Elena Nikolaeva // Russian Federation, 2008
Fiction Feature // FF2008
17-year-old Nadeshda (Elena Velikanova) moves to Moscow and dreams of going to acting school. But her only friends die in an accident and she must look after their nine-month-old baby son Vanechka. It seems the only way to save Vanechka from forced adoption is for Nadeshda to marry oligarch Pavel (Andrey Panin). Won the Award of the President at the Tarkowski Festival 2007.
Elena Velikanova, Andrey Panin, Maxim Galkin, Nina Ruslanova
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