthless attempts to cover up the state violence. Her once unquestioning faith in the Party line is shaken by her growing awareness of its human toll, tearing apart the world she thought she knew.

Screenplay

Andrei Konchalovsky, Elena Kiseleva

Country

Russia

Year

2020

Duration

2h00

Category

Fiction

Language

Russian, subtitled in French

Distribution

Eye Steel Film
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