The debut directorial work graduate of the Moscow State Institute of Cinematography Larissa Sadilova "Happy Birthday!" was first shown in France at the festival of women's cinema in Crete, where the painting was awarde...展开d the Grand Prix jury.
The film tells the story of five expectant mothers in an old and dilapidated maternity city Kashira in the Russian hinterland. Five different women with different life destiny is in the atmosphere, as the saying goes, "as close to combat (the documentary creates a sense of black and white decision paintings, realistic delivery personnel), in this old hospital, where just not enough, in its final days before closing . But despite all the hardships, the poverty situation, permanent lack of money (nurses pass transfer - candy - to the nearest store, for new mothers do not need sweets), the heroine Sadilova - not retreating - in war as in war, "they laugh, joke ... How Were the Russian critics, "an old, dilapidated maternity strange and unexpectedly becomes an oasis of peace."