Biography of Andrei ZvyagintsevAndrei Petrovich Zvyagintsev is a Russian director, author of the films “Exile”, “Return”, “Elena”, “Leviathan”, and “Nelyubov”, which is already called the successor of the traditions of Andrei Tarkovsky. In his films, he invariably addresses the topic of the sufferings of the human race, often through biblical allusions.
Director Andrey Zvyagintsev
Childhood and family of Andrei ZvyagintsevBorn in Novosibirsk, the first few months of his life, Andrei was in the village of Novomikhailovka. His parents divorced, and 5-year-old Andrei remained to live with his mother, a school teacher of the Russian language and literature.
Children's photo of Andrey Zvyagintsev
Sophomore, he played a major role in the theater in the production of "I do not remember."Ending school, Andrew has already been involved in the performances of "Accelerati", "No One Believes" Andrei received a diploma from the college in 1984. He stayed in the TJU. Soon he was drafted into the army. The service took place in the Novosibirsk military ensemble, where Zvyagintsev was an entertainer. Together with the ensemble, he performed at concerts in different garrisons.
In 1986, returning from the army, Andrei made the decision to go to Moscow. He entered GITIS, hitting the course of Vladimir Levertov and Yevgeny Lazarev. There he studied at the acting department.
In the diploma performance of the play Turgenev Zvyagintsev played the role of Gorsky. It was the 1990th year. In the theater graduate GITIS decided not to go.
Beginning of the career of actor Andrei Zvyagintsev, filmographySometimes Andrei starred in television series in episodes, filmed ads. The actor starred in the TV series “We'll Meet”, “Goryachev and Others”, “Kamenskaya”, and was also involved in the films “Shirley Myrli” and “Kitten”. For the decade spent in Moscow, he took part only in two enterprise performances. In 1993, it was the play “The Game of Hopscotch”, and in 1997, the play “Month in the Country”.As Zvyagintsev himself admitted in an interview, in the nineties there was a time when he did not even have enough money to travel to the subway.
Director Andrei Zvyagintsev has many awards for his films.
Directorial debut of Andrei ZvyagintsevOn Ren TV, Andrew made his debut as a director. He made a film within the framework of a cycle called “The Black Room”. These were the short stories "Choice", "Bushido" and "Obscure".
About the film "The Return" Zvyagintsev
"Cinema in detail" about the movie "Exile."
The director is considered a phenomenon, since, having released his first full-length film, he received two Golden Lions for him and was nominated for an Oscar. Thirty-two countries purchased the painting.
So "Return" was the film sensation of the year. The director for this picture at world festivals received twenty-eight awards. “Return” was watched by viewers of seventy-three countries.
Andrei Zvyagintsev's film “Exile”The next film Zvyagintsev shot in the 2007th year. His name is "Exile." Critics again reacted favorably to the director's work. The picture was recognized as the best film of the Russian program at the Moscow Festival.
Andrey Zvyagintsev - Mystery [Experiment 5ive]
In 2011, the year Zvyagintsev shot his third picture. This is the social drama "Elena". The premiere took place at the Canadian festival. The director received the prize "Special Look". Also, this directorial work was marked by the Sundance Film Festival.
Director Andrei Zvyagintsev today is working on new films
This is a story about the inhabitants of the village beyond the Arctic Circle (the shooting took place in the village of Teriberka, Murmansk region). The main character is an auto mechanic who honestly works and brings up a son from his first wife. At one point, his life breaks down: his wife cheats on him with his friend, the son accuses him of hating his late mother, and a local bureaucrat has attempted on his home and land, ready to fabricate a criminal case for the sake of a real estate tidbit.
Frame from the movie Zvyagintsev "Leviathan"
Andrey Zvyagintsev's personal lifeThe director for six years was married to actress Irina Grineva. Now Grineva is married again; her husband - figure skater Maxim Shabalin.
Irina Grineva, former wife of the director Zvyagintsev
In the photo: Andrey Zvyagintsev and Anna Matveyeva
Andrey Zvyagintsev nowIn 2017, Zvyagintsev's film “Nelyubov” was awarded the jury prize of the 70th Cannes Film Festival. In the center of the plot - a married couple, whose relationship failed. Both are trying to find happiness in new relationships, but their common son, 12-year-old Alyosha, does not stand up to such a life and once runs away from home.
"Dislike". Film Andrei Zvyagintsev. Trailer