Зеркало
Nirvana

Russia, 2008
director Igor Voloshin
script Olga Larionova
producers Sergey Selyanov, Irina Pavlova
director of photography Dmitry Yashonkov
music Alexander Kopeikin
designers Pavel Parkhomenko, Nadezhda Vasilieva, Alexander Galeev
editing Tatyana Kuzmicheva
cast Artur Smolyaninov, Olga Sutulova, Maria Shalaeva, Tatyana Tkach, Roman Radov, Mikhail Evlanov, Andrei Khabarov, Vadim Franchuk, Leonid Voron, Tatyana Samoilova
Alisa comes to Saint Petersburg and moves in an apartment with a girl named Val and her boyfriend Valera, known as "Dead". Val works as a bartender in a nightclub. She has learned to trust nobody and expects nothing of anyone except herself. Only Val's boyfriend keeps her in this world – for his sake she left behind everything that she loved. But then Val ends up alone and realizes that Alisa is the only person who will never betray her. The film won the Best Debut award at the Kinotavr Film Festival in 2008 and was nominated for a Nika Award for best costume design.

Introduction by Nadezhda Vasilieva and Igor Voloshin.
Igor Voloshin worked as an actor and director, his short documentary Bitch won the award for Best First Appearance at the IDFA in Amsterdam as well as the FIPRESCI Award for Best Debut. In 2004 Igor Voloshin was awarded the Triumph Prize for achievement in the art. In 2005 Mr. Voloshin received a grant for screenwriting from the Hubert Bals Fund at the Rotterdam IFF. World Premiere Berlinale 2008, "Nirvana" first feature. In 2010 jointly with producer Alexander Orlov Voloshin sets up a film production company Bulldozerfilms. In 2011 Bulldozerfilms enters the market with short Atlantic motion picture as part of Experement 5ive project starring Denis Lavant. In July 2011 the international premier of Bedouin, Voloshin's latest full-length feature film, was celebrated at 46th International Karlovy Vary Film Festival. Presently Igor Voloshin is elaborating a new project starring Russian comedy icon Sergey Svetlakov.

Igor Voloshin
Director