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Patrick CAZALS
Patrick CAZALS
France, 2009, 74 mn 
Colour, black and white, documentary

Hurricane Kalatozov

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 L'Ouragan Kalatozov


Directed by : Patrick CAZALS (Патрик КАЗАЛЬ)
Writing credits : Patrick CAZALS (Патрик КАЗАЛЬ)
Other persons :
Image : Jacques MALNOU, Cyrille RENAUX
Montage : Eric BEAUFILS
Mixage : Eric LESACHET
Production : Les Films du Horla, CinéCinéma, CNC, ICAIC Cuba, Kalatozov Fund, Procirep, Angoa
Format : DVD
Site : site officiel

DVD with subtitles
Editeur : Les Films du Horla. 2010.
Langue : français, sauf les interviews et extraits de films en VOSTF
Bonus : Interview du petit-fils du réalisateur et de la directrice du Festival « Prométhée » de Tbilissi.
Existence d'un coffret avec les films de Patrick Cazals : Sergueï Paradjanov, le rebelle et Rouben Mamoulian, l’âge d’or de Broadway et Hollywood

Plot synopsis
By offering to USSR, in 1958, the Golden Palm of the Cannes Film Festival with his masterpiece «Cranes are Flying», Mikhail Kalatozov, director of Georgian origin, opened an incredible breach in the grayness of the Soviet film production and upset millions of spectators and tens of future filmmakers. His brilliant director of photography, Sergey Urusevsky, remained in him faithful for other adventures in particular his «Soy Cuba», epic movie, saved from the overnight by Martin Scorsese and Francis Coppola. Filmed in Moscow, Tbilisi, Havana, Honfleur and Paris «Hurricane Kalatozov» redraws the complex route of Mikhail Kalatozov, very implied in the political, cultural and diplomatic story of the ex-USSR. His sons pursued his researches in their own works. What was able to bring the dynasty of Kalatozishvili to the Russian, Georgian and world cinema.

Selected in the following festivals :
- Fribourg International Film Festival, Fribourg (Switzerland), 2011
- La Rochelle International Film Festival, La Rochelle (France), 2010
- Une semaine de cinéma caucasien à l'Action Christine, Paris (France), 2010
- Les Cinglés du Cinéma, Argenteuil (France), 2010
- Pordenone Silent Film Festival, Pordenone (Italy), 2010
- Telluride Film Festival, Telluride (Colorado) (USA), 2010
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2009

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