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You and I -- Two girls, Lana and Jane, from vastly different worlds, bond as they persevere to become apart of the glamorous lifestyle offered by the power's high society. Although they are constantly challenged by the seductive, intoxicating allure of this society they're suddenly forced to confront the cruel reality that lies beneath its glittery façade.


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Writers (WGA):
Shawn Schepps (screenplay) and
Luke Goltz (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
3 February 2011 (Kazakhstan) See more »
Love and desire... it gets complicated. [Scandinavian DVD.] See more »
Two teenage girls, Janie who is American and Lana who is Russian, fall in love after meeting at a t.A.T.u concert and are swept into a dangerous world of obsession, drug abuse and murder. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Mischa Barton ... Lana

Shantel VanSanten ... Janie

Anton Yelchin ... Edward

Alex Kaluzhsky ... Dima (as Alexander Kaluzhsky)

Charlie Creed-Miles ... Ian (as Charlie Creed Miles)

Helena Mattsson ... Kira
Igor Desyatnikov ... Ivan
Aleksandr Byelonogov ... Max
Lena Katina ... Elena (as Elena Katina)
Yuliya Volkova ... Yulia (as Yulia Volkova)
Ekaterina Malikova ... Marina (as Yekaterina Malikova)
Ruslan Sasin ... Vadim
Aleksandr Semchev ... Leonid (as Alexander Semchev)
Olesya Sudzilovskaya ... Anna
Elena Boldina ... Janie's Mother (as Lena Boldina)
Natalya Medvedeva ... Nanny Alexandra (as Natalia Medvedeva)
Evgeniy Koryakovskiy ... Alexi (as Yevgeny Koryakovsky)
Vladimir Yaglych ... Sergei (as Volodya Yaglych)
Alika Smekhova ... Katerina
Grigoriy Levakov ... Face Control (as Grigorey Levakov)
Kseniya Ivanova ... Yelena

Bronson Pinchot ... Torrino

Seth William Meier ... Seth

Dominika Juillet ... Russian Super Model (as Dominika Wolski)
Troy MacCubbin ... t.A.T.u. Guitarist
Domen Vajevec ... t.A.T.u. Bassist
Sven Martin ... t.A.T.u. Keyboardist
Steve C. Wilson ... t.A.T.u. Drummer
Olga Spirkina ... Judge
Anatoliy Solovyov ... Penal Officer (as Anatoly Solovev)
Yuriy Telyatkinov ... Police Officer
Mark Bradford ... Bill
Aleksey Mitrofanov ... Mitronov (as Alexey Mitrofanov)
Natalya Samolyotova ... Natalya (as Natalya Samoletova)
Denis Barvinok ... Ivan's Gang
Vladimir Kolosov ... Ivan's Gang
Aleksey Guzenko ... Ivan's Gang (as Alexey Guzenko)

Darya Charusha ... Ivan's Gang
Polina Tizina ... Ivan's Gang
Galina Zvyagintseva ... Ivan's Gang (as Galina Zvyagenseva)
Maksim Maltsev ... Vadim's Gang (as Maxim Maltev)
Sergey Bryun ... Vadim's Gang (as Sergey Brune)
Dmitriy Veselovskiy ... Vadim's Gang (as Dimitry Veselovsky)
Nikolay Demidov ... Dima's Friends (as Nickolay Demidov)
Vlad Aristov ... Dima's Friends
Aleksey Anufriev ... Bikers / Stunts (as Alexey Anufriev)
Andrey Gorshkov ... Bikers / Stunts
Vladimir Danilko ... Bikers / Stunts
Aleksandr Zvezdin ... Bikers / Stunts (as Alexander Zvezdin)
Ivan Shigalov ... Bikers / Stunts
Sergey Chernyakov ... Bikers / Stunts
Valeriy Stetsko ... Bikers / Stunts (as Valery Stetsko)
Aleksey Smirnov ... Bikers / Stunts (as Alexey Smirnov)
Ilya Nikulin ... Bikers / Stunts (as Iliya Nikulin)
Sergey Isaenkov ... Bikers / Stunts

Eliza Schneider ... Female-voice English Instructor (voice) (as Eliza Jane Schneider)

André Sogliuzzo ... Male-voice English Instructor (voice)

Directed by
Roland Joffé 
Writing credits
Shawn Schepps (screenplay) and
Luke Goltz (screenplay) and
Andrew Cullen (screenplay)

Aleksey Mitrofanov (novel "t.A.T.u. Come Back") &
Anastasiya Moiseeva (novel "t.A.T.u. Come Back") (as Anastasia Moiseeva)

