Russian Resurrection Film Festival Tour

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gregdolgopolovThe Russian Resurrection Film Festival presents Australian premieres of Russia’s finest comedies, romances and dramas. The RRFF has been growing and expanding Russian cinema and culture Australia-wide to become one of the oldest, largest and most respected Russian film festivals outside of Russia.

Attend an intimate VIP pre-screening vodka and blini party, and discussion hosted by festival artistic director, Greg Dolgopolov, followed by the Australian premiere of Sunstroke.

Russian Resurrection Film Festival Insider Session of  SUNSTROKE – includes cocktails and blini celebration!


Sunstroke takes place in1920, with Imperial Russia is on the verge of collapse. The last soldiers loyal to the Tsar are held in a prison camp awaiting Moscow’s decision regarding their fate… The Lieutenant recalls his encounter, years earlier, with a beautiful, enigmatic woman. During the course of a steamboat voyage their paths crossed briefly. The Woman was married and The Lieutenant was engaged, but their mutual attraction was overpowering. Their ‘sunstroke’, (as they called it), led them into a night of passion: a single night of such sensual intensity that The Lieutenant remembers it to this day, even now clinging to this memory of an opulent Russia and a better life… Academy Award® winning director Nikita Mikhalkov delivers an epic saga, skillfully moving from laughter to tears, from lightness to intense drama, told through a cavalcade of colourful and touching characters, painting a dreamlike and magnificent portrait of Russia during its glory days.


Venue:  SET BAR, Event Cinemas George Street, Sydney

Date:     Saturday 31st October 2015

Time:    6:30pm

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