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The gamblers

2007, Russia,, 100 min., color., 35 mm., 1: 1,66


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Director : Pavel Chukhrai

Camera : Vladimir Klimov, Andrei Zhigalov

Production design : GrigoMaksim Dunaevsky

Cast : Sergei Garmash, Sergei Makovetsky, Andrei Merzlikin, Juliano de Capua

Executive director : Irina Baskakova

General producer : Sergei Shumakov

Production : TV channel “Rossiya”, film company “Korsa Film”.
Distribution “Nashe Kino”

www.nkino.ru


The film is based on N. Gogol’s play “Gamblers” Numerous creditors found Italian card sharper Lukino Forts and forced him to sign the mortgage for all his properties. He will be put to jail if does not rid himself of debts by the deadline. To avoid imprisonment he goes to Russia to play cards and thus gain money to save his life and property. By chance he meets a merry company of Russian gamblers. They agree to work together


PAVEL CHUKHRAI

Film director, screenplay writer.
Born October 14, 1946 in the Moscow region. In 1969 he graduated from VGIK, cinematography department, workshop of B. Volchek. In 1974 he graduated from the directing department of VGIK, workshop of I. Talankin ( by correspondence). His film “ The Thief” got three prizes of IFF in Venice ( 1997), 5 “NIKA” awards and was nominated for “Oscar”. Author of the documentary “Children from Abyss” for the international Steven Spielberg project about Holocaust. Laureate of the Lenin Komsomol Award , of the Prize of the Federation of the Jewish Communities of Russia. He was announced “The Man of the Year” in the nomination “Cinematography” ‘for thorough reflection of Holocaust in the film “Children from Abyss”. Winner of national and international film forums.


FILMOGRAPHY:

1977: You Remember from Time to Time
1980: People in the Ocean
1983: A Canary Cage
1986: Zina-Zinulya
1987: Remember me as I am
1988: It was Last Summer
1992: The Key
1997: The Thief
2000: Children from Abyss
2004: A Driver for Vera
2007: The Gamblers

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