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Countryside 35x45

Original Title (If different): 
Glubinka 35x45
Production country: 
Russian Federation
Running time (In minutes): 
not specified
Student film: 
Production year: 
June, 2009
Film Credits
About the Director: 

BIOGRAPHY OF EVGENY SOLOMIN 2009 The script writer, director and editor of the documentary «Countryside 35X45”, black and white, 35 mm/Digital Betacam, 43 min.) 2005 The producer of the documentary “The Fisherman and the Dancing girl”. 35 mm, color, 52 min., 2005. The film was nominated for the European Film Awards for the best documentary of 2006. 2001 The script writer, director and editor of the documentary «КАTORGA» («Kino-Siberia» film production company). The film was participating in different festivals, and it was awarded several prizes on the national and international film contests. 1998 The editor of the documentary film «Three Trailers» («Kino- Siberia» film production company). 1998 Graduated Higher Courses for Directing and Script Writing (Moscow), Department of Documentary Directing. 1997 The script writer and director of the documentary film «2 ½ WEEKS IN PARADISE» (West-Siberian Film Studio). Debut. The film was participating in different festivals, and it was awarded several prizes on the national and international film contests. 1995 The sound director for the documentary film «Flight to the Mars» («Kino- Siberia» film production company). 1995 Graduated from Novosibirsk State University, Department of Russian Language and Literature. 1972 Born in Kaluga Sity, Russia.

Film director: 
Evgeny Solomin
Elizaveta Solomina
Evgeny Solomin
Evgeny Solomin
Film photographer: 
Vladimir Ponomariov
Andrey Popov
Film synopsis: 
Throughout the country old Soviet passports are being exchanged for the new Russian ones. A provincial photographer is traveling from one Siberian village to another taking 35x45 mm passport photos of the villagers. Thanks to a large number of clients and profound observation of countryside life the films turns into poetic story about world-view of people living in remote areas at the cross-roads of two cultures, of Soviet and modern Russian ones.
Budget Range: 
Between $100 000 and $10 000
Technical infos
Technical infos
Original Film Format: 
35 mm
Format Ratio: 
Film Sound: 
Video master available ?: 
Video Type: 
Betacam SP
Festival Selection, Awards...
Festival selection, awards or citation already received and other comments... :
Already selected in a Festival?: 
Festival selections: 

Moscow International Film Festival, Russia, 2009.

The Festival of Russian Cinema “Window to Europe”, Vyborg, Russia, 2009.

The Open Documentary Film Festival “Russia”, Yekaterinburg, Russia, 2009:  The Grand Prix,  The Russian State Achieves of Film and Photo Do uments Award “For State Preservation - Worthy Film”,                                                                                                                                     -          The Documentary Promotion Fund named after Roman Karmen Award “For Artistry in Cinematic Publicism”.

The International Documentary Film Festival “Flahertiana”, Perm, Russia, 2009.The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2009.The best documentary film award / Potenza International Film Festival, Italy, 2009. The best directing award / “Window to Russia – XXI” Documentary Film Festival, Moscow, Russia, 2009. The Independent Documentary Film Festival “ArtDocFest,” Moscow, Russia, 2009The National Awards in Cinematic and Television Documentary “Laurel Branch”, Russia, 2009:               -     Best Film Documentary Award,                                                                                            -            The Best Point-of-View Documentary (ART film) Award.The diploma of the jury / International Film Festival on Human Rights “Stalker”, Moscow, Russia, 2009. The Helsinki Documentary Film Festival “DocPoint”, Finland, 2010.The International Documentary Film Festival “ZagrebDox”, Zagreb, Croatia, 2010.The Nicosia International  Documentary Film Festival  “Views of the World”, Cyprus, 2010.The Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival, Serbia, 2010. The nomination for the best documentary of 2009 / The National Academy of Motion Picture Arts “Nika”, Russia.The International Documentary Film Festival “BelDocs”, Belgrade, Serbia, 2010.The Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival, Argentina,  2010.The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Durham, USA, 2010.The International Documentary Film Festival “Visions du Reel”, Nyon, Switzerland, 2010.The honorable mention of the festival jury / The Festival of Central and Eastern European Film “GoEast”, Wiesbaden, Germany, 2010.The honorable mention of the jury / The Planete Doc Review Film Festival, Warsaw, Poland, 2010.The second Prize of the jury in the documentary film competition / The International Madrid Documentary Festival “Documenta Madrid”, Spain, 2010Festival Internacional de Cine Documental Encuentros del Otro Cine “Edoc”, Quito, Ecuador, 2010.The Grand Prix “Golden Horseshoe” / The International Film Festival “AsterFest”, Strumica, Macedonia, 2010.Monte-Carlo Television Festival, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, 2010. The first medium length award / ECOFILMS - Rodos International Film & Visual Arts Festival, Greece, 2010. Parnu International Documentary and Anthropology Film Festival, Parnu, Estonia, 2010. New Zealand International Film Festival, Wellington, New Zealand, 2010. The Lussas Documentary Film Festival, Lussas, France, 2010. The International Documentary Film Festival "Meetings in Siberia", Novosibirsk, Russia, 2010. The International Short and Animated Films Film Festival “Open Cinema”,  Sankt-Petersburg, Russia, 2010. Aye Aye Film Festival, Nancy – Lorraine, France, 2010. The Vladivostok International Film Festival of Asian Pacific countries “PACIFIC MERIDIAN”,Vladivostok, Russia, 2010. The CineMigrante Film Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2010.  The International Film Festival Eberswalde “Provinziale”, Germany, 2010. The International Film Festival “Doclisboa”, Lisbon, Portugal, 2010. The PRIX EUROPA, Berlin, Germany, 2010. The Grand Prix in International Short Film Competition  / The Taiwan International Documentary Festival, Taichung, Taiwan, 2010. The International 1001 Documentary Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey, 2010. The Russian Cinema Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia, 2010. The Best Short Documentary Award / The Minsk International Film Festival, Belarus, 2010. The International Documentary Film Festival “Fidadoc” in Agadir, Morocco, 2010. The Best Feature Documentary Award / The Barcelona Independent Film Festival “L'Alternativa”, Spain, 2010. The Montreal International Documentary Festival, Canada, 2010. Karama Human Rights Film Festival, Amman, Jordan, 2010.  


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