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Awards

BAFTA Awards

2015 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film Not in the English Language
Leviafan (2014)
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Abu Dhabi Film Festival

2014 Won
Black Pearl Award
Best Narrative Feature
Leviafan (2014)
2011 Nominated
Black Pearl Award
Best Narrative Feature
Elena (2011)

Amanda Awards, Norway

2015 Won
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske spillefilm)
Leviafan (2014)
RUSSIA

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

2014 Nominated
Asia Pacific Screen Award
Achievement in Directing
Leviafan (2014)
2011 Won
High Commendation
Achievement in Directing
Elena (2011)
Nominated
Asia Pacific Screen Award
Achievement in Directing
Elena (2011)

Bodil Awards

2005 Nominated
Bodil
Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke-amerikanske film)
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Buster International Children's Film Festival

2004 Won
Buster's Grand Prix
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Cannes Film Festival

2014 Won
Best Screenplay
Leviafan (2014)
Shared with:
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Leviafan (2014)
2011 Won
Un Certain Regard - Special Jury Prize
Elena (2011)
Nominated
Un Certain Regard Award
Elena (2011)
2007 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Izgnanie (2007)

Chicago International Film Festival

2007 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Izgnanie (2007)

Chlotrudis Awards

2005 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain

2016 Nominated
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Leviafan (2014)

Cottbus Film Festival of Young East European Cinema

2007 Nominated
Grand Prize
Izgnanie (2007)
2003 Won
Special Prize
Feature Film Competition
Vozvrashchenie (2003)
For best direction. A premium of EUR 5,000,-.
Won
Award of the Ecumenical Jury
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

César Awards, France

2004 Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Vozvrashchenie (2003)
Russia.

Durban International Film Festival

2011 Won
Best Direction
Elena (2011)

European Film Awards

2015 Nominated
Audience Award
Leviafan (2014)
2014 Nominated
European Film Award
European Director
Leviafan (2014)
European Screenwriter
Leviafan (2014)
Shared with:
European Film
Leviafan (2014)
Shared with:
2003 Won
European Discovery of the Year
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Fajr Film Festival

2004 Won
Crystal Simorgh
International Competition - Best Film
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Ghent International Film Festival

2011 Won
Grand Prix
Best Film
Elena (2011)
Nominated
Grand Prix
Best Film
Elena (2011)

Gijón International Film Festival

2003 Won
Special Jury Award
Vozvrashchenie (2003)
Nominated
Grand Prix Asturias
Best Feature
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Goya Awards

2016 Nominated
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Leviafan (2014)

Guldbagge Awards

2005 Won
Guldbagge
Best Foreign Film (Bästa utländska film)
Vozvrashchenie (2003)
Russia.

Haifa International Film Festival

2014 Won
Fedeora Award
Filmmakers of Tomorrow
Leviafan (2014)

Hellenic Film Academy Awards

2016 Nominated
Hellenic Film Academy Award
Best Foreign Film
Leviafan (2014)

Independent Spirit Awards

2015 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best International Film
Leviafan (2014)
Russia

Ljubljana International Film Festival

2003 Won
Kingfisher Award
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Locarno International Film Festival

2003 Nominated
Golden Leopard
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

London Film Festival

2014 Won
Best Film
Official Competition
Leviafan (2014)

"We were all very engaged by the 12 films selected for Competition and really admired many of them,... More

"We were all very engaged by the 12 films selected for Competition and really admired many of them, there were extraordinary stories and impressive images. But there was one film that we were unanimous in wanting to award Best Film, Leviathan directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev. Its grandeur and themes moved all of us in the same way."


