Call number: DVD-5535

Krotkaia [Une Femme Douce] [A Gentle Creature]

Slot Machine, in co-production with Arte France Cinéma, GP Cinema Company, LOOKSfilm, Studio Uljana Kim, Wild at Art, Graniet Film BV, Solar Media Entertainment, in association with Wild Bunch, Haut et Court, Potemkine Films, Atoms & Void, Film Angels Studio, with the financial support of Fonds Eurimages du Conseil de l'Europe, Aide à la Coproduction Franco-Allemande, Le Centre National du Cinéma et de L'image Animée, Filmförderungsanstalt, L'Institut Français, L'Aide aux Cinémas du Monde, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, National Film Centre of Latvia, Riga Film Fund, Netherlands Film Production Incentive, Netherlands Film Fund Film, Lithuanian National Radio and Television, Lithuanian Film Centre, The Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, 2017
Producer: Marianne Slot
Executive producer: Carine Leblanc
Co-producers: Valentina Mikhaleva, Galina Sementsova, Lev Karakhan, Gunnar Dedio, Uljana Kim, Peter Warnier, Marc van Warmerdam, Serge Lavrenyuk
Associate producers: Sergei Loznitsa, Maria Choustova
Screenplay: Sergei Loznitsa, from the story by Fedor Dostoevskii
Photography: Oleg Mutu
Production design: Kirill Shuvalov

A gentle creature 	        Vasilina Makovtseva
Passenger, her sister 	        Roza Khairullina
Blue face 		        Valeriu Andriutã
Human Rights activist	        Liia Akhedzhakova		
Man with spread teeth 	        Sergei Kolesov
Man with the arms in plaster 	Boris Kamorzin		
Young harlot 			Alisa Kravtsova		
Head of the prison 		Sergei Russkin		
The compassionate one	        Marina Kleshcheva		
Passenger 			Vadim Dubovsky		
Gaoler 			        Svetlana Kolesova		
Taxi driver 			Sergei Fedorov	
Police Lieutenant 		Aleksandr Zamuraev		
Fellow traveller 		Konstantin Itunin		
Police driver 			Anton Makushin		
Pauper 			        Nikolai Koliada		
Goat-faced man in train 	Viktor Nemets
143 minutes
In Russian with optional English subtitles

Blu-ray disc
Region code B
Aspect ratio 2.67:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features Interview with the writer and director Sergei Loznitsa, July 2017, in Russian with optional English subtitles, 22 minutes 24 seconds
A Gentle Creature: An appreciation by Peter Hames, in English, 27 minutes 43 seconds
Theatrical trailer
Illustrated booklet featuring new writing on the film by Jonathan Romney and an interview with Loznitsa.
Source Arrow Academy

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