Aleksey UCHITEL
Алексей УЧИТЕЛЬ
Alekseï OUTCHITEL
Russia / Latvia, 2020, 97mn 
fiction
Tsoy
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Цой

 

 Tsoy

 Tsoï

 
Directed by : Aleksey UCHITEL (Алексей УЧИТЕЛЬ)
Writing credits : Aleksandr GONOROVSKY (Александр ГОНОРОВСКИЙ), Savva MINAYEV (Савва МИНАЕВ), Aleksey UCHITEL (Алексей УЧИТЕЛЬ)
 
Cast
Yevgeni TSYGANOV (Евгений ЦЫГАНОВ) ...Pavel Shelest, bus driver
Maryana SPIVAK (Марьяна СПИВАК) ...Marina
Paulina ANDREEVA (Паулина АНДРЕЕВА) ...Polina
Ilya DEL (Илья ДЕЛЬ) ...Rika
Igor VERNIK (Игорь ВЕРНИК) ...producer
 
Cinematography : Yuri KLIMENKO (Юрий КЛИМЕНКО)
Music : Fyodor JURAVLYOV (Федор ЖУРАВЛЕВ), Faustas LATENAS (Фаустас ЛАТЕНАС)
Produced by : Aleksey UCHITEL (Алексей УЧИТЕЛЬ)
Companies : Rock Films
Film revenue in Russia : 0.3535 million dollars
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
15 August 1990. Viktor Tsoy, the Soviet Union’s most famous rock star, leader of the band Kino, a symbol of freedom and change, dies in an accident on a Latvian highway. The bus driver who was involved in the tragic accident will bring his body back to Leningrad. A party of mourners – Tsoy’s wife and her new boyfriend, his mistress, his producer, his young son and an obsessed photographer – are part of the trip back. This is going to be a long trip, the perfect occasion for an agonizing unravelling of love, jealousy, ambition, and greed.
https://wff.pl/en/film/36-tsoy
 

commentaries
Aleksei Uchitel’: Tsoy (2020), Rita SAFARIANTS, Kinokultura, 2021
Viktor Tsoï, le dernier héros soviétique, Eugénie ZVONKINE, Le Monde diplomatique, 2019
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Russian Film Week in New York, New York (USA), 2021
- Warsaw Film Festival, Warsaw (Poland), 2020