Genre: criminal drama
Production director: Kira Muratova

Screen writers: Igor Bozhkov, Evgeniy Golubenko, Renata Litvinova, Vera Storozheva

Director of photography: Gennadiy Karyuk

General producer: Igor Tolstunov

Cast: Sergey Makovetskiy, Leonid Kushnir, Renata Litvinova, Natalia Buzko, Ivan Ohlobistin, Alexandra Svenskaya, Oleg Tabakov, Lilia Murlikina etc.

Produced by: NTV-PROFIT, With the participation of: Committee of the Russian Federation for cinematography, NTV television company, Ukraine Ministry of culture, Odessa film Studio


1997: Cinema Festival in Sverdlovsk – Best actress

1997: Cinema Festival «The Baltic Perl» in Riga (Jurmala) –

Best supporting role (Renata Litvinova)

1997: International Festival of women's movies in Minsk –

The main jury's award in live-action films «Crystal mirror» (Igor Tostunov)

1997: VIII Open Russian Film Festival (Kinotavr) – A special jury's award in Big Competition (Kira Muratova)

1998: Cinema Festival of Russian movies in Honfleur –

«Best actor of the year» (Sergey Makovetskiy)


A collection of three stories united by the theme of violent death without detective and psychological implications. The killing is being stated or shown, without being investigated and penalized.

Boiler #6 An decent-looking man comes into the boiler room to see his friend. Then he persuades him to use in the furnace for burning the corpse of his lady neighbor whom he killed in an argument...

Ophelia. A young nurse named Ofelia kills women who left their newborn babies in the hospital. She finds out the address of her own mother, lures the woman to the sea and drowns her...

The Girl and Death. An old intellectual attempts to explain the five-year Lilya Murlykina "just how abominable her underclass living is." The offended Lilya kills her offender with rat poison.