Maya has arrived in Moscow from Tajikistan, longing for happiness with her beloved man who lives in Moscow with no rights. Through her eyes we are to see the world of today's Russia…
Film director, scriptwriter, a master in telling ordinary stories about people and for people, stories in which eternal values clash with the truth of life. Graduated from the film institute VGIK (1982, faculty of directing and acting, class of S. Gerasimov and T. Makarova). Winner of international and national film festivals: “Tiger Award” of the Rotterdam IFF (2003), FIPRESCI awards (IFF Cottbus 1998 and Moscow IFF 2007) and several other prizes.
2007 Nothing Personal
2005 Babysitter required
2002 With love, Lilya
1998 Happy Birthday!