TESTO / a film by Mikhail Torich / official 2012 trailer
Testo film by Mikhail Torich has been officially premiered at the World Music and Independent Film Festival 2012
in Washington DC and has received the Best Experimental Film 2012 award on August 25, 2012
Shot in St. Petersburg, Russia in 2008-2009, film has been edited in the US in 2010. Original music ahs been finished in 2011 along with the further translation and dubbing into the English language.
Film shows one day of the ex-famous female rock band. Only the lead vocalist remains active on stage and schedules the annual meeting, dedicated to the band's anniversary, on which they traditionally sculpt dumplings. Her path is filled with transformations - of age, city decorations and time. Suddenly she realizes that 2 other 'girls' have never been as lonely as she thought.
starring: Snega band, Olga Kropotova, Valentina Ivanova, Ekaterina Gladilina, Aleksei Rahov, Mariya Levchenko, Mertvaya Forel and many more, screenplay: Sarra Levinger, camera: Max Tigai, original music: Snega band, Aleksey Rahov & Olga Kropotova, translation supervision: Xavier Lepopstar, voice-over dubbing: Gabriela Traistaru, Elliott J Chapa, director: Mikhail Torich Russia-USA 2008-2011