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The First Teacher
The First Teacher
The First Teacher
(Russian: Первый учитель, translit. Pervyy uchitel) is a 1965 drama film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. It is his first full-length work, made after book by Chingiz Aitmatov.[2]Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Prizes and awards 4 References 5 External linksPlot[edit] The action takes place in the years from 1924 all the way to the early 1950s in the Kukureu village of the Kyrgyz Soviet Socialist Republic, which is now Kyrgyzstan. The Russian Civil War
Russian Civil War
ended not so long ago. Young Komsomol
Komsomol
member and a former Red Army
Red Army
soldier Dyuyshen comes to the village as the new teacher of the village. His enthusiasm to bring new ideas immediately faces a centuries-old tradition of life in Central Asia
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Andrei Konchalovsky
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Special 1997 The Odyssey Palme d'Or 1979 Siberiade Golden Eagle Award for Best Motion Picture 2016 ParadiseWebsite www.konchalovsky.ruAndrei Sergeyevich Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky (Russian: Андре́й Серге́евич Михалко́в-Кончало́вский; born August 20, 1937) is a Russian film, television, and theatre director, producer and screenwriter.[1] From his earlier career in the Soviet Union, he has directed numerous well-known and acclaimed films in both Europe and the United States, including Uncle Vanya, Siberiade, Runaway Train, and The Lion in Winter. He is a three-time recipient of the Golden Eagle Award, two-time recipient of the Nika Award, and a winner of the Palme d'Or
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To Each His Own Cinema
To Each His Own Cinema
To Each His Own Cinema
(French: Chacun son cinéma : une déclaration d'amour au grand écran) is a 2007 French anthology film commissioned for the 60th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival. The film is a collection of 34 short films, each 3 minutes in length, by 36 acclaimed directors
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Runaway Train (film)
Runaway Train is a 1985 American thriller film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky and starring Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay and John P. Ryan. The screenplay by Djordje Milicevic, Paul Zindel
Paul Zindel
and Edward Bunker was based on an original screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, with uncredited contributions by frequent Kurosawa collaborators Hideo Oguni and Ryuzo Kikushima. The film was also the feature debuts of Danny Trejo
Danny Trejo
and Tommy "Tiny" Lister, who both proceeded to successful careers as "tough guy" character actors. The story concerns two escaped convicts and a female railroad worker who are stuck on a runaway train as it barrels through snowy desolate Alaska
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Duet For One
Duet for One
Duet for One
is a 1986 British drama film adapted from the play, a two-hander by Tom Kempinski, about a world-famous concert violinist named Stephanie Anderson who is suddenly struck with multiple sclerosis.[2] It is set in London, and directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. The story is based on the life of cellist Jacqueline du Pré, who was diagnosed with MS, and her husband, conductor Daniel Barenboim, and only marginally fictionalized.Contents1 Synopsis 2 Primary cast 3 Reception 4 Awards 5 Stage play 6 References 7 External linksSynopsis[edit] Stephanie Anderson, a world-famous violinist, becomes unable to play because of multiple sclerosis. A depressed psychiatrist she sees is unable to help with her rage and frustration. Her star pupil, realizing he will learn nothing more, leaves her. Her husband departs with his young secretary, and her accompanist dies
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Shy People
Shy People
Shy People
is a 1987 American drama about two branches of a family that reunite with tragic results, starring Barbara Hershey, Jill Clayburgh, and Martha Plimpton. It was directed by Andrei Konchalovsky, written by Konchalovsky, Marjorie David and Gerard Brach, and features music by the German electronic music group Tangerine Dream. Hershey won the Best Actress award at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival for her performance.[2] It was one of the last movie roles for actor Merritt Butrick, who died from AIDS
AIDS
in 1989. It was filmed by the bayous of South Louisiana
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Homer And Eddie
Homer and Eddie
Homer and Eddie
is a 1989 American comedy film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Jim Belushi
Jim Belushi
and directed by Andrei Konchalovsky.[1][2] This was Anne Ramsey's final performance.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 S
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Tango & Cash
Tango & Cash is a 1989 American buddy cop action comedy film that was mainly directed by Andrei Konchalovsky, although Albert Magnoli and Peter MacDonald took over in the later stages of filming,[4] with Stuart Baird overseeing the editing process. It stars Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Jack Palance, and Teri Hatcher
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The Inner Circle (1991 Film)
The Inner Circle is a 1991 drama film by Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky, telling the story of Joseph Stalin's private projectionist and KGB
KGB
