THE STAR

 

Director Anna Melikian

Script Anna Melikian, Andrei Migachyov, Viktoria Bugaeva (participation)

Camera Alisher Khamidkhodzhaev

Design Uliana Ryabova

Music Alina Orlova, Anna Drubich, Igor Vdovin

Cast: Tina Dalakishvili, Severija Janušauškaite, Pavel Tabakov, Andrei Smolyakov, Juozas Budraitis, Alexander Shein, Gosha Kutsenko

Producers Ruben Dishdishian, Anna Melikian

Production Mars Media Entertainment 

A 15-year-old teenager, misunderstood by the world. His worldly and haughty young stepmother who is capable of true feelings and genuine attachment only on the verge of death. The debuting actress who is naturally untalented, but has a passionate love for life. The lives of three people collide and fancifully intertwine, closely linking their fates. This is a tragicomedy about the inscrutability of love and destiny, about the vulnerability of our existence.

 

* 2 prizes of the Russian festival “Kinotavr”

* Special Prize of the Jury at the Odessa IFF, Ukraine

* Grand Prix at the IFF “On the Edge”, Sakhalin, Russia

* Prize at the IFF “Eurasia”, Kazakhstan

* 2 awards at the IFF “Pacific Meridian”, Vladivostok

ANNA MELIKIAN

Scriptwriter, director, producer. Born in Baku, raised in Yerevan, lives in Moscow. Graduated from the director’s faculty of VGIK (2002, class of S.Solovyov and V.Rubinchik). Trained with various German film companies. Her student shorts became prizewinners at over 40 international film festivals, and have been purchased by the film museums in Rome and Melbourne. In 2002–2005 she made documentaries for TV. Since 2005 she manages her own film company “Magnum”. Prizewinner of national and international film festivals. Her director’s filmography includes “Mars” (2004), “The Mermaid” (2007), etc.

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