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Andrey Zvyagintsev


Andrei Zvyagintsev is a Russian filmmaker and was born on Feb.6, 1964 in the siberian 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 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 68 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Leviathan Director
(2014)
Loveless Director
(2017)
The Return Director
(2003)
Elena Director
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017 Loveless
 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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Other Works:

Book: "Elena. History of creation of the movie"

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Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

Some of his favorite filmmakers are Ingmar Bergman, Robert Bresson, Michelangelo Antonioni, Andrei Tarkovsky, Otar Iosseliani, Aleksey German, Marlen Khutsiev. Antonioni had the most profound influence on him: He said that seeing Antonioni's L'Avventura (1960) gave him a 'new life' and he wanted to become a filmmaker. See more »

Trademark:

Often revolving around social critics of Russian society

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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