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Zhila-byla odna baba

Жила-была одна баба

Directed by Andrey Smirnov
Russia, 2011


A chronicle of the life of an illiterate Russian peasant woman between 1909 and 1921, focusing on her private life and major historic events in the country.

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Zhila-byla odna baba Directed by Andrey Smirnov

Awards & Festivals

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

2012 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actress (High Commendation)

2012 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress

Russian Guild of Film Critics

2012 | 2 wins including: Best Actress (White Elephant)

2012 | 3 nominations including: Best Film (White Elephant)