Aleksey MIZGIRYOV
Алексей МИЗГИРЕВ
Alekseï MIZGUIRIOV
Russia, 2007, 100m 
Colour, fiction
Kremen
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Кремень

 

 The Hard-Hearted

 Coeur de pierre

Other titles : Silex
 
Directed by : Aleksey MIZGIRYOV (Алексей МИЗГИРЕВ)
Writing credits : Aleksey MIZGIRYOV (Алексей МИЗГИРЕВ)
 
Cast
Yevgeni ANTROPOV (Евгений АНТРОПОВ)
Karen BADALOV (Карен БАДАЛОВ)
Anastasia BEZBORODOVA (Анастасия БЕЗБОРОДОВА)
Aleksandr GOLUBEV (Александр ГОЛУБЕВ)
Dmitry KULICHKOV (Дмитрий КУЛИЧКОВ)
Sergey SHEKHOVTSOV (Сергей ШЕХОВЦОВ)
Oleg VASILKOV (Олег ВАСИЛЬКОВ)
 
Cinematography : Vadim DEYEV (Вадим ДЕЕВ)
Production design : Denis SHIBANOV (Денис ШИБАНОВ)
Produced by : Andrei RYDANOV (Андрей РЫДАНОВ), Sergey SELIANOV (Сергей СЕЛЬЯНОВ)
Companies : CTV (Кинокомпания СТВ)
Film revenue in Russia : 0.087 million dollars
Release Date in Russia : 21/06/2007
 
format : 35 mm

Awards :
Special Jury prize Festival international du film de Marrakech : FIFM, Marrakech (Morocco), 2008
Best first film Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2007
Best Screenplay Aleksey MIZGIRYOV , Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2007

Plot synopsis
Drama.
Modern Moscow is a glamorous, European, harsh city of hopes and deceived expectations. Here the law of the survival of the fittest applies. Anton comes to the capital because of the girl he loves. She rejects him. But Anton is not used to recede and becomes ëour owní in a strange city. For the sake of his goal he is prepared to go the whole way. He has his own rules: he is hard-hearted.
Source : www.kinotavr.ru
 

commentaries
Le cinéma russe, vingt-cinq ans déjà..., Marilyne FELLOUS, kinoglaz.fr, 2010
Aleksei Mizgirev : Hard-Hearted (Kremen', 2007), Olga SURKOVA, kinokultura.com, 2007
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2011
- Tromso International Film Festival : TIFF, Tromso (Norway), 2009
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2009
- Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic), 2008
- Festival international du film de Marrakech : FIFM, Marrakech (Morocco), 2008
- Belgrade International Film Festival, Belgrade (Serbia), 2008
- International Film Festival Bratislava, Brastislava (Slovakia), 2008
- FilmFestival Cottbus - Festival of East European Cinema, Cottbus (Germany), 2007
- Festival Russian cinema in Israel, Tel Aviv (Israel), 2007
- Festival international du film de Marrakech : FIFM, Marrakech (Morocco), 2007
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2007
- Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2007
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2007
- International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2007
- Film Festival of CIS countries, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia "Kinoshock", Anapa (Russia), 2007
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2007
- Kyiv International Film Festival 'Molodist', Kiev (Ukraine), 2007

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