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Time Time135 mins
LanguageRussian
Warning Violence
Yuri’s Day
Юрьев день

Before leaving Russia and moving to Western Europe, famous opera singer Lyuba travels to her hometown to say goodbye and show her teenage son around. But Andrey, Lyuba’s son, disappears and she must stay in the place she hates the most to search for him. A piercing exploration of identity and transformation, against the backdrop of a Russian hinterland, surrounded by Orthodox churches and snow.

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Geraldine Sebastian
Geraldine Sebastian
Superb
A very moving film.
Awards and Festivals
2008
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Grand Prix
Warsaw Film Festival, Poland
2008
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Best Actress
Kinovatr Film Festival, Russia
2008
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Best Actress
Golden Eagle Awards
Academy of Motion Pictures, Russia
2008
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Winner
Youth Prize
Locarno Film Festival, Switzerland
Cast and Crew