Produced by
Igor Desyatnikov .... executive producer
Sergei Konov .... producer
Leonid Minkovski .... producer
Stephen Nemeth .... producer
Bill Shapter .... line producer
Alexander Shishkin .... executive producer
Henry Tomlinson .... associate producer
Marius Vilunas .... co-producer
Original Music by
Jeff Cardoni 
Cinematography by
Philip Robertson 
Film Editing by
Richard Nord 
Casting by
Kamochkina Yelena 
Set Decoration by
Caitlin Reilly 
Costume Design by
Jennifer Marlin 
Makeup Department
Sergey Sirin .... makeup artist
Production Management
Jack Schuster .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dennis T. Benatar .... first assistant director: Los Angeles
Scott Bunce .... second assistant director
Rita Clifford .... second assistant director
Viktor Ivanov .... second unit director: stunt (as Victor Ivanov)
Seth William Meier .... second second assistant director: Los Angeles
Paul Byrne Prenderville .... second assistant director: Los Angeles
Lucy Thomas .... third assistant director
Alexander Zelenkov .... first assistant director
Art Department
Monte Hallis .... production designer: reshoots
Sound Department
Albert Aquino .... boom operator
Michael Ark .... foley artist (as Misha Bugaev)
Barney Cabral .... supervising sound editor
Chris David .... sound re-recording mixer
Rickley W. Dumm .... sound effects editor
Richard Dwan Jr. .... supervising dialogue editor
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Stephen Halbert .... sound mixer
Randy Lawson .... sound mixer (los angeles)
Randy Lawson .... sound
Trevor Metz .... sound effects editor
Aynee Osborn .... adr editor
Perry Robertson .... sound editor
Scott Sanders .... sound re-recording mixer
Scott Sanders .... supervising sound designer
Gabriel J. Serrano .... sound recordist
Wade Wilson .... sound effects editor
Kevin Zimmerman .... first assistant sound editor
Visual Effects by
Dave Isaac Santos Abuel .... digital compositor
Mandy Arnold .... digital effects artist
Ken Baas .... junior digital compositor
Christy Beckert .... digital compositor
Benjamin H. Bernard .... visual effects artist
Sarah Coatts .... visual effects producer: PIC
David Cole .... digital colourist
August Coleman .... digital compositor
Donnie Creighton .... digital intermediate producer
Joshua Grow .... digital compositor
Ryan Helsley .... digital intermediate producer
Jason Howey .... digital compositor
Sadie D. Johnson .... digital intermediate assistant producer
Aaron Kaminar .... digital compositor
Richard Servello .... compositor
Cameron Thomas .... digital compositor
Vivian Wei .... digital compositor: Reality Check Studios
Martin Ivanov .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Artem Antonov .... dolly grip
Douglas Busby .... camera operator: second unit
Jesse Crusing .... additional electrician: additional photography
Steve Dietl .... still photographer
Richard Engel .... best boy electric: additional photography
Michael Francisco .... lighting technician: additional photography
Tom Fraser .... camera operator: LA Unit
Peter Genrick .... gaffer
Larry Kaster .... gaffer: additional photography
Anatoliy Neznanov .... gaffer
Gottfried Pflugbeil .... first assistant camera
Andrey Schtaff .... key grip
Dmitry Shlykov .... camera operator: "b" camera
Mike Strand .... lighting technician: additional photography
Jason Summers .... lighting technician: additional photography
Simon Vickery .... camera operator
Animation Department
Florian Bailleul .... title animator
Michael Figge .... animator
Casting Department
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice casting
Katya Sayfutdinova .... casting coordinator
Editorial Department
Benjamin H. Bernard .... on-line editor
Valance Eisleben .... digital intermediate editor
Sergey Grablevsky .... assistant editor
Carrie Oliver .... digital intermediate conform
Leroy Wolf .... color timer
Sharon Wong .... additional editor: re-cut
Music Department
Stephen Coleman .... orchestrator
Alan Ari Lazar .... composer: additional music
Christine H. Luethje .... music editor
Jonathan McHugh .... music supervisor
Paul Mckenna .... music mixer (as Paul McKenna)
Ruwanga 'Ru' Samath .... composer: additional music
Doug Trantow .... score mixer
Other crew
Lisa Astakhova .... production assistant
Colin Beswick .... Music Consultant
Trent Dempsey .... production coordinator
Julio Ferrario .... creative director: main titles
Christina Foundation .... production coordinator: los angeles
Christina Foundation .... production coordinator: reshoots
Sherie Giehtbrock .... script supervisor
Pamela B. Green .... main title producer
Nicole Gregory .... unit publicist
Tom Holzhauer .... production assistant
Lorena Leon .... production assistant
Jean Martin .... production assistant: Los Angeles
Jarik Van Sluijs .... creative director: main titles
Sam Eigen .... special thanks
Melanie Myburgh .... special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
Rated R for drug use, a disturbing image, sexual content and pervasive language
100 min
Sound Mix:
Australia:MA15+ | Finland:K-16 (2012) (video rating) | USA:R (certificate #45715)
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Mischa Barton and Shantel VanSanten has both played in a series that aired the same year. Mischa Barton in The O.C (2003) and Shantel VanSanten in One Tree Hill (2003)See more »
[first lines]
Vadim:[stopping his car] Hey, Lana. Lana. My name is Vadim. I am 21 years old. I'm sexy beast.
[friends laughing]
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10 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Breakaway Film Review, 7 March 2012
Author: BreakawayDaily from Canada

Been waiting for this movie for a while. Ever since I heard they were making a movie revolving around the popular Russian act T.A.T.U. I have always really enjoyed their music so I was stoked to see the movie. The movie was really good, I was really impressed by all the actual Russian dialogue and the actors (especially Misha Barton) did amazing at speaking the language and speaking with an accent. For the T.A.T.U fans, it is great that the girls actually appear in the film, too bad it wasn't longer. The plot was different too. It is not just a "lesbian" film, which was what I was expecting but a story of overcoming the tough road you have been dealt and making your way in the world. Both girls were living a difficult life. One rich but addicted to drugs, the other, poor with no future. Through music and finding each other they eventually ended up living a dream.

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