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Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari

This is a film-pattern, a film-calendar. 22 short stories about women of Mari. A kind of Mari Decameron.

Feature film, with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, with the participation of the "Red Arrow" Film Company, with the financial support of "Kenpo-Kaliy" Trade House, support at the box office -"Cinema Fund".

  • Genre: etnic tale
  • Year: 2012
  • Director: Alexey Fedorchenko
  • Written by: Denis Osokin
  • Cinematographer: Shandor Berkeshy
  • Music: Andrey Karasev
  • Production Designers: Zorikto Dorzhiev, Artem Habibulin
  • Designers: Sergey Antipinskiy, Sergey Tanygin
  • Makeup artist: Polina Statsenko
  • Costume Designer: Olga Gusak
  • Sound: Timofey Shestakov
  • Film editor: Roman Vazhenin
  • Co-producer: Michael Shchukin
  • Producer: Leonid Lebedev
  • Producer: Dmitry Vorobyev
  • Producer: Alexey Fedorchenko


Julia Aug, Yana Esipovich, Vasiliy Domrachev, Daria Ekamasova, Olga Dobrina, Yana Troyanova, Olga Degtyarova, Alexandr Ivashkevich, Yana Sexte


  • Award of the Federal Foreign Office “for artistic originality which creates cultural diversity”, The International Film Critic's Award of the International Federation of Film Critics FIPRESCI, 13th GOEAST - FESTIVAL OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPEAN FILM
  • Award for the Best Script, Award for the Best Camera, Diploma of the Russian Guild of Film Scholars and Film Critics, 24th Open Russian Film Festival KINOTAVR 
  • Audience award, Special Prize of the "Variety" Magazine for the Best Camera, THE VII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL NAMED AFTER ANDREY TARKOVSKY
  • Student Critics Jury Award, 67th Edinburgh International Film Festival 
  • Grand Prix, 13th t-mobile new horizons International Film Festival