SEPTEMBER 14-20, 2019

THE GREEK OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE

Russia
2018, 73 mins
Production: ООО «Horosho Production Producing Center»
Language: Russian
Format: DCP

Scriptwriter: Irina Semashko, Svetlana Muzichenko
Director: Svetlana Muzichenko
DoP: Ruslan Gerasimenkov
Composer: Alexander Sokolov
Producer: Natalya Ivanova
Editor: Ivan Grigolunas
Cast: Euclid Kyurdzidis, Kazbek Kibizov, Yelena Poliakova, Maxim Vinogradov, Maxim Dahnenko, Irene Muscara, Georges Devdariani.

Synopsis

This is a biographical film about Ioannis Kapodistrias (1776-1831) – a brilliant diplomat of the era of the reign of Emperor Alexander 1, the First President of Greece. Being an important figure at the international scale, he prophetically determined the future development of Europe, predicting the current model of the European Union.

Director’s biography

Svetlana Muzichenko was born in Khabarovsk in 1963. She graduated from the Novosibirsk Theater School, later the directing department of VGIK (1998, workshop of A.S. Kochetkov), a member of the Union of Cinematographers since 1999. Since 2003, a teacher at VGIK, he has been working in the workshop of documentary films S.V. Miroshnichenko. Svetlana is a participant and winner of many international film festivals, including Karlovy Vary, Seattle, Tampere.

Director’s filmography (feature films)

2018 The Greek of the Russian Empire
2012 New Year Wife (TV)
2011 The Best Summer in Our Life (TV series)
2011 Love Doesn’t Come Alone (TV)
2008 A Woman Would Like to Know