BIRDS OF PARADISE

RAISKIYE PTITCY

By Roman BALAYAN

SOTA CINEMA GROUP - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2008

Subtle phycological drama about times of censorship and unfreedom...

    • Year of production
    • 2008
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • UKRAINE
    • Languages
    • RUSSIAN
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Director(s)
    • Roman BALAYAN
    • Writer(s)
    • Rustam IBRAHIMBEKOV
    • Producer(s)
    • Oleg KOKHAN
    • Synopsis
    • Beginning of 80th... Soviet Union... To pick-up foreign broadcasting is prohibited, to express own opinion in front of other people is dangerous. You can openly speak only on the kitchens under the closed curtain and you can find truth on the self printed materials named “SAMIZDAT”. It is passing in an underhandway from friend to friend. KGB is listening telefon conversations, watching for unreliable persons and is planning annihilating dissidence.
      Main character - writer Sergey Goloborodko wrote the novel “Station Knol” that describing the back side of “Real Socialism”. KGB agents ready for everything: blackmails, arrests, assasinations that novel would not be published abroad, that truth about totalitarian order would not get over the iron curtain. The main friend of the writer is pushed by KGB to betray him, the famous writer - spiritual teacher of Sergey is arrested and died in prison and the beloved woman is vanishing from his life ....The characters trying to fly away from these obstacles but it is not so easy to fly from yorself....
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