Archive of films Salt / Soľ

2001, 29 min

Section: Documentary Films in Competition
Year: 2001


The significante of salt is the stuff of fairytales. But do we know where and how salt is mined? How it is extracted and by whom? Who processes it and how? Is it only a necessary seasoning or does it have a photogenic beauty? The answers offered by this Russian documentary are equally prosaic and poetic.

About the director

Svetlana Mouzychenko (Zonova) was born in the Khabarovsk Region. She graduated from the Novosibirsk Theatre College and in 1998 from the VGIK. Ar present she is working at Risk Film Studio, Moscow. Filmography: Transformation Scene (1994), Sleepless Nights (1996), Beauty, Goodness, Endearment (1999), The Salt (2001). Prizes: Prize for best debut, Russia Open Festival, Ekaterinbourg, Prize for the best documentary film - International Human Rights Festival "Stalker". Moscow, Prize for t)best documentary film, - XIX Moscow Film Festival (VGIK), Prize Silver Knight at International Film Forum

About the film

Black & white, 35 mm

Section: Documentary Films in Competition
Director: Svetlana Mouzychenko (Zonova)
Screenplay: Světlana Muzičenková / Svetlana Mouzychenko
Dir. of Photography: Ruslan Gerasimenkov
Music: Mikael Tariverdiev
Editor: Olga Šapošniková / Olga Shaposhnikova
Producer: Natalia Želtuchinová / Natalia Zheltoukhina
Production: Risk Film Studio

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