The Banker’s Girlfriend

The project The Banker’s Girlfriend is a screen version of the novel “Prima Donna. Banker’s wife. Whore” by the famous writer and lyricist Dmitry Ivanov.

Three friends – Zoyka, Zhanna and Miledy – get together after 20 years of separation. They are celebrating their meeting in a restaurant, when an explosion occurs nearby in the street – the three of them find themselves in a hospital. But the fate deals them different cards inthe life’s game of poker…

Zoyka is a vigorous woman, she will go through fire and water to get what she wants, she’s used to live, survive and strive for success all by herself. Her lot has been a hard one, and she already has a grown-up daughter. But it seems that fortune smiles upon her at last – in the hospital she meets Basov, a banker, who takes her away from the hospital ward to his own house and offers her his hand and a stable future. Zoyka will have to find her way in the high society – Moscow elite, new and unfamiliar to her, and to share with her husband not only joys, but grief, sorrow and bad luck, striving for success together.

Zhanna Arbatova – a famous singer – loses her memory after the explosion. She refuses to sing, and one day she just runs away from home, hoping to find a way to turn her memory backand find out, who she really is. Eventually she is picked up by some tramps at the railway station, who make her beg for money with them in the street…

Milady – an ex-prostitute and a killer’s girlfriend – has to conceal her name and live in constant hiding. In search for their daughter her parents turn for help to a relative – a notorious television journalist. But Milady’s murky past rebounds on her present life like an irrevocable stain…