His Wife's Diary

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His Wife's Diary (Russian: Дневник его жены; Dnevnik ego zheny) is a 2000 Russian film directed by Alexei Uchitel. It is a story about the last love affair of Ivan Bunin (played by Andrei Smirnov). It is set in the French Riviera in the 1940s.

His Wife's Diary was awarded the Grand Prize of the Kinotavr Festival and the 2004 Nika Award for Best Film. It was Russia's submission to the 73rd Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.[1][2]


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  1. ^ "Record 46 Countries in Race for Oscar". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 2000-11-20. Archived from the original on 2008-04-05. Retrieved 2008-07-19. 
  2. ^ "AMPAS Announces the Nominees for the 73rd Academy Awards". indieWire. Archived from the original on 2008-10-23. Retrieved 2008-07-19. 

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