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Andrey Zvyagintsev


Andrei Zvyagintsev is a Russian filmmaker and was born on Feb.6, 1964 in the northern city of Novisibirsk. He graduated from the Novosibirsk Actors School in 1984 and started to act on stage in provincial theatres. In the early 1990s he came to Moscow - the centre of the Russian film industry - with the ambition to star in movies. Moscow was not ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 46 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Leviathan
 2011 Mystery (Short)
 2011 Elena
 2009 Apocrypha (Short)
 2003 The Return
 2000 Chyornaya komnata (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Busido (2000)
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[on the criticism that 'positive protagonists' are missing in Leviathan (2014)] And what is actually bad about Nikolai? To whom has he done evil? With whom was he not honest? What is a 'positive' in this case? He's just a man. Like all the other characters; just humans. All this without the presumption of 'positivity' [in the moral makeup of the character]. Why do we need this, how should I say, ... See more »

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His second feature The Banishment (2007) (The Banishment) premiered at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival and surprisingly won the Best Leading Actor Award for Konstantin Lavronenko who previously starred in The Return (2003) (The Return). Lavronenko became the first Russian actor ever to win this honour. See more »

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