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Illusionist

Produced by : LLC “TRIIKS MEDIAGROUP" ( RUSSIA )
Year : 2009
Duration : 46 min
Number of episodes : 2
Written by : ANDREY TUMARKIN
Directed by : MAXIM BRIUS
Produced by : INESSA YURCHENKO ; SERGEY SHCHEGLOV
Starring : ANDREY FEDORTSOV ; KARINA RAZUMOVSKAYA ; ANDREY RUDENSKY ; OKSANA BAZILEVICH ; ALEXEY FEDOTOV ; ANDREY FESKOV ; LYALYA MIROPOLSKAYA
An illusionist Anton Gorelov (Andrey Fedortsov) is a middle-aged entertainer who earns his money performing tricks at corporate parties. He is quite content with his life though he dreams about a vacation. Anton lives in a cozy flatlet in St. Petersburg, he is not going to get married, however girls also leave him quite soon. In all his life the illusionist hasn’t found his one and only love. Now Anton has only one performance left before a long-awaited vacation: a show in a country mansion at the jubilee of Alexey Zverev (Andrey Rudensky), a businessman involved in underground gambling business. Gorelov falls in love with Zverev’s wife Rina (Karina Razumovskaya), a charming girl younger than her husband and Anton. She returns his love but their happiness doesn’t last for long… During a romantic date in an autumn wood the pair is caught by a paparazzo who is eager to sell these compromising evidences thus exposing himself and other people to a mortal danger. The photos are sent to Rina’s husband. This cruel and conniving man orders his bodyguards to kill the lovers contriving an accident in their car. Rina dies in the explosion, and Anton survives only by miracle.