Yuri’s day The prank
Captive Hitler kaput!
Four ages of love Heavy sand
Indigo Terra nova
Mukha Wild field

Yuri’s day (2008, Russia / Germany)

130 min., col., 35 mm, 1:2.35, Dolby SR

Yuri’s day

Script: Yuri Arabov

Director: Kirill Serebrennikov

Camera: Oleg Lukichev

Production design: Yuri Grigorovich

Composer: Sergei Nevsky

Cast: Ksenia Rappoport, Evgeniya Kuznetsova, Sergei Sosnovsky, Roman Shmakov, Sergei Medvedev, Igor Khripunov

General Producer: Natasha Mokritskaya

Producer: Uliana Savelieva

Co-Producers: Mila Rozanova, Karsten Stoeter, Benny Drechsel

Production: Film Company “ Novye Lyudi”, with participation of Rohfilm (Germany), “National Reserve Corporation” under support from the RF Federal Agency for culture and cinematography , Mitteldeutsche Medienforderung (MDM)

Psychological thriller. Farewell drama. Her name is Liubov (Love). She is an opera diva. She has everything: talent, wealth, world fame. She also has a son and her small native land – a place forgotten by God, which the son should see and to which she wishes to bid farewell before leaving the country. Within a few days she will lose her son, her name and the meaning of her life in general…

Prize for the best actress, Open Russian Film Festival “Kinotavr -2008”

First Prize of the Youth Jury, IFF in Locarno- 2008

Prize “Don Quixote” of the International Federation of Cine Clubs – 2008


Stage, film & TV director, Born September 7, 1969 in Rostov-on-Don. Graduated from the physics and mathematics faculty of the Rostov University. His director’s career began on the Rostov television and at Rostov’s theatres, where he staged his first productions. Since 1997 lives and works in Moscow. His theatrical activity is mainly connected with the Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre. One of the founders of the theatre festival “Territory”. Since 2008 supervises a workshop at the Moscow Arts Theatre School. Winner of the Stanislavsky International Theatre Award, the TEFI award and other professional prizes, including Main Prize of the Open Russian Film Festival “Kinotavr” and Grand-Prix of IFF in Rome -2006, for “Playing the Victim”.

FILMOGRAPHY (selected):

2000 Rostov-Daddy (TV)
2002 The Diary of a Murderer (TV)
2003 Bad Bed Scenes (TV)
2006 Playing the Victim
2008 Yuri’s Day

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