Russia, 1998, 100mn 
Black and white, fiction
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Directed by : Piotr LUTSIK (Пётр ЛУЦИК)
Writing credits : Piotr LUTSIK (Пётр ЛУЦИК), Aleksey SAMORIADOV (Алексей САМОРЯДОВ)
Vyacheslav KULAKOV (Вячеслав КУЛАКОВ)
Nikolay OLIALIN (Николай ОЛЯЛИН)
Aleksey VANIN (Алексей ВАНИН)
Aleksandr VDOVIN (Александр ВДОВИН)
Cinematography : Nikolay IVASIV (Николай ИВАСИВ)
Music : Igor KANTYUKOV (Игорь КАНТЮКОВ), Gavriil POPOV (Гавриил ПОПОВ), Georgi SVIRIDOV (Георгий СВИРИДОВ)
Sound : Vyacheslav KLYUCHIKOV (Вячеслав КЛЮЧНИКОВ), Vladislav TOKHOROV (Владислав ТОРОХОВ)
Produced by : Sergey CHLIANTS (Сергей ЧЛИЯНЦ), Piotr LUTSIK (Пётр ЛУЦИК)
Production : Utro XXI veka
Release date in Russia : 30/10/1998

Awards :
Best first film Award "White Elephant", Moscow (Russia), 1999
Special Jury prize, Debut Films, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 1998
Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics Prize, , Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 1998
Prix Don Quichotte au festival de Berlin, 1999
Prix de la FIPRESCI au festival de Chicago, 1998
Prix du meilleur premier film de la Guilde des historiens et critiques de cinéma de Russie au festival « Kinotavr » de Sotchi, 1998

Plot synopsis
Epic drama. Parable.
The epic panorama concerns the journey of some men (muzhiks), whose land ëhas been sold by somebodyí for oil development; a journey from the provinces to the capital to find the truth, from the Urals up to Moscow to search for the man responsible for the misfortunes. Let him tell them, the Russian muzhiks, what he has done with the land and why he has taken away from them the last thing they had... Their journey is accompanied by themes and myths of Russiaís film classics. Pyotr Lutsikís only work as director became the first cult film of the post-perestroika period.
- Eisenstein Prize for the Script ìThe Wild Fieldî (film title ìOutskirtsî);
- Special Jury Prize in the Debut Competition, ëfor the bold search of new paths in cinematic artí, Honorary Diploma of the Guild of Film Critics and Film Scholars of Russia, ORFF Kinotavr, Sochi, 1998;
- Prize of the FIPRESCI, IFF Chicago, 1998;
- National Award of the Guild of Film Critics and Film Scholars, ëGolden Ariesí (1998), for Best Debut Film; - Prize ëDon Quixoteí, International Jury of Film Clubs, IFF Berlin, Forum, 1999;
- International Prize of Freedom ëPhilipp Morris Freedomí, IFF Karlovy Vary, 1999, and other prizes.

Source : www.kinotavr.ru

Commentaries and bibliography
Прорва. Образ пространства в современной кинодраматургии, Yelena GRACHEVA, seance.ru, 2009
90-е. Кино, которое мы потеряли, Larisa MALUKOVA, Зебра Е ; 2007 г., 2007
Окраина окраины [О фильме Окраина Петра ЛУЦИКА], Lev ANNINSKY, seance.ru, 1999
Россия, которую мы придумали, Oleg KOVALOV, seance.ru, 1999
Торжество земледелия [О фильме Окраина Петра ЛУЦИКА], Zara ABDULLAYEVA, seance.ru, 1999

Selected in the following festivals or events :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2021
- Festival of Central and Eastern Film , Wiesbaden (Germany), 2020
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2008
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2006
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 1999
- Award "White Elephant", Moscow (Russia), 1999
- "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 1998
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 1998