A film “Actress” was one of the cinematography remarkable events. Released in 2007, this movie didn’t fit well into a common idea of contemporary motion pictures. A famous Russian director Stanislav Govoruhin had no intention to create a box-office hit. His attention was focused on problems and imperfections of ordinary people.
The movie displays things as they are – but still slightly romances real life. The storyline is based on a small episode of a theatre actress life, which is out of luck in love and is badly casted. She dreams of fruitful career and family happiness.
A lead character, Anya, lives in a small chamber in a dormitory. Her close friend lends Anya support and gives her advisory opinion. One evening they were amusing leisure by playing patience and drinking vodka neat. This moment turns out to be a tipping point for Anya. Her life changes cardinally. Anya finds love and gets a long-awaited part in a beloved theatre. Thus she shifts up from failure to truly happy girl which has everything she dreamed of.
Production: Russia, 2007
Duration: 102 min.
Director: Stanislav Govoruhin
Cast: Evgeniya Dobrovolskaya, Yurii Stepanov, Mariya Aronova, Dmitry Pevcov, Aleksandr Abdulov, Fedor Bondarchuk, Mikhail Efremov