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Russian director - films speak for themselves

Andrey Zvyagintsev, Film director

1964 - Born in Novosibirsk
1984 - Graduates, Novosibirsk Actors School
1991 - Moves to Moscow
1992 - Extra, television programmes and feature films
2000 - Director, Ren TV independent production company
2003 - Director, The Return
2003 - Receives Golden Lion Award, Venice Film Festival
2007 - Directs second film, The Banishment

In 2003, Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev caused a sensation by winning the Golden Lion at the Venice film festival with his debut film, "The Return". 4 years later his second film, "The Banishment", was awarded at the Cannes film festival - the prize went to the best male actor. What is the key to his success? Andrey Zvyagintsev is the guest in our studio today.

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