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How I Ended This Summer -- A polar station on a desolate island in the Arctic Ocean. Sergei, a seasoned meteorologist, and Pavel, a recent college graduate, are spending months in complete isolation on the once strategic research base. Pavel receives an important radio message and is still trying to find the right moment to tell Sergei, when fear, lies and suspicions start poisoning the atmosphere...

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Writer:
Aleksey Popogrebskiy (written by)
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Release Date:
28 January 2011 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A polar station on a desolate island in the Arctic Ocean. Sergei, a seasoned meteorologist, and Pavel... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
15 wins & 10 nominations See more »
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Award winning and quite rightly so, See more (22 total) »

Cast

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Grigoriy Dobrygin ... Pavel

Sergey Puskepalis ... Sergey
Igor Chernevich ... Golos po ratsii - Sofronov (voice)
Artyom Tsukanov ... Golos po ratsii - Stas (voice)
Ilya Sobolev ... Golos po ratsii - Volodya (voice)

Directed by
Aleksey Popogrebskiy 
 
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Aleksey Popogrebskiy  written by

Produced by
Roman Borisevich .... producer
Sergey Chliyants .... producer
Mikhail Kolodyazhny .... supervising producer
Aleksandr Kushayev .... producer
Andrey Murtazaliev .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Dmitry Katkhanov  (as Dmitriy Katkhanov)
 
Cinematography by
Pavel Kostomarov 
 
Film Editing by
Ivan Lebedev 
 
Production Design by
Gennady Popov 
 
Costume Design by
Svetlana Mikhaylova 
 
Makeup Department
Natalya Angelova .... makeup artist
 
Art Department
Nikolai Alekseyev .... set dresser
Mikhail Durnygin .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Vladimir Golovnitskiy .... supervising sound editor
Ivo Heger .... sound re-recording mixer
Sigitas Motoras .... sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Kirill Bobrov .... colorist
Kostantin Fiodorov .... visual effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Konstantin Blokhin .... lighting technician
Anton Chernyavskiy .... assistant camera
Aleksandr Mazur .... first assistant camera
Aleksandr Rastorguev .... data wrangler
Boris Semyonov .... gaffer
 
Other crew
Aleksandr Rastorguev .... making-of
Iskender Utyushev .... technical coordinator
 

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Also Known As:
"Kak ya provel etim letom" - Russia (original title)
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130 min
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Trivia:
Sergey Puskepalis lived not far from the filming location for 9 years. He said that this experience "let him merge with the landscape and people at once".See more »

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6 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Award winning and quite rightly so,, 9 November 2011
Author: valleyjohn from United Kingdom

How i ended this summer was the winner of the 2010 London film festival award and it also won many other awards from around the world and quite rightly so in my opinion.

Two men of different generations , who work on a an Arctic weather station , come to blows when the younger man has to tell his colleague of a family tragedy but fears the consequences of telling him.

This film will not appeal to everyone. It's a Russian film directed by Aleksei Popogrebsky and although subtitled , does not really depend on a large amount of dialogue to tell the story.

It starts of at a slow pace and as the film progresses , the tension builds to the point that it gets the viewer angry as to the decisions that are being made. Why doesn't the young man tell his elder the news? Is he really that scared of him? What will happen when he finds out?

This is a film about human relationships and vulnerability .

Apart from the tense story , it looks superb too and i only hope lots of people give this film a chance because they wont regret it.

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