Courtesy of Gift of Life Foundation

Courtesy of Gift of Life Foundation

The Puppet Syndrome. Charity Screening followed by a talk with Chulpan Khamatova.

At ICA Gallery, London

7 May 2016

In honour of the Gift of Life Foundation’s 5th anniversary, Chulpan Khamatova will be doing a charity tour in London.

The screening of The Puppet Syndrome and the subsequent discussion with Chulpan Khamatova will take place on May 7th at 13:30 at the Institute of Contemporary Arts Cinema 1, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH.

In the film adaptation of Dina Rubina’s The Puppet Syndrome, directed by Elena Khazanova, Chulpan Khamatova plays the remarkable role of Lisa, a doll come to life and the beloved of the protagonist (Evgeny Mironov). It is a story of the all-consuming love of a creator and his creation, revealed through image, music and dance. After the screening, Khamatova will talk about the filming process and her work on the role of a doll, about the extraordinary, complex characters of the protagonists, and about her creative collaboration with Evgeny Mironov.

Film in Russian with English subtitles.

Please visit the Facebook page for more information and to buy tickets.