CAPTAIN VOLKONOGOV ESCAPED
CAPTAIN VOLKONOGOV ESCAPED

CAPTAIN VOLKONOGOV ESCAPED

Director Natasha Merkulova, Alexey Chupov

Production year 2021

Length 126min.

Country Russia/Estonia/France

screenings

15 Jul 2022 12․30 Moscow Cinema, Blue Hall
15 Jul 2022 20․00 Moscow Cinema, Blue Hall

SYNOPSIS

Captain Fyodor Volkonogov, a well-respected and obedient USSR law enforcer, witnesses his peers being suspiciously questioned. Sensing his turn is approaching, he escapes and is soon on the run, hunted by his former colleagues. Vulnerable and hopeless, Fyodor comes to realize what he had been part of, and that repentance is the only way for him to escape the eternal torment of Hell. But time is running out and the manhunt is closing in on him...

CAST & CREW

Natasha Merkulova
Natasha Merkulova

Director

Producer(s)

Valeriy Fedorovich, Evgeniy Nikishov, Aleksandr Plotnikov

Script

Natasha Merkulova, Aleksey Chupov, Mart Taniel

Director of Photography

Mart Taniel

Production designer

Sergei Fevralev

Music by

Yelena Stroganova

Sound

Andrey Belchikov

Edit

François Gedigier, Mukharam Kabulova

Cast

Yuriy Borisov, Timofey Tribuntsev, Nikita Kukushkin, Aleksandr Yatsenko, Natalya Kudryashova

Production company(ies)

Place Of Power, Look film, Homeless Bob Production, KinoVista

Natasha Merkulova

Born 1979. Natasha Merkulova graduated from the Higher Courses of Screenplay Writers and Directors, a winner of the Special Jury Prize on Kinoshok FF for Traumatism (2008). The director of Daughter (2009), short feature film that participated in Cannes IFF The New Russians program. Her short films were chosen for the official programs of different IFF’s, such as CUFF, Dance for Screen, NY, Loikka Dance IFF, Helsinki, Vancouver IFF.


Filmography

Traumatism (short, 2008), Daughter (2009), Substance: Jam (short, 2012), Substance: Moloko (short, 2012), Intimate Parts (2013), Rodchenko Stairs (short, 2015), Sisters (short, 2016), About Love. for Adults Only (2017), The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018), Captain Volkogonov Escaped (2021).


Alexey Chupov
Alexey Chupov

Director

Alexey Chupov

Born 1973. Alexey Chupov is the author of the first Russian internet sit-coms In Contact with the Classmates and All the Truth about Eve. He is also the writer of TV-series for Russian federal channels and the author of historical documentaries for Russia –1 Channel.


Filmography

Intimate Parts (2013), About Love. for Adults Only (2017), The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018), Captain Volkonogov Escaped (2021).