Konstantin Nikolaevich Lavronenko
20 April 1961
|Awards||Honored Artists of the Russian Federation (2009) |
Order of Friendship (2016)
Konstantin Nikolaevich Lavronenko (Russian : Константи́н Никола́евич Лавро́ненко; born 20 April 1961) is a Soviet and Russian actor most commonly accredited for his performance as the mysterious father of two boys in 2003 film Vozvrashcheniye (international English title The Return). He won the Best Actor prize at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival for The Banishment .
Konstantin Lavronenko was born in Rostov-on-Don, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union in southern Russia.
Nikita Sergeyevich Mikhalkov is a Russian filmmaker, actor, and head of the Russian Cinematographers' Union. Mikhalkov is a three-time laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation and is a Full Cavalier of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland".
Ded Moroz is a legendary figure similar to Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas and Santa Claus who has his roots in Slavic mythology. The tradition of Ded Moroz is mostly spread in East Slavic countries and is an important part of Russian culture. Although at the beginning of the Soviet era communists banned Ded Moroz he soon became an important part of the Soviet culture. The literal translation is "Grandpa Frost".
Snegurochka (diminutive) or Snegurka, or The Snow Maiden, is a character in Russian fairy tales.
The cinema of Russia began in the Russian Empire, widely developed in the Soviet Union and in the years following its dissolution, the Russian film industry would remain internationally recognized. In the 21st century, Russian cinema has become popular internationally with hits such as House of Fools, Night Watch and Brother. The Moscow International Film Festival began in Moscow in 1935. The Nika Award is the main annual national film award in Russia.
Anatoli Dmitrievich Papanov was a Soviet and Russian actor, voice actor, drama teacher, and theatre director at the Moscow Satire Theatre where he served for almost 40 years. A prominent character actor, Papanov is mostly remembered for his comedy roles in a duo with his friend Andrei Mironov, although he had many dramatic roles as well. As a voice actor he contributed to over hundred cartoons. He was named People's Artist of the USSR in 1973 and awarded the USSR State Prize posthumously.
Andrey Petrovich Zvyagintsev is a Russian film director and screenwriter. His film The Return (2003) won him a Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. Following The Return, Zvyagintsev directed The Banishment and Elena (2011). His film Leviathan (2014) was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film in 2014 and won the Best Film award at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. His most recent film Loveless won the Jury Prize at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, and was among the nominees for Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards. He also won the Achievement in Directing award for this film at the 2017 Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
Pavel Semyonovich Lungin is a Russian film director. He is sometimes credited as Pavel Loungine. Lungin was awarded the distinction People's Artist of Russia in 2008.
Irina Konstantinovna Skobtseva was a Soviet and Russian actress and second wife of Sergei Bondarchuk.
Petr Jákl is a Czech judoka, actor and director. His father of the same name, Petr Jákl Sr, is also well-known.
Alexander Mikhailovich Tatarsky was a Soviet and Russian animation director, screenwriter, animator, producer, artist, co-founder and artistic director of the Pilot studio. Merited Artist of the Russian Federation (2000). Laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation (1998).
The Banishment is a 2007 Russian film directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev. The film is a loose adaptation of The Laughing Matter, a 1953 novel by Armenian-American writer William Saroyan. It stars Konstantin Lavronenko and Maria Bonnevie.
Dmitry Anatolyevich Lesnevsky is a Russian producer and entrepreneur in film, television, and online media. He is a member of the Russian Academy of Motion Picture Arts, the European Film Academy, and the Academy of Russian Television.
Terra Nova is an action film, directed by Aleksandr Melnik and released in 2008. The film stars Konstantin Lavronenko, Andrei Feskov, Marat Basharov, Pavel Sborshchikov, Sergei Zhigunov, Aleksandr Samoylenko, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister and Ingeborga Dapkunaite. It was filmed in Russia, Ukraine, Malta and Norway.
Ivan Fyodorovich Dobronravov is a Russian actor best known for his lead role in the 2003 film Vozvrashcheniye.
Aleksander Aleksandrovich Barykin (Byrykin) was a Soviet and Russian singer and songwriter.
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I Still Love, I Still Hope is a 1984 Soviet drama film directed by Nikolay Lyrchikov.
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