Pavel LUNGIN
Павел ЛУНГИН
Pavel LOUNGUINE
Russia / France, 2002, 128mn 
Colour, fiction
Oligarkh
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Олигарх

 

 Tycoon: A New Russian

 Un nouveau russe

 
Directed by : Pavel LUNGIN (Павел ЛУНГИН)
Writing credits : Aleksandr BORODIANSKY (Александр БОРОДЯНСКИЙ), Pavel LUNGIN (Павел ЛУНГИН)
 
Cast
Aleksandr BALUEV (Александр БАЛУЕВ) ...Koretski
Vladimir KASHPUR (Владимир КАШПУР)
Andrei KRASKO (Андрей КРАСКО) ...Chmakov
Vladimir MASHKOV (Владимир МАШКОВ) ...Platon Makowski
Mariya MIRONOVA (Мария МИРОНОВА) ...Kharlova
Vladimir SALNIKOV (Владимир САЛЬНИКОВ)
Levan UCHANEISHVILI (Леван УЧАНЕЙШВИЛИ) ...Larry
 
Cinematography : Oleg DOBRONRAVOV (Олег ДОБРОНРАВОВ), Aleksey FEDOROV (Алексей ФЕДОРОВ)
Production design : Vladimir FILIPPOV (Владимир ФИЛИППОВ), Igor FROLOV (Игорь ФРОЛОВ)
Music : Leonid DESIATNIKOV (Леонид ДЕСЯТНИКОВ)
Produced by : Catherine DUSART (Катрин ДЮССАРТ), Vladimir GRIGORIEV (Владимир ГИГОРИЕВ), Sergey SELIANOV (Сергей СЕЛЬЯНОВ), Galina SEMIONTSOVA (Галина СЕМЕНЦОВА)
Companies : CDP / Arte France Cinéma / France 2 Cinéma / Gimages Films / Network Movie / ZDF/Arte / Magnat / Komintern / STV
Release Date in Russia : 19/09/2002
 
Sites : Page Allociné, page IMDb
Release date in France : 2003-03-24, Site

Awards :
Grand prix du jury au Festival du film policier de Cognac, 2003

DVD with subtitles
Editor : M6 video

Plot synopsis
During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest man in Russia, having sacrificed his friends to get to the top. But with this cynical rise, comes a brutal fall.
Source : www.ctb.ru
 

commentaries
Все пьют морковный сок, Pavel LUNGIN, seance.ru, 2008
Павел Лунгин. Такси-блюз , Pavel LUNGIN, Сеанс, 2008
Le cinéma des années 1990-2000. Images dispersées, Françoise NAVAILH, Russie, peuples et civilisations, La découverte, 2005
Pavel Lungin, The Tycoon [Oligarkh] (2002), Lucy FISHER, kinokultura.com, 2005
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival international du film de Marrakech : FIFM, Marrakech (Morocco), 2016
- , Pézenas (France), 2015
- Russian film festival in Ajaccio, Ajaccio (France), 2014
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2011
- Rуtrospective Pavel Lungin at the Cinémathèque de Nice, Nice (France), 2010
- Moscow, St-Petersburg : two faces of Russia, Paris (France), 2010
- Festival Pau ville russe, Pau (France), 2010
- Rencontres de cinéma européen, Vannes (France), 2010
- Arras International Film Festival, Arras (France), 2009
- Russian films in the restaurant Le Lieu-dit, Paris (France), 2009
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2009
- Les rencontres des cinémas d'Europe, Aubenas (France), 2007
- Days of Russian cinema in Valence, Valencia (France), 2006
- Nantes Russian Film Festival, Nantes (France), 2004
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2003
- Release in France of the film, Different cities (France), 2003-03-24

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