Roman PRYGUNOV
Роман ПРЫГУНОВ
Roman PRYGOUNOV
Russia, 2011, 105mn 
Colour, fiction
SoulLess
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ДухLess

 

 AmeLess

 DukhLess

Other titles : ДухLess. Конец гламура
 
Directed by : Roman PRYGUNOV (Роман ПРЫГУНОВ)
Writing credits : Denis RODIMIN (Денис РОДИМИН)
 
Cast
Danila KOZLOVSKY (Данила КОЗЛОВСКИЙ) ...Maks
Mariya ANDREYEVA (Мария АНДРЕЕВА) ...Yulya
Artiom MIKHALKOV (Артем МИХАЛКОВ) ...Vadim
Artur SMOLIANINOV (Артур СМОЛЬЯНИНОВ) ...Avdey
Mikhail YEFREMOV (Михаил ЕФРЕМОВ) ...Kondratov
Sergey BELOGOLOVTSEV (Сергей БЕЛОГОЛОВЦЕВ)
Nikolay EFREMOV (Николай ЕФРЕМОВ)
Igor VOYNAROVKY (Игорь ВОЙНАРОВСКИЙ)
 
Cinematography : Fyodor LYASS (Федор ЛЯСС)
Production design : Yevgeni KACHANOV (Евгений КАЧАНОВ), Zhanna PAKHOMOVA (Жанна ПАХОМОВА)
Music : Pavel ESENIN (Павел ЕСЕНИН)
Produced by : Pyotr ANUROV (Пётр АНУРОВ), Fyodor BONDARCHUK (Федор БОНДАРЧУК), Dmitry RUDOVSKY (Дмитрий РУДОВСКИЙ)
Production : Art Pictures Studio, Kinoslovo
Film revenue in Russia : 13.283 million dollars
 
Site : IMDb

Awards :
Best actor Danila KOZLOVSKY , Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2013
Best actor Danila KOZLOVSKY , Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2012

Plot synopsis
The movie is based on one of the most controversial bestseller books. The story takes action in modern Moscow and it truly says it all: fancy clubs, top class office buildings, prestige cars, VIP-parties. On the menu of utmost fashionable night life are gorgeous model-like girls, men from Forbes list, champagne, caviar and cocaine… Max, 30-year-old businessman, is an integral part of this dolce vita. Handsome and successful, he is a real hero of his generation. However, life takes an unexpected turn when he meets Julia, a girl who is destined to break this painfully sweet course of a carefree life...
 

Commentaries and bibliography
RUSSIA BEYOND : Les cinq meilleurs films sur le Moscou moderne, Viltoria RIABIKOVA, RUSSIA BEYOND, 2020
Roman Prygunov: Soulless (Dukhless 2012), Alyssa DEBLASIO, kinokultura.com, 2013
Метаморфозы русского духа На каждом кинофестивале – свои сюжеты, Viktor MATIZEN, teatral-online, 2012
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Russian film symposium. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh (USA), 2016
- Russian Resurrection Film Festival, Different cities (Australia), 2014
- Russian Resurrection Film Festival, Different cities (Australia), 2013
- Russian film festival in Ajaccio, Ajaccio (France), 2013
- "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2013
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2013
- Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2013
- Russian film symposium. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh (USA), 2013
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2012
- Monaco Charity Film Festival, Monaco (Principality of Monaco), 2012
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2012
- Odessa International Film Festival, Odessa (Ukraine), 2012
- Warsaw Film Festival, Warsaw (Poland), 2011