Voyna

Russia

Synopsis

The Caucasius is still at war. People from quite different states and cultures happen to be involved in it. Chechen fighters hold captive two Russian soldiers and a wounded officer.

Director's Biography

Alexei Balabanov
Born in 1959 in Sverdlovsk. Graduated from the Gorky University (Foreign Language Department). In 1990
graduated from the Higher Courses of Screenwriters and Directors in Moscow.

Filmography:

1989 NASTYA AND YEGOR (documentary)
1990 ABOUT FLYING IN RUSSIA (documentary)
1991 HAPPY DAYS
1994 THE CASTLE
1995 TROFIM (short film)
1997 BROTHER
1998 OF FREAKS AND MEN
2000 BROTHER 2
2002 THE WAR
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Cast & Crew

Directed by: Alexei Balabanov

Written by: Alexei Balabanov

Produced by: Sergey Selyanov

Cinematography: Sergei Astakhov

Editing: Marina Lipartia

Production Design: Pavel Parkhomenko

Costume Design: Tatiana Patrakhaltseva

Make-Up & Hair: Tamara Frid

Sound Design: Maxim Belovolov

Main Cast: Sergei Bodrov (Captain Medvedev), Euclid Kurdzidis (Ruslan), Georgi Gurgulia (Aslan), Alexei Chadov (Ivan), Ian Kelly (John), Ingeborga Dapkounaite (Margaret)

Nominations and Awards

  • Feature Film Selection 2002