The Miracle (2009)

«The Miracle»  is a Russian drama film directed by Aleksandr Proshkin (also directed the famous movie «Cold Summer of 1953») released in 2009. Konstantin Khabenskiy is starring in a part of a journalist Nikolai Artemyev.  The movie entered  into the 31st Moscow International Film Festival program and won the special award «The Silver Georgiy».

The story of  a girl getting stoned  as a result of dancing with an ikon of Saint Nickolay and than getting to life after the ikon is taken away from her is reflecting the Soviet period of life when the religion was forbidden in the U.S.S.R.