Andrei KONCHALOVSKY
Андрей КОНЧАЛОВСКИЙ
Andreï KONTCHALOVSKI
Russia, 2014, 101mn 
Colour, fiction
Belyie nochi pochtaliona Alexeia Triapitsyna
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Белые ночи почтальона Алексея Тряпицына

 

 The Postman's White Nights

 Les Nuits blanches du facteur

 
Directed by : Andrei KONCHALOVSKY (Андрей КОНЧАЛОВСКИЙ)
Writing credits : Irina KISELYOVA (Ирина КИСЕЛЕВА ), Andrei KONCHALOVSKY (Андрей КОНЧАЛОВСКИЙ)
 
Cast
Aleksey TRIAPICYN (Алексей ТРЯПИЦЫН)
Irina ERMOLOVA (Ирина ЕРМОЛОВА)
Timur BONDARENKO (Тимур БОНДАРЕНКО)
 
Cinematography : Aleksandr SIMONOV (Александр СИМОНОВ)
Music : Eduard ARTEMIEV (Эдуард АРТЕМЬЕВ)
Companies : Продюсерский Центр Андрея Кончаловского при поддержке министерства Культуры РФ, фонда кино и фонда RuArts. Centre de production Andreï Kontchalovski avec le soutien du Ministère de la Culture de la Fédération de Russie,du Fonds du cinéma et de la Fondation RuArts
Release Date in Russia : 19/10/2014
 
Sites : Page sur Allociné, page sur IMDb
Release date in France : 2015-07-15, Site

Awards :
Silver Lion for Best Director Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 2014

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Blaq Out. 2015. Titre : Les Nuits blanches du facteurs.
Contenu additionnel : entretien avec le réalisateur

Plot synopsis
Separated from the outside world with only a boat to connect their remote village to the mainland, the inhabitants of Kenozero Lake live the way their ancestors did for centuries gone by: the commu - nity is small, everyone knows each other and they produce only those things which are necessary for survival.
The village Postman is their sole connection to the outside world, relying on his motorboat to bridge the two civilizations. But when his boat’s motor is stolen and the woman he loves escapes to the city, the Postman follows, desperate for a new adventure and a new life.
What follows is a journey of self-discovery, as the Postman is confronted with old demons, love and the realization that there is no place like home.
 

commentaries
RUSSIA BEYOND : Top 5 des meilleurs films du réalisateur russe Andreï Kontchalovski, Ekaterina SINELCHTCHIKOVA, RUSSIA BEYOND, 2020
Les Nuits blanches du facteur - la critique + le test DVD, François BONINI, avoir-alire.com, 2015
Les Nuits blanches du facteur – Andreï Kontchalovski, Rita BUKAUSKAITE, kinoscript.com, 2015
Andrei Konchalovskii: The Postman’s White Nights (Belye nochi pochtal’ona Alekseia Triapitsyna, 2014), Ellina SATTAROVA, Kinokultura, 2015
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Rétrospective Andreï Kontchalovski à la Cinémathèque de Toulouse, Toulouse (France), 2020
- Andrey Konchalovsky retrospective at the Cinémathèque française, Paris (France), 2020
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2017
- Les rencontres des cinémas d'Europe, Aubenas (France), 2016
- Russian film festival in Ajaccio, Ajaccio (France), 2016
- Cinémas russes à Montauban, Montauban (France), 2016
- Russian film festival in Paris, Paris (France), 2016
- Regards sur le Cinéma Européen, Chalonnes sur Loire (France), 2016
- Days of Russian cinema in Limoges, Limoges (France), 2016
- Tromso International Film Festival : TIFF, Tromso (Norway), 2016
- Era New Horizons IFF, Wroclaw (Poland), 2016
- Russian film symposium. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh (USA), 2016
- Beijing's First Ever International Film Festival, Beijing (China), 2015
- La Rochelle International Film Festival, La Rochelle (France), 2015
- Release in France of the film, Different cities (France), 2015-07-15
- Festival de films russes Kinorama au cinéma Royal de Biarritz, Biarritz (France), 2015
- Days of Russian cinema, Aix les Bains (France), 2015
- Russian Film Festival, Orléans (France), 2015
- , Pézenas (France), 2015
- Nantes Russian Film Festival, Nantes (France), 2015
- International Festival "7 Art dans le 7", Paris (France), 2015
- Festival of Central and Eastern Film , Wiesbaden (Germany), 2015
- Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2015
- Küstendorf International Film and Music Festival, Kustendorf (Serbia), 2015
- Belgrade International Film Festival, Belgrade (Serbia), 2015
- Göteborg International Film Festival, Göteborg (Sweden), 2015
- Istanbul International Film Festival, Istanbul (Turkey), 2015
- Odessa International Film Festival, Odessa (Ukraine), 2015
- San Francisco International Film Festival, San Francisco (USA), 2015
- Festival international du film de La Roche sur Yon, La Roche sur Yon (France), 2014
- Russian Film Week in Paris : Regards de Russie, Paris (France), 2014
- Tbilisi International Film Festival, Tbilisi (Georgia), 2014
- Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 2014
- Tokyo International Film Festival : TIFF, Tokyo (Japan), 2014
- International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2014

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