Andrey PROSHKIN
Андрей ПРОШКИН
Andreï PROCHKINE
Russia, 2002, 100mn 
Colour, fiction
Spartak i Kalashnikov
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Спартак и Калашников

 

 Spartak i Kalashnikov

 Kalashnikov et Spartacus

 
Directed by : Andrey PROSHKIN (Андрей ПРОШКИН)
Writing credits : Alla KRINITSYNA (Алла КРИНИЦЫНА)
 
Cast
Yevgeni KRAYNOV (Евгений КРАЙНОВ) ...Zhila
Vladimir MENSHOV (Владимир МЕНЬШОВ) ...Colonel Egorov
Andrey PANIN (Андрей ПАНИН) ...Marat Ivanovich
Yaroslav ROSHCHIN (Ярослав РОЩИН) ...Shurka Kalashnikov
Irina ROZANOVA (Ирина РОЗАНОВА) ...Snejanna
Yuri STEPANOV (Юрий СТЕПАНОВ) ...Captain Falkov
 
Cinematography : Lomer AKHVLEDIANI (Ломер АХВЛЕДИАНИ)
Production design : Aleksandr GILYAREVSKY (Александр ГИЛЯРЕВСКИЙ)
Music : Vladimir CHEKASIN (Владимир ЧЕКАСИН)
Produced by : Aleksandr KOTELEVSKY (Александр КОТЕЛЕВСКИЙ)
Companies : Mosfilm, Stella Studio, Krug
Release Date in Russia : 01/04/2002
 
Site : IMDb

Awards :
First feature film Prize Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2003
Special Jury prize, Debut Films, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2002

Plot synopsis
It is the story of the incredible adventures of Chourka Kalashnikov, a 13-year-old boy living in an orphanage, and the shepherd dog Spartacus. The two friends roam together, and their friendship is more than once put to the test. Fate sometimes leads them to "new Russians", sometimes to street kids, sometimes to an army dog farm. Eventually Spartacus helps neutralize a group of terrorists and the two friends become heroes.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- International debut film festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2013
- Russian Film Festival Double Dv@, Different cities (Internet), 2011
- Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2003
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2002