Director,
Writer,
Actor
Born 1946, USSR (Russia)
 
 
Nikolay DOSTAL
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Николай Николаевич ДОСТАЛЬ
Nikolaï DOSTAL
Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
2016 - The Monk and the Demon (Монах и бес) [fiction, 114 mn]
2009 - Petia on the Way to Heaven (Петя по дороге в Царствие Небесное) [fiction, 97 mn]
2007 - Zaveshchanie Lenina (Завещание Ленина) [fiction, TV serial, 532 mn]
2005 - Kolia Rolling in the Fields (Коля — перекати поле) [fiction, 93 mn]
2004 - Chtrafbat (Штрафбат) [fiction, TV serial]
2003 - Stilet (Стилет)
2001 - Grazhdanin nachalnik (Гражданин начальник)
1997 - The Policemen and the Thieves (Полицейские и воры) [100 mn]
1995 - Small Devil (Мелкий бес) [111 mn]
1992 - Small Giant Of Great Sex (Маленький гигант большого секса) [83 mn]
1991 - Oblako-ray (Облако-рай) [fiction, 80 mn]
1989 - I’m O’Key (Я в полном порядке) [80 mn]
1987 - Shura And Prosvirnyak (Шура и Просвирняк) [fiction, 86 mn]
1985 - The Man With the Accordion (Человек с аккордеоном) [93 mn]
 
Writer
2005 - Kolia Rolling in the Fields (Коля — перекати поле) by Nikolay DOSTAL [fiction, 93 mn]
1997 - The Policemen and the Thieves (Полицейские и воры) by Nikolay DOSTAL [100 mn]
1992 - Small Giant Of Great Sex (Маленький гигант большого секса) by Nikolay DOSTAL [83 mn]
1989 - I’m O’Key (Я в полном порядке) by Nikolay DOSTAL [80 mn]
1987 - Shura And Prosvirnyak (Шура и Просвирняк) by Nikolay DOSTAL [fiction, 86 mn]
 
Actor
2005 - Gibel imperii (Гибель империи) by Vladimir KHOTINENKO [fiction, TV serial, 520 mn]
1964 - Good-bye, Boys (До свидания, мальчики!) by Mikhail KALIK [fiction, 82 mn]

Awards :
Special Prize, "NIKA" Prizes, Russia, 2011
The Monk and the Demon :
Best Screenplay, Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2017
Petia on the Way to Heaven :
First prize, Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2009
Kolia Rolling in the Fields :
First prize, Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2005
Oblako-ray :
Prix au Festival"Kinotavr" à Sotchi, 1991

Biography
Born in 1946 in Moscow. In 1970 he graduated from the journalistic department of the Moscow University, later – from the Higher Courses for Scriptwriters and Film Directors (class of G.Danelia). Debuted in directing in 1982. He got international fame with the film «Cloud Heaven» (1991) which was awarded with Silver Leopard at Locarno IFF. Among his most known works are winners of different international prizes «Shura and Prosvirnyak» (1987), «A Small Giant of Big Sex» (1992), «Cops and Robbers» (1998), «Nick The Rolling Stone» (2005) and others. «Pete on the Way to Heaven» won 3 Golden Eagle awards, 6 Nika awards and Grand Prix at the Moscow IFF.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
- Comment sont regardés les films sur la Grande Guerre patriotique dans la Russie actuelle ? Myriam DÉSERT, 2011, The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies
- Pete on the Way to Heaven , Andrew CHAPMAN, 2010, rusfilm.pitt.edu
- Nikolai Dostal : Petia on the Way to Heaven (Petia po doroge v tsarstvo nebesnoe, 2009) , David GILLESPIE, 2010, kinokultura.com
- The Self and the Other in Recent Russian Cinema , Birgit BEUMERS, 2010, kinokultura.com
- 90-е. Кино, которое мы потеряли , Larisa MALUKOVA, 2007, Зебра Е ; 2007 г.
- Nikolai Dostal' : Penal Battalion (Shtrafbat, TV, 2004) , Alexander PROKHOROV, 2006, kinokultura.com
- Nikolai Dostal': Kolia Rolling in the Fields (Kolia—perekati pole, 2005) , Christine ENGEL, 2006, kinokultura.com