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Section: International Competition of Films for Children

I give You My Word (2012) 8

Russia | 2012 | 99 min.

This story takes place in the 1970s in a small Russian town. Two schoolchildren Deema and Meesha find an abandoned dog named Sava. Because Sava saves one of their lives, they decide to keep her. Their parents, however, are against this and, after a series of unfortunate events, Sava ends up in an animal shelter. The boys must bail her out, but before they can get the money together, some bad fur dealers take Sava away... Thus begins an adventure to save the beloved dog, which tests the friendship between the two boys.

Duration99 min
SubtitleEnglish, simultanneous transla
Directed by Alexandr Karpilovskij
Story Michail Seslavinskij
Director of Photography Mikhail Milashin
Music Maksim Koshevarov
Production Vladimir Esimov, Film Programme XXI Century
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