Alexandre SOKUROV
Александр СОКУРОВ
Alexandre SOKOUROV
USSR, 1986, 30mn 
Black and white, documentary
Elgiya
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Элегия

 

 Elegy

 Elégie

 
Directed by : Alexandre SOKUROV ( Александр СОКУРОВ)
Writing credits : Alexandre SOKUROV ( Александр СОКУРОВ)
Cinematography : Aleksandr BUROV (Александр БУРОВ), Aleksandr GRACHEV (Александр ГРАЧЕВ), Lyudmila KRASNOVA (Людмила КРАСНОВА), Lev ROZHIN (Лев РОЖИН)
Production design : Sergey DEBIZHEV (Сергей ДЕБИЖЕВ)
Companies : LSDF (ЛСДФ)
 
format : 35 mm

Plot synopsis
This film is dedicated to Fyodor Shalyapin, one of the 20th centuries greatest opera singers. He also acted in several films, including Pabsbt's Don Quixote. Sokourov has in this Elegy used fragments from these films as well as archive footage.
Source : www.festival-larochelle.org
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Tromso International Film Festival : TIFF, Tromso (Norway), 2011
- Alexandre Sokourov : des pages cachées, Paris (France), 2010
- Fall Festival 1998, Paris (France), 1998
- La Rochelle International Film Festival, La Rochelle (France), 1993