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124 Ratings



Directed by Valeriy Todorovskiy
Russia, 2008
Drama, Musical, Romance


In a fantastical 1950s Moscow, straight-laced Mels swaps his drab Communist uniform for a saxophone, pompadour and zoot suit in this vibrant musical that is bursting with razzle and dazzle and of course, rhythm.

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Directed by Valeriy Todorovskiy

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival

2009 | Vanguard

Chicago International Film Festival

2009 | 2 wins including: Best Art Direction (International Competition)

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