Aleksandr BRUNKOVSKY
Александр БРУНЬКОВСКИЙ
Aleksandr BROUNKOVSKI
Russia, 2011, 52mn 
documentary
Mark Donskoy. Korol i Shut
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Марк Донской. Король и Шут

 

 Mark Donskoy. The King and the Jester

 Marc Donskoï. Roi et Bouffon

 
Directed by : Aleksandr BRUNKOVSKY (Александр БРУНЬКОВСКИЙ)
 

Plot synopsis
A man of irrepressible temper, eccentric life and the behavior in true spirit of Salvador Dali. His films were shown at the most prestigious film festivals all over the world. The president of the USA asked to screen his movies in the White House. Paradoxical and dramatic personality of the director Mark Donskoy is discovered in this film through the shots of unique chronicle and in the stories told by the stars of world cinema: Milos Forman, Andrzej Wajda, Jerzy Hoffman, Pavel Chukhraj, Aleksey Batalov and many others. This is a documentary made in the genre oftragicomedy.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Days of the russian cinema in Tunisia, Tunis / Sousse / Hammamet (Tunisia), 2012
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2011