Ivan I. Tverdovsky (born in 1988) graduated from the Russian Institute for cinematography in 2011. His early documentary works won him multiple awards in Russia and at international film festivals worldwide. His fiction debut Corrections Class (2014), inspired by the novel by psychologist Ekaterina Murashova, won over 35 prizes worldwide, including east of the West Award (Crystal Globe) at the 49. Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (International Premiere). Zoology is Ivan’s second feature project. It was showcased both at the Paris co-Production Village and Les Arcs in 2015 and received financial support from the Eurimages and Russian Ministry of Culture.

Accolades

Natasha Mokritskaya and Uliana Savelieva and Mila Rozanova and Ivan I Tverdovsky
Best Youth Film, 2014

Corrections Class (Klass Korrekzii)

Best Youth Film, 2014

Corrections Class (Klass Korrekzii)

Based on the book by author and family psychologist, Ekaterina Murashova, Corrections Class is the coming of age story of disabled Russian teenager Lena who…

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Films

Corrections Class
2014

Corrections Class (Klass Korrekzii)

Russian Federation
2014

Corrections Class (Klass Korrekzii)

Based on the book by author and family psychologist, Ekaterina Murashova, Corrections Class is the coming of age story of disabled Russian teenager Lena who…

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Zoology
2016

Zoology (Zoologiya)

Russian Federation, France, Germany
2016

Zoology (Zoologiya)

Middle-aged zoo worker Natasha still lives with her mother in a small coastal town. As she struggles for independence, she has to endure the absurd…

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