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Alexander Rodnyansky – Mama, I’m Home #Venezia78

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Helmer producer Alexander Rodnyansky talks about his last production and his method to pick projects, and the role of producer.

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PODCAST | Angelo Acerbi interviews Alexander Rodnyansky, producer of the film Mama, I’m Home.

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Alexander Rodnyamsky has a long list of films in his producer history. He talks with Fred Radio about what lead him to his last film, Mama I’M Home by Vladimir Bitokov and about the role of a producer and how it changed in the last years. He still follows his mission to scout and find new voices to bring to the light.

Mama, I’m Home : Tonya is a bus-driver in a village on the outskirts of Nalchik, a modest city in the republic of Kabardino-Balkaria. Together with her daughter, Tonya is eagerly awaiting the return of her only son, who is fighting for a Russian private military contractor in Syria. When Tonya is told that he has been killed in action, she refuses to believe it. She is sure that there was a mistake and her son is alive. She begins a grueling public battle with the contractor and the authorities, demanding the return of her son. When it becomes obvious that all efforts to silence Tonya are fruitless, a strange young man arrives on her doorstep…


  • Reporter
    Angelo Acerbi
  • Guest
    Alexander Rodnyansky
  • Interviewee role
  • Film title
    Mama, I'm Home
  • Festival section
    Orizzonti Extra
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