Aleksey ANDRIANOV
Алексей АНДРИАНОВ
Alekseï ANDRIANOV
Russia, 2012, 104mn 
Colour, fiction
The Spy
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Шпион

 

 L'Espion

 Shpion

 
Directed by : Aleksey ANDRIANOV (Алексей АНДРИАНОВ)
Writing credits : Boris AKUNIN (Борис АКУНИН), Vladimir VALUTSKY (Владимир ВАЛУЦКИЙ)
 
Cast
Fyodor BONDARCHUK (Федор БОНДАРЧУК) ...Oktyabrsky
Vladimir EPIFANTSEV (Владимир ЕПИФАНЦЕВ) ...Basser
Sergey GAZAROV (Сергей ГАЗАРОВ)
Danila KOZLOVSKY (Данила КОЗЛОВСКИЙ) ...Dorin
Viktoria TOLSTOGANOVA (Виктория ТОЛСТОГАНОВА)
Viktor VERZHBITSKY (Виктор ВЕРЖБИЦКИЙ)
 
Cinematography : Denis ALARCON-RAMIREZ (Денис АЛАРКОН-РАМИРЕС)
Production design : Viktor PETROV (Виктор ПЕТРОВ)
Music : Yuri POTEYENKO (Юрий ПОТЕЕНКО)
Produced by : Sergey SHUMAKOV (Сергей ШУМАКОВ), Leonid VERESHCHAGIN (Леонид ВЕРЕЩАГИН)
Production : Trite, Telekanal Rossia
Film revenue in Russia : 4.588 million dollars
 
Site : IMDb

Awards :
Siver Award, First Russian Films, International debut film festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2013
Best Cinematography, , Denis ALARCON-RAMIREZ , International debut film festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2013
Discovery of the year Aleksey ANDRIANOV , "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2013

Plot synopsis
Spring 1941. In the centre of Moscow an intense duel of two investigations unfolds. The purpose of Hitler's secret operation is to misinform Stalin about his plans for a German attack on the Soviet Union. Major Oktyabrsky and Lieutenant Dorin work against ingenious fascist espionage. A battle set against the background of great history in the glow of a future war.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Aleksei Andrianov: The Spy (Shpion, 2012), Stephen NORRIS, kinokultura.com, 2012
Охота на инкуба, Denis GORELOV, seance.ru, 2012
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Russian Film Festival in Niort, Niort (France), 2021
- Festival du cinéma russe d'Acigné, Rennes (France), 2020
- Strasbourg two weeks of Russian cinema, Strasbourg (France), 2015
- Nantes Russian Film Festival, Nantes (France), 2015
- "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2013
- International debut film festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2013
- Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2013
- Marbella Russian Filmfest, Marbella (Spain), 2013
- Russian film festival in Sweden 'KinoRiurik', Stockholm (Sweden), 2013
- Russian Resurrection Film Festival, Different cities (Australia), 2012
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2012
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2012
- Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 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
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2012