CINE FANTOM Film Club presents: Ulyumzhi (You I Love), a film by Olga Stolpovskaya and Dmitriy Troitsky
Ulyumzhi (You I Love)
Duration: 83 minutes
Directed by Olga Stolpovskaya, Dmitry Troitsky
Camera-man: Alexander Simonov
Cast: Lyubov Tolkalina, Yevgeny Koryakovsky, Damir Badmaev
The film was a participant of the Panorama program of the Berlin International Film Festival in 2004, and the Kinotavr 2004 competition program. It won the Best Foreign Film prize at the New York Film Festival, and the Audience Award in Grenoble.
It is a comedy about how difficult it is to accept love, how hard it is to give love up, and about how many misunderstandings and strange happenings await some young Muscovites, when a young Kalmyk moves into their apartment. The film was released in distribution in the U.S., France, Germany, Spain, Mexico, Australia, and Russia.
From the critics:
"... an amazingly ridiculous, wild and organic spectacle..."
Andrei Plakhov, Kommersant
"...early Almadovar transferred to Moscow."
New York Post
"...last year's most scandalous Russian film."
Time Out Moscow
"... elegant and funny, showing a life full of contradictions in contemporary Moscow."
Note! The director's cut will be shown.