Nikolay DOSTAL
Николай ДОСТАЛЬ
Nikolaï DOSTAL
Russia, 2016, 114mn 
fiction
Monakh i bes
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Монах и бес

 

 The Monk and the Demon

 Le Moine et le démon

 
Directed by : Nikolay DOSTAL (Николай ДОСТАЛЬ)
Writing credits : Yuri ARABOV (Юрий АРАБОВ)
 
Cast
Timofei TRIBUNTSEV (Тимофей ТРИБУНЦЕВ)
Georgi FETISOV (Георгий ФЕТИСОВ)
Sergey BARKOVSKY (Сергей БАРКОВСКИЙ)
Boris KAMORZIN (Борис КАМОРЗИН)
Roman MADIANOV (Роман МАДЯНОВ)
Nikita TARASOV (Никита ТАРАСОВ)
 
Cinematography : Levan KAPANADZE (Леван КАПАНАДЗЕ)
Sound : Maksim BELOVOLOV (Максим БЕЛОВОЛОВ)
Produced by : Igor TOLSTUNOV (Игорь ТОЛСТУНОВ)
Companies : Профит / Profit
Film revenue in Russia : 0.0712 million dollars
 

Awards :
Best Screenplay Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2017
Best Screenplay Yuri ARABOV , Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2017
Best actor Timofei TRIBUNTSEV , Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2017
Best Actor in a Supporting Role Boris KAMORZIN , Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2017
Best Screenplay Yuri ARABOV , "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2017
Best Actor in a Supporting Role Boris KAMORZIN , "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2017
Best actor Timofei TRIBUNTSEV , "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2017
Best Sound Maksim BELOVOLOV , "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2017

Plot synopsis
A new brother, Ivan Shaposhnikov, settles in the friary. But dark forces follow him into the monastery and from time to time they materialize as Legion (at least that is how he introduced himself to Ivan). Legion has chosen Ivan as the object of his devilish work, tempting him in every possible way in an attempt to make him abandon the chosen path of God. But the greater the temptations, the stronger Ivan’s spiritual powers grow…
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Selected in the following festivals :
- Days of Russian cinema in Limoges, Limoges (France), 2018
- "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2017
- Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2017
- Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2017
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2016
- Independant European Film Festival VOICES, Vologda (Russia), 2016