Women of village Nedelnoe share with us today their childhood impressions that they have been carrying through the years and life experience and their vivid memories of the Great Patriotic War outbreak.
A special role in the Great Patriotic War was given to Nedelnoe by fate. This is what our story about...
From such villages near Moscow, located on the main line of the front, began a long way to the victory...
And only there, on that earth, which our grandmothers and grandfathers defended together, they were happy...
This film is a continuity of times, the last fragile link with alive eyewitnesses of the military events of the 1941.

  • Mikhail Ananiev
  • Mikhail Ananiev
  • The author of the idea, director of the project, General producer - Olga Lapteva
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    "Недельное. Первые километры войны"
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    28 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 15, 2018
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
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    Russian Federation
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Director Biography - Mikhail Ananiev

Born in 1969 in Monchegorsk. He worked for the radio stations then, for TV companies in Murmansk. He got several awards at international festivals in Scandinavia for documentaries. He won the nomination "Best presenter" at the festival of regional TV companies "All Russia" in 1999. He got an award for the best journalistic film at the festival "Golden Tambourine" in Khanty-Mansiysk. Since 2001, he has been working in Moscow as a TV host and later became the director of the program "Vremechko". In 2007 he created his own company, which produces films for central Russian TV channels. Within ten years he became an author, director and producer of more than 200 films that were shown on Сhannel One, TV Center, Channel 5, Match TV. In 2017, he was nominated for Tefi by TV Center Channel for the documentary series "Kings of the episode".

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Selected filmography:
"Goddesses of Socialism"- Channel One
"Lapin’s List"- TVC
"Wedding in Malinovka. Uninvented Stories "- Channel One
"The last spring of Rostislav Pljatt"- Channel One
"Placido Domingo. The curse of the opera "- TVC
"Glare and poverty of Soviet models"- TVC
"Invisible Front"- TVC
"Galina Vishnevskaya. Life after Glory "- TVC
"Hello, I am your Kalyagin"- Channel One
"Maxim Dunaevsky. To destiny we’ll whisper more than once” – Channel One
"Vivid history. Movie Legends – Channel 5. Producer of all 50 films, author and director of some of them
"Kings of the episode"-22 series TVC - producer, author, director, series in progress, to be continued
"Alina Kabaeva. Ease as a reward" - Match TV
"Alexander Karelin. Duel with myself "- Match TV
"Lady X"- Channel One
"Man, under control"- Channel One
"Oleg Vidov. Horseman with head "- TVC
" Yuri Bogatyryov. Stolen life " - TVC
" Lyubov Orlova. Bifacial and the great " - TVC
"Oleg Efremov. Last confession " - TVC
"Karel Gott and everyone" - TVC
"Vladimir Vysotsky. Unperformed, unsung"-TVC
"Alexey Batalov. Aka Goga, aka Gosha "-TVC
"Echo of the Kursk Salient" – TVC