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Kantemir Balagov


Born in 1991 in Nalchik, capital of the Autonomous Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, in the North Caucasus, Kantemir Balagov leaves the city for Stavropol where he undertakes studies in economics. But the twenty-three-year-old man's interest is elsewhere and, while being passionate about photography, he decides to join the film department of the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Beanpole Director
(2019)
Closeness Director
(2017)
The Last of Us Director
(2023)
Molodoy eschyo Director
(2015)

Filmography

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 2023 The Last of Us (TV Series) (2 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2023)
 2019 Beanpole
 2017 Closeness
 2015 Andryukha (Documentary short)
 2014 Pervyy ya (Short)
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 2019 Beanpole
 2017 Closeness
 2016 Sofichka
 2014 Pervyy ya (Short)
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 2015 Andryukha (Documentary short)
 2014 Pervyy ya (Short)
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 2015 Antigona (Short)
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 2017 Closeness
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 2022 BILD LIVE (TV Series)
Self
- S1E139 (2022) ... Self (as Kantemir Balagow)
 2019 Vdud (TV Series documentary)
Self - Guest
- Kantemir Balagov (2019) ... Self - Guest
 2017 Días de cine (TV Series)
Self - Interviewee
- Episode dated 21 December 2017 (2017) ... Self - Interviewee
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Kantemir Balagow
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Member of the 'Un Certain Regard' jury at the 71st Cannes International Film Festival in 2018.

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