Notes From The New World Awarded the Prize for The Best Innovative Screenplay - December 10th 2011.
Interview With Vitaly Sumin by Ioanna Fotiades - Corinth Film Festival
SCREENING - TUESDAY 12/6/11, 21:45
NOTES FROM THE NEW WORLD - Q&Α
STEVEN (24), a struggling actor is hired by BOB(50), a wealthy playwright, to play the lead in a show based on Dostoevsky s Notes from the Underground. To gather material, Bob hires IRINA(24), a Russian Mafia call girl, to visit Steven as Liza, the prostitute in the original story. Their interaction is observed on video monitors by Bob and through a window by SONIA(19), a beautiful stalker. The two women soon find themselves vying for Steven s affections as well as the leading female role in Bob s play. Their acting, it turns out, is not confined to the stage. Danger intrudes when a Mafia fortune disappears; everyone is suspected. Fortunately, Irina s boss and lover, MISHA(29), is distracted by the prospect of managing her to Hollywood stardom. The characters parallel destinies converge with the premiere of Bob s play. But after the curtain falls, the film goes on to answer one final question: Can true love, peace, and happiness be found in a world of ceaseless danger and deception. On another level the story suggests an amazing reading of the state of the post modern world. Are we witnessing certain realization of Dostoevsky s prophecies?..Starring : Nathanael Theisen (Steven), Rebeca Sigl (Irina), Natasha Blasick (Sonia), Jerry Prager (Bob), Devorah Lynn Dishington (Michelle), Rachel Garlington (Lolita), Maxim Pollack (Misha), Nick Tereshenko (Igor)...
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Daniela Loga and Donna West with The
Voice of Russia - April 25, 2011 was broadcasted
to 160 countries in 38 languages on short and medium
waves, in the FM band, via satellite and through global
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