Aleksey SIDOROV
Алексей СИДОРОВ
Alekseï SIDOROV
Russia, 2021  
fiction
World Champion
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Чемпион мира

 

 Champion du monde

 Chempion mira

 
Directed by : Aleksey SIDOROV (Алексей СИДОРОВ)
Writing credits : Aleksey SIDOROV (Алексей СИДОРОВ)
 
Cast
Konstantin KHABENSKY (Константин ХАБЕНСКИЙ) ...Korchnoy
Ivan YANKOVSKY (Иван ЯНКОВСКИЙ) ...Karpov
Vladimir VDOVICHENKOV (Владимир ВДОВИЧЕНКОВ)
Viktor DOBRONRAVOV (Виктор ДОБРОНРАВОВ)
Diana POZHARSKAYA (Диана ПОЖАРСКАЯ)
Viktor SUKHORUKOV (Виктор СУХОРУКОВ)
 
Cinematography : Mikhail MILASHIN (Михаил МИЛАШИН)
Production design : Sergey AGIN (Сергей АГИН), Ulyana POLIANSKAIA (Ульяна ПОЛЯНСКАЯ)
Produced by : Nikita MIKHALKOV (Никита МИХАЛКОВ), Leonid VERESHCHAGIN (Леонид ВЕРЕЩАГИН), Anton ZLATOPOLSKY (Антон ЗЛАТОПОЛЬСКИЙ)
Production : Trite, Telekanal "Rossia 1"
 

Plot synopsis
A film about the most dramatic and legendary match in the history of chess: the match for the world title between the reigning world champion Anatoly Karpov and the contender for this title - grandmaster Viktor Korchnoi, who emigrated from the USSR several years before this match.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
RUSSIA BEYOND : Cinq nouveaux films sur l’histoire de Russie attendus en 2021, Boris EGOROV, RUSSIA BEYOND, 2021