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Tender Heart

A Feature film by Ermek Shinarbaev

Produced by ACC Productions

Production year : 1994

    Synopsis

    The action of "Tender Heart" takes place at the present time in Alma Ata. The main character, Aijan, a 45 year old woman, is a former star ballet dancer. She is a dance professor at the Opera. She is well off and her existence seems peaceful. Her pleasant and problemless life is suddenly upset the day when Adik, a 25 year old young man, druk, tries to rape her. This is the beginning of a deadly passion between this woman and the young outcast. Adik, raving with love, starts following her everywhere. Aijan becomes an absolute obsession for him. Aijan tries everything at her reach to forbid this young man - who is the same age as her son - to enter her life. Between these two beings a strange relationship will be established, made both out attraction and of refusal. But this mad love becomes too intense for Adik's tender heart... A beatiful, violent and pudic love story...

    Actors (3)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    ACC Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    A.C.C.

    Foreign production company :

    Kazakhfilm studios

    French distribution :

    Grands Films Classiques (Les)

    Full credits (7)

    Executive Producers :

    Ken Legargeant, Romaine Legargeant

    Director of Photography :

    Sergueï Kosmanev

    Press Attaché (film) :

    André-Paul Ricci

    Production Designer :

    Vladimir Trapeznikof

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production country :

    Kazakhstan

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Kazakhstan)

    Production year :

    1994

    French release :

    Runtime :

    1 h 25 min

    Current status :

    Visa number :

    84.314

    Visa issue date :

    29/09/1994

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66