I Love You

  • 72'
  • Russia
  • 2011
Two young, dynamic voices from Russian film: that of D.O.P and director Pavel Kostomarov and that of documentary director Alexander Rastorguov are united in this modern experiment, in search of a new film language and new methods.
There are three stories of three young male friends from Rostov-on-Don. The authors were casted from fifty open-minded non-professionals who would not be scared to use a camera themselves and who could record their own lives while being totally natural. The directors have chosen those real life stories of people who were interlinked with one another and built up a mosaic of their life episodes, with love as the leitmotief. The result is a fascinating melodramatic story using the dynamics and language of YouTube. It also is an inexpensive movie of the collegial authorship that marks the contemporary era.
According to the authors, this project is a key point in their creative careers. They are continuing to study the potential of this method in a new project under the title You Too.
Directors
Alexander Rastorguev, Pavel Kostomarov
Premiere
World première
Country of production
Russia
Production Year
2011
Festival Edition
IFFR 2011
Length
72'
Medium
Betacam Digi PAL
Original title
Ja tebya lublu
Language
Russian
Producers
Alexander Rodnyansky, Sergey Melkumov
Production Company
Non-Stop Production
Sales
Non-Stop Production
Screenplay
Alexander Rastorguev, Pavel Kostomarov
Editor
Alexander Rastorguev, Pavel Kostomarov
Sound Design
Georgiy Ermolenko
Cast
Vladislav Kuzmenko, Stanislav Cherkasov