Darya Zhuk: Turnstyle TV LLC; Das Films / USA / Russia 2008
English / Spanish
1x58 / 2x52 minutes
Anna Akhmatova the most famous Russian poet of her time, a ''femme fatale''. For the Russians, Akhmatova was iconic not just for what she had done, but for the majesty of what she had not been allowed to do. By the time Anna Akhmatova was twenty-five, fate had granted her every conceivable gift: poetic talent, strength of character and beauty. With the commentary of the poet Anatoly Naiman, who knew Akhmatova in her last years.
Molodist Kiev International Film Festival - Ukraine 2009
Bogota International Documentary Encounters- Colombia 2009
Fipatel, FIPA International Film Festival, Biarritz - France 2009
International Cinematographers' Film Festival ''Manaki Brothers'' - Macedonia 2010
PAAVO - A Life In Five Courses
Finnish farm boy Paavo Turtiainen is hired into the Parisian household of Swedish theatre producer Lars Schmidt and his wife, actress Ingrid Bergman. The couple “adopts” and trains Paavo to navigate among the rich and famous. Encouraged by Schmidt, Paavo moves to New York and becomes an acclaimed chef and event planner for high society. In the film Ingrid Bergman’s daughters Isabella Rossellini and Pia Lindström talk about their “brother”.