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Karen SHAKHNAZAROV
Карен ШАХНАЗАРОВ
Karen CHAKHNAZAROV
 
Russia, 2012, 104 mn 
Colour, fiction

White Tiger

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Белый тигр

 

 Le Tigre blanc

 Belyy tigr


 
Directed by : Karen SHAKHNAZAROV (Карен ШАХНАЗАРОВ)
Writing credits : Aleksandr BORODIANSKY (Александр БОРОДЯНСКИЙ), Ilya BOYASHOV (Илья БОЯШОВ), Karen SHAKHNAZAROV (Карен ШАХНАЗАРОВ)
 
Cast
Aleksey VERTKOV (Алексей ВЕРТКОВ) ...Ivan Naydenov
Vitali KISHCHENKO (Виталий КИЩЕНКО) ...Fedotov
Valery GRISHKO (Валерий ГРИШКО) ...marshal Zhukov
Vladimir ILIN (Владимир ИЛЬИН) ...director of the hospital
Aleksandr VAKHOV (Александр ВАХОВ)
 
Cinematography : Aleksandr KUZNETSOV (4) (Александр КУЗНЕЦОВ (4))
Production design : Sergey FEVRALYOV (Сергей ФЕВРАЛЕВ), Irina OCHINA (Ирина ОЧИНА)
Music : Yuri POTEYENKO (Юрий ПОТЕЕНКО), Konstantin SHEVELEV (Константин ШЕВЕЛЕВ)
Produced by : Karen SHAKHNAZAROV (Карен ШАХНАЗАРОВ)
Production : Mosfilm
 
Site : www.whitetiger.mosfilm.ru/

Awards :
Best feature film Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2013
Best music Yuri POTEYENKO , Konstantin SHEVELEV , Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2013
First prize Days of the russian cinema in Tunisia, Tunis / Sousse / Hammamet (Tunisia), 2013
Best Screenplay Days of the russian cinema in Tunisia, Tunis / Sousse / Hammamet (Tunisia), 2013

DVD with subtitles
Editeur : Seven 7. 2013. Titre : White Tiger.
En français et en russe. Le coffret contient un second DVD : "Les forces de frappe terrestres"

Plot synopsis
World War Two is drawing to a close. Furious and prolonged fighting is exhausting both the Soviet and the fascist troops. The more decisive the advance of the Soviet army, the more often White Tiger, a huge, indestructible fascist tank, appears in the battlefield. It relentlessly emerges from the smoke of combat, ruthlessly destroys the adversary and swiftly vanishes. No one can either verify or refute its existence. However, the Soviet military command decides to build an extraordinary tank – a special version of the T-34. The crew of this tank is headed by a man with a remarkable past, a tank crewman who was almost burnt alive in combat and doomed to death. Contrary to all expectations, he survives, recovers and returns to the ranks. He does not know his own name, he does not remember anything from his past, but he has acquired the unusual ability to understand the language of tanks. He is sure that the elusive fascist tank exists and must be destroyed, because White Tiger is the embodiment of war, its terror and its blood. The pursuit of the mystic monster begins. Who will win in this duel?
 

Commentaries and bibliography
White Tiger. A unique and enthralling metaphysical view on war., sbs.com.au, 2012
Karen Shakhnazarov: White Tiger (Belyi tigr, 2012), Stephen NORRIS, kinokultura.com, 2012
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Carthage Film Festival, Carthage (Tunisia), 2016
- Les 90 ans des Studios Mosfilm à la Filmothèque du Quartier Latin, Paris (France), 2014
- Saison du Club du Cinéma Russe de Bordeaux, Bordeaux (France), 2014
- Days of Russian cinema in Limoges, Limoges (France), 2014
- Festival des Films de Russie et d'Ailleurs, Genève - Lausanne (Switzerland), 2014
- Beijing's First Ever International Film Festival, Beijing (China), 2013
- Strasbourg two weeks of Russian cinema, Strasbourg (France), 2013
- Festival of Central and Eastern Film , Wiesbaden (Germany), 2013
- The Dublin International Film Festival, Dublin (Ireland), 2013
- Tromso International Film Festival : TIFF, Tromso (Norway), 2013
- Oporto International Film Festival, Porto (Portugal), 2013
- "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2013
- Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2013
- Russian film festival in Sweden 'KinoRiurik', Stockholm (Sweden), 2013
- Days of the russian cinema in Tunisia, Tunis / Sousse / Hammamet (Tunisia), 2013
- Clevelant International Film Festival, Cleveland (USA), 2013
- Palm Springs International Film Festival, Palm Springs (USA), 2013
- Russian Resurrection Film Festival, Different cities (Australia), 2012
- World Film Festival, Montreal (Canada), 2012
- Shangai International Film Festival, Shangai (China), 2012
- Cairo International Film Festival, Cairo (Egypt), 2012
- Cinéma russe avec Cannes-Cinéma au Miramar, Cannes (France), 2012
- Russian Art Festival, Cannes (France), 2012
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2012
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2012
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2012
- Film Festival of CIS countries, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia "Kinoshock", Anapa (Russia), 2012
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2012

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