Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari (Nebesnye Ženy Lugovykh Mari)

  • Alexey Fedorchenko /
  • Russia /
  • 2012 /
  • 102 mins

Julia Aug, Yana Esipovich, Vasiliy Domrachev, Daria Ekamasova, Olga Dobrina, Yana Troyanova, Olga Degtyarova, Alexandr Ivashkevich, Yana Sexte / Fiction / Russian, Mari

There’s no shortage of passion and mystery amongst the Volga-Finnic people of northern Russia…

Alexey Fedorchenko

Alexey Fedorchenko (b.1966) graduated from the Economics faculty of the Ural Polytechnic Institute (in Yekaterinburg, Russia) in 2000. He won recognition at the Venice Film Festival for his mockumentary First on the Moon (2005), about a fictional 1930s Soviet moon landing, and for the magical realist movie Silent Souls (2010) about the long-extinct Finnic tribe of Merya. He is currently producing Space Mowgli, based on a 1971 science fiction novella by the Strugatsky brothers.

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  • #1 Ian White / Wednesday 26 June, 2013 / 23:36 GMT

    EIFF, with this film you have delivered my annual delight.

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