officer Ivan Sanchin between 1939 and 1953, Stalin's year of death. Sanchin is played by Tom Hulce, and the film co-stars Lolita Davidovitch and Bob Hoskins. The film is based on a true story and is an American, Italian and Russian production. It is in English and has a running time of 137 minutes. The Inner Circle was nominated for awards at the 42nd Berlin International Film Festival[1] and the 1993 Nika Awards.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Reception 4 References 5 External linksPlot[edit] Shortly after his marriage to Anastasia, Ivan Sanchin, who works as a projectionist at the headquarters of the state security service (called KGB
KGB
in the film), is summoned urgently to the Kremlin
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Assia And The Hen With The Golden Eggs
Assia and the Hen with the Golden Eggs (Russian: Курочка Ряба, translit. Kurochka Ryaba) is a 1994 Russian comedy film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. It was entered into the 1994 Cannes Film Festival.[1] Cast[edit] Inna Churikova
Inna Churikova
as Asya Viktor Mikhaylov as Vasili Nikitich Aleksandr Surin as Stepan Gennady Yegorychev as Chirkunov Gennady Nazarov as Seryozha Mikhail Kislov as Grishka Mikhail Kononov as father Nikodim Lyubov Sokolova as Maria Aleksandr Chislov as secretary Andrei Konchalovsky
Andrei Konchalovsky
as customer in a hairdressing salon (uncredited)References[edit]^ "Festival de Cannes: Assia and the Hen with the Golden Eggs". festival-cannes.com
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Lumière And Company
Lumière and Company
Lumière and Company
(original title: Lumière et compagnie) is a 1995 anthology film made in collaboration between forty-one international film directors
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House Of Fools (film)
House of Fools (Russian: Дом дураков, Dom durakov) is a 2002 Russian film by Andrei Konchalovsky
Andrei Konchalovsky
about psychiatric patients and combatants during the First Chechen War. It stars Julia Vysotskaya
Julia Vysotskaya
and Sultan Islamov and features a number of cameo appearances by Bryan Adams, with the music composed by Eduard Artemyev. Distinctly anti-war, unbiased and controversial in Russia, House of Fools is a bizarre blend of black comedy, touching drama, horrific warfare and subtly disturbing psychological content.Contents1 Plot 2 Selected cast 3 Reception3.1 Awards 3.2 Ratings4 References 5 External linksPlot[edit] The film tells the story of a psychiatric hospital in the Russian republic of Ingushetia
Ingushetia
on the border with war-torn republic of Chechnya
Chechnya
in 1996
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Gloss (film)
Gloss (Russian: Глянец, translit. Glyanets) is a 2007 Russian satirical melodrama directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. The picture opened the 2007 Kinotavr
Kinotavr
film festival, and was part of the competition program.[2]Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 4 References 5 External linksPlot[edit] Galya, a young worker in a provincial factory, dreams of becoming a successful model. One day she leaves her alcoholic parents together with her violent boyfriend and goes to Moscow. She ends up getting hired by a great couturier as a seamstress. During one of their shows, she walks the runway as a model, which causes her to be fired on the spot
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Uncle Vanya (1970 Film)
Uncle Vanya
Uncle Vanya
(Russian: Дядя Ваня, translit. Dyadya Vanya) is a 1970[1][2] film adaptation of the Anton Chekhov
Anton Chekhov
play of the same title and directed by Andrey Konchalovskiy.[3]Contents1 Plot summary1.1 Differences from play2 Cast 3 Critical reception 4 Soundtrack 5 References 6 External linksPlot summary[edit]This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (August 2011)Serebryakov, a retired professor and his beautiful, much younger second wife, Yeléna, visit their country estate, which funds their urban lifestyle. Vanya, brother of the Professor's first wife, who manages the farm estate, and the local Doctor Astrov, both fall under Yelena's spell, while complaining of the endless ennui of their provincial existence. Astrov is an experienced physician who performs his job conscientiously, but has lost all idealism and spends much of his time drinking
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The Nutcracker In 3D
The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker
in 3D (released on DVD as The Nutcracker: The Untold Story) is a 2009 British-Hungarian 3D Christmas
Christmas
musical fantasy film adapted from the ballet The Nutcracker, directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. It stars the talents of Elle Fanning, Nathan Lane, and John Turturro
John Turturro
with Charles Rowe and Shirley Henderson
Shirley Henderson
as the Nutcracker. It was met with universally negative reviews from critics upon its release, and was a box office bomb. It does not credit the original The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker
and the Mouse King story, nor its author E. T. A. Hoffmann.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production3.1 Development 3.2 Filming 3.3 Soundtrack4 Release4.1 Box office 4.2 Critical reaction5 Awards and nominations 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksPlot[edit]This article needs an improved plot summary
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The Postman's White Nights
The Postman's White Nights
The Postman's White Nights
(Russian: Белые ночи почтальона Алексея Тряпицына; Belye nochi pochtalona Alekseya Tryapitsyna) is a 2014 Russian drama film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. It tells the story of the people of a remote Russian village, whose main contact with the outside world is a postman
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