Friday, 7 October 2011

Alexander Gordon: Brothel Lights aka The Lights of the Brothel - Огни притона (2011)

Director: Alexander Gordon
Cast: Oxana Fandera, Eugene Tsyganov, Alexei Levinski, Anna Slu, Katerina Shpica, Bogdan Stupka, Natalia Fisson, Ada Rogovceva

Odessa, 1958. The mistress of a small brothel is a real beauty with a bright personality, a character who is at once deep and tragicomic. …Mum Lyuba quits her job. Her future is to become the wife of a sea captain and to live the best years of her life quietly, comfortably and in a careless way. However Lyuba chooses the fragile poet and soothsayer Adam over the reliable and well-off captain. The plan for her personal life changes suddenly. As Mum Lyuba says, “I feel bad for people, especially everyone”.

The Audience Choice Award for the Best Russian Film at Vladivostok International Film Festival.

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