ORIGINAL TITLE Bop (Vor)
DURATION 97 min.
DIRECTOR Pavel Chukhrai
SCRIPT Pavel Chukhrai
MUSIC Vladimir Dashkevich
PHOTOGRAPHY Vladimir Klimov
CAST Vladimir Mashkov, Misha Filipchuk, Yekaterina Rednikova
AWARDS 1997: Nominated for Oscar: Best Foreign Language
1997: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language film
1997: Venice International Jury Prize of youth. 4 nominations
1997: Nominated for Goya: Best European Film
Genre Drama | Anos 50. childhood
SYNOPSIS fall of 1952, Sanya, six years old, and his young mother Katya directed by train through the cold and hungry Russia is still struggling to recover from World War II. Like many others in post-war Europe, this young widow and her fatherless child strive to have at least one life acceptable means to them for shelter and food to eat. A handsome young uniformed officer named Tolyan gets on the train at one station, and immediately feels attracted to Katya. Early in the morning the three of them down in a small provincial town where he rented a room in a communal apartment full of neighbors. They live as a family, Tolyan Katya loves Sonya and tells me to call him "papa". The child can not do it all the time and still thinking about his real father. But one day the truth comes out ..