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The Poodle Trainer

USA, 2009 (MIFF 2010, Documentary)

Director: Vance Malone

The touching tale of the irrepressible Irina Markova and her amazing poodles - a Russian circus act with a difference.

D Vance Malone P Sarah McMurray L Russian w/English subtitles TD digibeta/2009

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