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35e 16 > 25.07.2021

The Student

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In contemporary Russia, a young student becomes convinced the world is in the grip of evil forces. He decides to defy the morals and beliefs of the adults around him. Featured in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2016 Festival de Cannes, it won the François Chalais Prize and later, the Sochi Open Russian Film Festival's Best Director Award.

  • Swiss Premiere
  • Fiction
  • Russia
  • 2016 | 118 min. | DCP | Colour
  • Language : Russian
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Cast & Crew
Kirill Serebrennikov
based on a story by Marius von Mayenburg
Vladislav Opelyants
Yury Karikh
Ilya Demutskiy
Boris Voyt
Yuliya Aug
Petr Skvortsov
Aleksandr Gorchilin
Aleksandra Revenko
Victoria Isakova
Ilya Stewart
Diana Safarova
Yuriy Kozyrev
Production Company
, Hype Film
Print Contact
Matthias Angoulvant
Kirill Serebrennikov
Russia, 1969
1998 Razdetyye
2001 Rostov-papa (TV Series, 10 episodes)
2004 Ragin
2005 Postelnye zhertvu (Golden Marc’Aurelio Award Rome Film Fest 2006)
2008 Yurev den (Youth, Ecumenical & FICC Awards Locarno Festival 2008)
2012 Izmena
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Conception: Asphalte Design - Développement: Bluesystem