Garpastum

Garpastum
Original title: Garpastum
Production: Lenfilm Studio; V.K. Company
Country: Russian Federation
Director: Alexey German Jr.
Script: Oleg Antonov; Aleksey German; Aleksandr Vaynshteyn
Photography: Oleg Lukichyov
Music: Igor Vdovin
Cast: Evgeny Pronin; Danila Kozlovsky; Dmitry Vladimirov; Alexander Bykovsky; Chulpan Khamatova
Year: 2005
Duration: 118
Genre: Drama
Color: Color
Original language: Russian
Languages available: Russian
Subtitles: English


Synopsis:

An atmospheric period piece of exquisite beauty set in 1914 in St. Petersburg, the capital of collapsing Russian Empire. World War I has already begun. Four young men stick together and play on the same football team. Two of them, Andrey and Nikolay are brothers. Their mother has died and their father is terminally ill. They live with their uncle in his apartment. Andrey has an affair with a wealthy woman. Soon all of their lives and world will be shattered and ruined by Revolution of 1917. But there is still some time left for them to cherish their dreams and indulge in their passion for garpastum (“garpastum”, ancient Greek ball game”. Alexey German, Jr. is at his best in his second feature film.


Awards:

Winner of an Special Mention, at the Bratislava International Film Festival 2005 : For visual mastery

Winner of 2 Awards, at the Nika Awards 2006 : Best director; and, Best costume designer
 
Winner of the Grand Prix, at the Sofia International Film Festival 2006
 
Winner of 2 Awards, at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2005 : Estonian Film Critics Awards; and, the Prize of the Postimees Jury
 
Winner of an Award, at the Wiesbaden goEast 2006 : Best director
 
Nominated to the Grand Prix, at the Bratislava International Film Festival 2005
 
Nominated to a Gold Hugo, at the Chicago International Film Festival 2005 : Best feature
 
Nominated to a Golden Eagle, at the Golden Eagle Awards, Russia, 2006 : Best actress
 
Nominated to 5 Awards, at the Nika Awards 2006 : Best Film; Best sound; Best actress; Best cinematographer; and, Best production designer
 
Nominated to the Grand Prize, at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2005
 
Nominated to a Golden Lion, at the Venice Film Festival 2005
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