Play time: 112 min.
Sound formats: Dolby Digital 5.1
Format: PAL, DVD (Keep case)
Screen format: Standard 4:3 (1.33:1)
Subtitles: English, Russian, French, German, Dutch
Menu languages: English, Russian
DVD region: 0 (All)
Passions (Petty Passions) (Enthusiasms) (Uvlecheniya) (RUSCICO)
Kira Muratova - Director
Ludwig Beethoven - Composer
Gennadiy Karyuk - Camera
Igor Kalenov - Producer
Genre Drama - Melodram
Total in Box 1
Release Date 1994
Rating 8 out of 10 stars, based on 1 votes
The blonde’s name is Lilia, the brunette’s – Violetta. The girls are fascinated by the horse races. Young racers are attracted to the girls. Sporting intrigues interlace with love affairs. Horses are taking the racers to the finish, and the winner gets it all… The precisely depicted atmosphere of horse races and a whole world of bizarre, touching, idiosyncratic characters are unveiled in one of the best films directed by Kira Muratova, which became classics of the European cinematography. After its premiere in February 1994, “Passions” have received critic and public acclaim at many European film festivals.
The film was awarded with Jury Prize and Critics Prize at Kinotavr (Russia), and with two Nikas (Russian Cinema Academy Prize) – “for the best director” and “as the best of the year”.
• Biography and Filmography of the Director Kira Muratova
• Comming soon on DVD
Blondinku zovut Liliya. Bryunetku - Violeta. Devushek privlekayut skachki na ippodrome. Molodye zhokei uvlekayutsya devushkami. Sportivnye intrigi perepletayutsya s lyubovnymi. Skakovye loshadi unosyat sedokov k finishu, gde pobeditelyu dostanetsya vse...
S tochnostyu peredannaya atmosfera skachek i tselyj mir strannyh, trogatelnyh, prichudlivyh personazhej v odnom iz luchshih filmov klassika evropejskogo kino Kiry Muratovoj. Premera sostoyalas 14 fevralya 1994 goda na Berlinskom Mezhdunarodnom Kinofestivale. Posle etogo “Uvlechenya” s uspehom demonstrirovalis na kinofestivalyah vsej Evropy.