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Beneficial Exchange

Production : CAPITAL FILM CJSC (RUSSIA)
Year : 2007
Duration : 85 MIN
Produced by : VLAD RYASHIN, ALEXEY LISOVETS, VLADIMIR TSUKANOV
Written by : GALINA SALGARELLI, ELENA SEROVA
Directed by : ANDREY ZHITINKIN
Camera : ANDREY VATSURA
Starring : ELENA ZAKHAROVA, ALEXANDER EFIMON, OLGA EFREMOVA, VLADIMIR NOSIK, ALEXANDER PESKOV, ANDREY ZHITINKIN, ALEXANDRA NAZAROVA, IRINA BARINOVA, LYUBOV ZAYTSEVA, ALISA SPIRIDONOVA, IGOR MELNIKOV, SERGEY BARANOV, ALEXEY BUNEEV, NIKITA BUNEEV, VIKTOR DERGACHYOV, INNA STOROZHUK, MAXIM KHARLAMOV, VITALY POLYAKOV, ASYA MOLONOVA, ALEXEY MOLONOV, ALEXANDER RAZBASH, VIKTORIA GALIAKBEROVA, YURY SHPAK
Dasha and Dima have been married for five years and Dasha became a real expert in her husband’s behavior and moods. Their honeymoon period gave way to day-to-day routine. Dasha says: “I stand fifth on Dima’s list after football, car, work and his mother. Dima is an actor who didn’t get a chance yet to achieve success, Dasha also involves in film industry as she is a costume designer. One day Dima tells her that Kirill, his twin brother, is coming from Urengoy to stay in Moscow for one day on his way to the south on vacation. Dasha has never seen Kirill. In the morning Dima is driving to the airport to meet his brother while Lyuska, Dasha’s friend, calls her to say that she got into trouble again. This time she is standing on one foot on the river bridge as she has dropped her shoe into water. Dasha has nothing to do but run to rescue her friend and she returns home when the brothers have already arrived. Entering, Dasha apologizes to Dima for not having cooked the diner because of Lyuska’s problems and starts to change her clothes. But suddenly her husband emerges from the bathroom and she understands that she has been talking to Kirill. The brothers are practically indistinguishable, it is impossible to tell them apart. Wondering at their resemblance, Dasha is listening to the stories about their youth when Lyuska calls again. This time she got stuck in an elevator and Dasha again has to hurry to save her friend. Returning unnoticed by the brothers, she overhears their talk. Kirill says that he would dote such wife as Dasha and Dima offers him to stay with his wife instead of him and he, Dima, will fly to the south instead of Kirill. First Kirill starts to refuse but Dima suggests that Kirill should view his offer more thoughtfully and unexpectedly Kirill agrees. Boiling with anger Dasha wants to expose this fraud immediately but then decides to wait till next morning. But in the morning “Kirill” turns out to have already flown away and Dasha decides to find out which of the brothers has left. This check is a very difficult task in spite of the fact that the attitude of the man who is near her now differs greatly from Dima’s. With a new Dima she understands what it means to be a beloved wife! Enjoying his love, she tries to use all her efforts and ability to avoid intimate relations with her new husband as she can’t bear the idea of cheating on Dima! And she has to hold out for several days!