Film

Hard-Hearted

Release date: 2007

Format: Feature film

Genre: Drama

Director: Alexey Mizgirev

Writer: Alexey Mizgirev

Production: Russia

Production Companies: CTB Film Company

Distributor: "Nashe Kino"

Actors: Evgeny Antropov (Anton), Dmitry Kulichkov (Sergeant Chakhlov), Anastasiya Bezborodova (Zina), Sergey Shekhovtsov (Zina’s Father), Karen Badalov (Major)

Length: 82 min.

Colour: Colour

Sound: Dolby Digital

Anton arrives in the Capital, in pursuit his girlfriend, but she rejects him. He is not used to giving up. He must find his way in a strange city. Anton will stop at nothing to get reach his goal. He plays by his own rules. He has the heart of stone.

Festivals and Awards:
Taormina, Pussan, Cottbu, Belgrad, Singapore, Chicago, Marrakesh "Kinotavr" (Russia) – Best Debut, Best Script, Mannheim (Germany), – Rainer Werner Fassbinder Prize Asia Pacific Awards – Nomination for Best Actor.
1. Russian Film Festival “Kinotavr” – Bets Debut, Best Script
2. Moscow IFF 2007, competition
3. TaorminaFilmFest, Italy – competiiton
4. Pusan IFF, Korea – New Vision secton
5. Mannheim-Heidelberg IFF, Germany – International Competition
Rainer Werner Fassbinder-Preis / Rainer Werner Fassbinder Prize - For the best unconventionally narrated feature film
“This award goes to a masterpiece which dictates the poverty of power in a staccato-style.”
6. Chicago IFF, USA- 1st/2nd feature competition
7. Eurasia IFF, Turkey – Russian Cinema Section
8. Cottbus FF, Germany –Spectrum program
9. European FF in Germany (Munich) – November 28 – December 5
10. Marrakech IFF, Marocco – competition - JURY PRIZE EX-AEQUE
11. “Stalker” FF, Russia – competition – BEST FILM
12. Belgrade IFF, Serbia, 2008
13. Singapore IFF, Singapore, 2008
14. Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, 2008
15. PaLIC FF , Serbia, July 19-25, 2008, Section Parallels and Encounters
16. Medfilm FF, