() is a 2006 Russian drama
directed by Siberian dramatist and director Ivan Vyrypayev
, most recently acclaimed as a co-screenwriter of Bumer 2
. This drama, rightly classified as tragedy, exposes shocking truth about cultural and material poverty of Russian provincial village. In the same year Euphoria
won the Kinotavr
Special Prize of the Jury. At the Russian Film Festival past autumn 2007 in the United Kingdom it was appreciated also, became one of the most successful festival films.
The movie stars
include young and not yet widely known Russian actors such as Polina Agureeva
and Mikhail Okunev
. Directed by Ivan Vyrypayev
, who has attracted considerable local and international acclaim for his plays (including "Oxygen" staged in more than 20 countries).
They saw each other only once. At a drunken wedding. Their eyes met. That was it. Something that they have never known before, something they cannot comprehend happened. Now they cannot live and breathe without each other. As if powerful a river stream, an almost cosmic magnetism, pulls them together with irresistible intensity. They feel as if they no longer belong to themselves, their relatives, their friends.
She lives with her husband. He is a little older; she is still young and beautiful. They have a little daughter and a mad dog. Do they have love?
And there lives he. He, with flaxy hair like steep grass and piercing deep blue eyes.
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