Andrey Zvyagintsev is one of Russia’s most internationally respected directors. His feature directorial debut was The Return (2003), a low-budget family drama that became an international critical triumph, and the first post-Soviet Union Russian film to win the Golden Lion at the Venice International Film Festival. His next features were The Banishment (2007), Elena (2011) and Leviathan (2014), the latter of which won the Golden Globe® and was nominated for the Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film. It also won Best Feature Film at APSA in 2014. Loveless saw Zvyagintsev’s third nomination for Achievement in Directing at APSA, following nominations for Leviathan and a nomination resulting in a High Commendation for Elena.

 

Accolades

Andrey Zvyagintsev
Achievement in Directing, 2017

Andrey Zvyagintsev

Loveless (Nelyubov)
Achievement in Directing, 2017

Andrey Zvyagintsev

Loveless (Nelyubov)

Winner, Achievement in Directing, 2017 Andrey Zvyagintsev is one of Russia’s most internationally respected directors. His feature directorial debut was The Return (2003), a low-budget…

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Andrey Zvyagintsev
Achievement in Directing, 2014

Andrey Zvyagintsev

Leviathan (Leviafan)
Achievement in Directing, 2014

Andrey Zvyagintsev

Leviathan (Leviafan)

Russian writer/director Andrey Zvyagintsev began his career as an actor for television and stage. His feature film directorial debut came in 2003 with The Return,…

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Alexander Rodnyansky and Sergey Melkumov and Marianna Sardarova and Andrey Zvyagintsev
Best Feature Film, 2014

Leviathan (Leviafan)

Best Feature Film, 2014

Leviathan (Leviafan)

Winner, Best Feature Film, 2014 Kolia lives in a small town near the Barents Sea, in North Russia. He has his own auto-repair shop. His…

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Films

Loveless
2017

Loveless (Nelyubov)

Russian Federation, Belgium, France, Germany
2017

Loveless (Nelyubov)

Winner, Achievement in Directing, 2017 Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives,…

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Elena
2011

Elena

Russian Federation
2011

Elena

Winner, Best Performance by an Actress, High Commendation – Achievement in Directing, 2011 Elena and Vladimir are an older couple, they come from different backgrounds.…

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Leviathan
2014

Leviathan (Leviafan)

Russian Federation
2014

Leviathan (Leviafan)

Winner, Best Feature Film, 2014 Kolia lives in a small town near the Barents Sea, in North Russia. He has his own auto-repair shop. His…

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