Djanik FAIZIEV
Джаник ФАЙЗИЕВ
Djanik FAIZIEV
Russia, 2012, 127mn 
Colour, fiction
Avgust vosmogo
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Август восьмого

 

 August Of Eighth

 War Zone / Août 2008

 
Directed by : Djanik FAIZIEV (Джаник ФАЙЗИЕВ)
Writing credits : Djanik FAIZIEV (Джаник ФАЙЗИЕВ)
 
Cast
Svetlana IVANOVA (Светлана ИВАНОВА) ...Ksenya
Maksim MATVEYEV (Максим МАТВЕЕВ) ...Lyokha
Egor BEROEV (Егор БЕРОЕВ) ...Zaur
Artyom_2 FADEYEV (Артем_2 ФАДЕЕВ) ...Ksenya'z son
Aleksey GUSKOV (Алексей ГУСЬКОВ)
Anna LEGCHILOVA (Анна ЛЕГЧИЛОВА)
Aleksandr OLESHKO (Александр ОЛЕШКО)
 
Cinematography : Sergey TROFIMOV (Сергей ТРОФИМОВ)
Production design : Yuri FOMENKO (Юрий ФОМЕНКО), Vladimir GUDILIN (Владимир ГУДИЛИН)
Music : Ruslan MURATOV (Руслан МУРАТОВ)
Produced by : Ilya BATCHURIN (Илья БАЧУРИН), Fyodor BONDARCHUK (Федор БОНДАРЧУК), Djanik FAIZIEV (Джаник ФАЙЗИЕВ)
Other persons :
Script : Michael A. LERNER
Companies : Glavkino, Bonanza
Film revenue in Russia : 9.9402 million dollars
Release Date in Russia : 21/02/2012
 
Sites : Page Allociné, IMDb
VOD or DVD release in France : 2013-08-07, Site

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Metropolitan Film & Video. 2013. Titre : War Zone.
en russe, sous-titrage français

Plot synopsis
The film’s heroine, Ksenia, is trying to get her life back on track after a divorce. Ksenia’s ex-husband is serving in the peacekeeping forces in Tskhinvali. He convinces Ksenia to let their son travel there for school holidays. Then, suddenly (August 2008), the beautiful Caucasus landscape erupts in war. Ksenia decides to travel through the nightmarish inferno of the battlefield to rescue her son.
 

commentaries
Aleksei Guskov (Le Concert, 4 jours en mai) au XXème Festival du cinéma russe à Honfleur, Yelena KVASOVA-DUFFORT, kinoglaz.fr, 2012
Dzhanik Fayziev: August. Eight (Avgust. Vos’mogo, 2012), Peter ROLLBERG, kinokultura.com, 2012
Бесконечный сюжет для моделирования [О фильме Август. Восьмого режиссера Джаника Файзиева], Larisa MALUKOVA, novayagazeta.ru, 2012
Грузинский гамбит. [о картине Август. Восьмого], Dmitry SAELYEV, seance.ru, 2012
Принуждение к патриотизму. Как практика заказухи подрывает основы идеологии, Andrei ARKHANGELSKY, novayagazeta.ru, 2012
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- VOD or DVD release in France of the film:, Different cities (France), 2013
- Marbella Russian Filmfest, Marbella (Spain), 2013
- Russian Resurrection Film Festival, Different cities (Australia), 2012
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2012
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2012
- Cycle "Cinema against terrorism", Different cities (Russia), 2012
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2012

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