Larisa Sadilova

Filmmaker, scriptwriter, actress, head of the film studio Arsi-Film.
Born October 21, 1963 in Bryansk. Graduated from the Film Institute VGIK (1982, acting department of Sergei Gerasimov and Tamara Makarova). Debuted in cinema as an actress in 1984 (“Lev Tolstoy”, directed by Sergei Gerasimov). Her directorial debut “Happy Birthday!” (1988) became the cinematic event of the year in Russia and won prizes at “Kinotavr” in Sochi, the Georges Sadoul Award, prizes at the IFF Mannheim, Cottbus, Bratislava. Her second film (“With Love. Lilly”) won the Tiger Award in Rotterdam, the Grand Prix in Warsaw, a prize for the script at the Russian Film Festival “Kinoshock” in Anapa and other awards. Her film “Babysitter Required” received the National Film Critics and Film Press Awards “White Elephant” a special mention of the jury in the category of Best Actress at the Open Russian Film Festival “Kinotavr” in Sochi (2005) and others.

Filmography:
1998 Happy Birthday!
2002 With Love. Lilly
2005 Babysitter Required
2007 Nothing Personal