Director: Pavel Lungin
Writers: Aleksandr Galin, Pavel Lungin
Stars: Marat Basharov, Mariya Mironova, Andrey Panin
Special mention Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 2000
Best actor Andrei PANIN , Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2000
Best Actor in a Supporting Role Andrei PANIN , Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2000
Prix du meilleur film au Festival "Une fenêtre sur l'Europe, Vyborg, 2000
Tatyana (Mariya Mironova) tired of the glamour capital life comes back to her native urban village Lypki in Tulskaya region in order to marry her first love Misha (Marat Basharov). Misha like everyone here is a miner short of money due to the occasional salary payments, but the wedding has to be celebrated. The needed money will be digged up. And here starts unimaginable – the real Russian wedding in the village. It is quite an eyeful show!