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The Stone Guest
  • 9 min.
  • russian

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“Oh, it’s heavy, The stony grip of his right hand!” Alexander Pushkin “The Little Tragedies” The key figure of the Great October Socialist Revolution of 1917 in Russia was Lenin. After his death in 1924 Lenin’s image was immortalized in countless numbers of monuments in the Soviet Union and in the Soviet bloc’s countries. In her film, the artist refers to depicted in stone image of the Revolution leader based on archival materials and found footage. There is neither living nor dead Lenin in the film; only “the stone guest” become ingrained in Soviet people lives after his death. The film is preceded by a quote from «Little Tragedies» drama ("The Stone Guest" play) by Alexander Pushkin, in which a monument kills touching.

Authors

Crew

Director
Marina Fomenko
Screenwriter
Marina Fomenko
Cinematographer
Archival materials
Producer
Marina Fomenko
Composer
Vladimir Tarasov

Movie about

Movie awards and festivals

Artdocfest 2019

Hors concours

International festivals 2019

Prizewinner

22nd FALUDI FILM FESTIVAL — Budapesht (Vengriya) — 2 PRIZ V KATEGORII KOROTKOMETRAZhNYY DOKUMENTAL'NYY FIL'M

Winner of international festivals 2019

Grand prize

Cinalfama Lisbon International Film Festival — Lissabon (Portugaliya) — SPECIL'NOE UPOMINANIE ZhYuRI