Mikhail Krichman graduated from the Moscow State University of Printing Arts in 1995. Krichman has been Director of Photography on all of Andrey Zvyagintsev’s films, from his directorial debut The Return (2003) and The Banishment (2007), to Elena (2011), for which he was awarded the top cinematography prize at both the Bely Kvadrat (White Square) awards and the Golden Eagle awards presented by the National Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Russia, and now Leviathan. In 2010, Krichman received a Golden Osella (Best Cinematography) award at the 67th Venice Film Festival for Alexey Fedorchenko’s Silent Souls. Mikhail worked as Cinematographer on the feature films Miss Julie (2014), directed by Liv Ullmann and starring Colin Farrell and Jessica Chastain and Loveless (2017) Andrey Zvyagintsev’s latest feature.

Accolades

Mikhail Krichman
Achievement in Cinematography, 2014

Mikhail Krichman

Leviathan (Leviafan)
Achievement in Cinematography, 2014

Mikhail Krichman

Leviathan (Leviafan)
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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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