Director: Avdotya Smirnova
Screen Play by: Avdotya Smirnova
Director of Photography: Sergey Machilsky
Art-director: Nikola Samonov
Make-up artist: Klavdia Malish
Sound Director: Lev Ezhov
Composer: Boris Grebenschikov Alexey Steblev Petr Klimov
Editor: Gleb Nikulskiy Elena Andreeva
Starring: Anna Mikhalkova Mikhail Porechenkov Dmitry Shevchenko Anastasia Seglia Andrey Proshkin Irina Rozanova Leonid Yarmolnik Alexey Popogrebsky
Producer: Alexey Uchitel
Production: Rock Films with the support of the Federal Agency for Culture and Cinematography
Country of production: Russia
Time: 83 min
Ilya lives in Moscow, Nina lives in St. Petersburg. Ilya has a beautiful wife and a daughter, Nina’s husband is an artist, and they have a young son. Nina occasionally travels to Moscow to see her partners in the publishing industry. Ilya sometimes comes to St. Petersburg on business. But more often they are in the train between St. Petersburg and Moscow just to see each other. Because they have an affair.
This film is about the second love, which always comes in the wrong time, and which can be the greatest happiness as well as the greatest disaster. It is about two people struggling to be free, who discover that freedom can be more difficult to relinquish than to acquire...
AwardOpen Russian Film Festival Kinotavr
AwardFilm Festival Kino-Yalta
AwardThe National Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Russia "Golden Eagle"