Mexico City International Contemporary Film Festival

2004 Won
Festival Award
Best Film
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Milwaukee Film Festival

2012 Nominated
Festival Prize
Best Film
Elena (2011)

Moscow International Film Festival

2011 Won
Russian Film Clubs Federation Award
Elena (2011)
2007 Won
Russian Film Clubs Federation Award
Russian Program
Izgnanie (2007)

Munich Film Festival

2014 Won
ARRI/OSRAM Award
Best International Film
Leviafan (2014)

Jury statement: "An epic story that delves deep into the Russian soul, Andrey Zviagintsev's ... More

Jury statement: "An epic story that delves deep into the Russian soul, Andrey Zviagintsev's extraordinary film 'Leviathan' is the CineMasters Jury award for best film. As it charts one ordinary man's fight against authorities and the church, who are conspiring against him to take away his ramshackle home overlooking the Barents Sea, it acts as a mirror for issues facing not only ordinary Russians but for many others around the world. Featuring mesmerisingly beautiful cinematography by Mikhail Kirchman, a series of impressive and haunting lead performances and a striking score by Philip Glass, the film is packed full of unforgettable images, subtle humour and dark drama, resulting in a powerful, moving and memorable piece of cinema."


Nika Awards

2015 Nominated
Nika
Best Film
Leviafan (2014)
Shared with:
Best Director
Leviafan (2014)
Best Screenplay
Leviafan (2014)
Shared with:
2012 Won
Nika
Best Director
Elena (2011)
Nominated
Nika
Best Screenplay
Elena (2011)
Shared with:
Best Film
Elena (2011)
Shared with:
2004 Won
Nika
Best Film
Vozvrashchenie (2003)
Nominated
Nika
Discovery of the Year
Vozvrashchenie (2003)
Best Director
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Pacific Meridian International Film Festival of Asia Pacific Countries

2007 Won
Yul Brynner Award
Izgnanie (2007)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2015 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Best Foreign Language Film
Leviafan (2014)

"At once timely and timeless, this film manages to comment on contemporary issues in a way that is ... More

"At once timely and timeless, this film manages to comment on contemporary issues in a way that is both artistically stunning and deeply humane."

2004 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Polish Film Awards

2015 Won
Eagle
Best European Film (Najlepszy Film Europejski)
Leviafan (2014)
2005 Nominated
Eagle
Best European Film (Najlepszy Film Europejski)
Vozvrashchenie (2003)
Russia.

Robert Festival

2016 Nominated
Robert
Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)
Leviafan (2014)

Russian Guild of Film Critics

2015 Won
White Elephant
Best Film
Leviafan (2014)
Shared with:
Best Director
Leviafan (2014)
Best Screenplay
Leviafan (2014)
Shared with:
2012 Won
White Elephant
Best Film
Elena (2011)
Shared with:
Best Director
Elena (2011)
Nominated
White Elephant
Best Screenplay
Elena (2011)
Shared with:
2003 Won
Golden Aries
Best Debut
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Sarasota Film Festival

2012 Won
Jury Prize
Narrative Feature
Elena (2011)

Sundance Film Festival

2010 Won
NHK Award
For "Elena" (Russia).

São Paulo International Film Festival

2014 Won
Critics Award
Leviafan (2014)

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2003 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Thessaloniki Film Festival

2003 Won
FIPRESCI Prize - Special Mention
Parallel Sections
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

For its delicate balance between subject and style, its excellence in the direction of the actors ... More

For its delicate balance between subject and style, its excellence in the direction of the actors and for telling a strong story without special effects and with minimal means.


Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2015 3rd place
TFCA Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Leviafan (2014)

Tromsø International Film Festival

2004 Won
Audience Award
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Venice Film Festival

2003 Won
Golden Lion
Vozvrashchenie (2003)
Won
Luigi De Laurentiis Award
Vozvrashchenie (2003)
Won
SIGNIS Award
Vozvrashchenie (2003)
Tied with A Talking Picture (2003).
Won
Sergio Trasatti Award
Vozvrashchenie (2003)
Won
'CinemAvvenire' Award
Best First Film
Vozvrashchenie (2003)

Warsaw International Film Festival

2011 Nominated
Short Grand Prix
Tayna (2011)

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