Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Mikhail Agranovich and Oleg Jankowski: Come Look at Me - Приходи на меня посмотреть (2000)

Directed by: Mikhail Agranovich, Oleg Jankowski.
Cast: Yekaterina Vasilyeva, Irina Kupchenko, Oleg Jankowski, Natalia Shchukin, Ivan Jankowski.

This chamber comedy concerns a dying mother who is certain that she will depart "any day now." She expresses her grief that she has not lived to see her only daughter, Tania, get married or have children. A chance knock on the door by a wealthy entrepreneur bearing champagne and roses who has the wrong apartment block for a date gives Tania a sudden flash of inspiration to put a happier spin on the surely imminent and sad demise of her beloved ma. The man, played by Yankovsky himself, decides with some bemusement to go along with the scheme. ...

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