Songs of Tenderness: Dedicated to Ludmila Senchina

Anastasia is just one step away from her dream job in a prestigious magazine about music. Her last task is to write about an artist from USSR. A friendly record shop owner tells her about the Julie Andrews of Russia - Ludmila Senchina.

Anastasia unravels a wonderful world of beautiful songs about love and tenderness sang by one the greatest voices of Soviet Union.

  • Pavel Finozhenkov
  • Angelina Riznyk
  • Olga Chaplygina
  • Anastasia Lyashenko
    Key Cast
  • Igor Kolesnikov
    Key Cast
    "Record shop owner"
  • Olesya Zubkova
    Key Cast
    "Magazine director"
  • Anton Miryasov
    Key Cast
    "Anastasias lover"
  • Irina Kozhevnikova
    Key Cast
    "Anastasias mother"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Песни о нежности: Посвящается Людмиле Сенчиной
  • Project Type:
    Music Video, Short, Other
  • Genres:
    Musical, Romance, Family, Tribute
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 39 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 24, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    2,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
  • Country of Filming:
    Russian Federation
  • Language:
    English, Russian
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Russian Elementary Cinema
    St Petersburg
    Russian Federation
    December 6, 2019
    Best Short Film
  • Druk International Film Festival
    June 1, 2020
    Best romantic short film
  • Russian Film Festival
    Russian Federation
    November 20, 2019
    Official Selection
  • KinoSTART
    Russian Federation
    November 16, 2019
  • Sunrise Film Award
    Russian Federation
    December 28, 2019
    Best Short Film
Director Biography - Pavel Finozhenkov

My name is Pavel Finozhenkov, 21 years old, born and living in Moscow, Russia. I've been invested in making films and photography since my early childhood. My main source of inspiration are Walt Disney classics and Soviet fairytale films. I'm currently studying on my 5th year in Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography for animation and multimedia. I've also completed 9 years of piano school and often make musical scores for my own projects.

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Director Statement

In those times, all we really need is a good story about things that make us humans - love and kindness.