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Short stories

Short stories
Russia, 2012
105 mins
Drama, Comedy
Mikhail Segal
Andrey Merzlikin (“Brest Fortress”, “Inhabited Island”), Igor Ugolnikov, Tamara Mironova


Young writer left his first manuscript in publishing house. From the beginning nobody believed in him, and unprinted book could soon be thrown away into trash bin…but one day bored secretary started reading first novel. Very soon, events described in unprinted book started influence over girl’s life. And from that moment life of every reader, everyone who opened the book and read at least one page will be mysteriously changed…

International awards and festivals:

Kinotavr 2012: Best Film Play Award and Film Experts & Critics Award

Montreal Film Festival: non-competitive screening in Focus on World Cinema program.

International Film Festival Pacific Meridian: Audience Award.

London Film Festival: participant.

Festival of Russian Cinema in Marbella: Best Film Award, Audience Award.

International Film Festival in Dublin: Film Critics’ Award.

Jameson Dublin Film Festival: best director