Shoes

Shoes
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Shoes (2012)

Country: Russia, Belarus, Czech Republic, France, Poland

Duration: 19 min.

Genre: Drama, History, Short

Slogan: "They are alive, as long as we remember. And we are alive, as long as we remember"

Original idea: Dmitry Parshkov 

Director: Costa Fam 

Writer: Costa Fam 

Composer: Egor Romanenko 

Actors: Uliana Elina, Tatiana Spyrgyash, Ilya Uglava, Alexander Bokovets

Producers: Costa Fam, Uriy Igrushа, Miсhail Bykov, Alexey A. Petrukhun, Tanya Dovidovskaya, Krzysztof Wiech, Tania Rakhmanova, Alexey Timofeev, Aleksandr Kulikov, Igor Lopatonok, Sergey Zhdanovich

Cameramen: Asen Shopov, Sergey Novikov, Otabek Djuraev, Marec Gajczak

Nomination: Out of competition, Special screenings

Age limitations: 6+

Plot

The first installment traces the personal history of a Jewish girl in 1930s-1940s from the point of view of a pair of red shoes. Starting from the shop window where the shoes were purchased and ending at a mountain of discarded shoes of the victims in a mass grave of the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Rewards and nominations

  • Monaco International Film Festival (Monaco), Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Original Music, Best Producer, Best Cinematographer, Angel Peace Award
  • Grand Prix Video Festival Imperia (Italy)
  • Pitching project was held at the 65th Cannes Film Festival
  • The film is invited to a collection of Yad Vashem (Israel) reference number is V-6195
  • Radiant Angel Festival (Russia), Best Live Action Short Film Award
  • Artkino Festival (Russia), The best experimental film Award
  • 1st place of the festival "Vstrechi na Vjatke" (Russia, Kirov)
  • Special prize magazine "NewMag", the festival "Golden Apricot" (Armenia)
  • Festival KONIK (Russia), the prize For the contribution to the short film development in Russia
  • Festival KONIK (Russia), the prize For the musical solution
  • Opening Film Festival special program in Haifa (Israel)