With the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Moscow Government and the Department of Culture of the city of Moscow

Documentary Competition

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HOMO SPERANS
CHELOVEK NEUNYVAYUSCHIY

Director: ANDREY KONCHALOVSKY
RUSSIA
2020, 88'

“Homo Sperans” is a portrait of a Russian person composed of many images. The film's heroes are common men who answer with their lives the universal questions: what is the purpose of our existence, what is happiness, what is it to be a patriot. Their strength is in their ability to keep their chins up and always believe in a good outcome.

Andrey Konchalovsky was born in 1937. Russian filmmaker, theatre director, and screenwriter. He is a laureate of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland", a National Order of the Legion of Honour, an Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters, a Cavalier of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic and a People's Artist of the RSFSR. His directorial credits include «Uncle Vanya» (1970), «Siberiade» (1979), «Maria's Lovers» (1983), «Runaway Train» (1985), «The Inner Circle» (1991), «Assia and the Hen with the Golden Eggs» (1994), «House of Fools» (2002), «The Postman's White Nights» (2014), «Paradise» (2016), «Dear comrades!» (2020) etc. He also directed the miniseries adaptation of «The Odyssey» (1997). His work has won numerous accolades, including the Cannes Grand Prix Spécial du Jury, a FIPRESCI Award, two Silver Lions, three Golden Eagle Awards, and a Primetime Emmy Award.

ScriptAndrey Konchalovsky,
Ekaterina Zenovich
CameraNatalia Pavlovskaya
ProducerAndrey Konchalovsky
ProductionAndrey Konchalovskiy Studios
World salesAndrey Konchalovskiy Studios,
pc.konchalovsky.ru

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