JUST THE TWO OF US

 

Short film

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A story about love, hate and loneliness, depicting several days from the life of two brothers. They work as track walkers on a railway somewhere in rural Russia. It is a screen adaptation of the short story "Two Guys from the Track Walkers' Hut on the 9th km". The author of the story, Vyacheslav Pietsukh, is a well-known contemporary Russian writer. He writes mostly about ordinary Russians.

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2001

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Directed by Aleksandr Veledinskiy

Written by Vasili Pyetsukh and Aleksandr Veledinskiy

DOP  Oleg  Lukichyov

Producer  Katia Filippova, Sabina Eremeeva

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Cast: Sergey Makovetskiy, Vladimir Steklov

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Festivals and awards:

2001

  • Cannes International Film Festival (France) - “Un Certain Regard” program

  • “EXPO” Film Festival in New York (USA) - Best debut - Aleksandr Veledinskiy

2002

  • “Kinoshok” Film Festival in Anapa (Russia) - Grand Prix

  • Russian Guild of Film Critics award

  • “Literature and cinema” Film Festival (Russia) - Grand Prix

  • “Message to Man” International Film Festival (Russia) - Best short film award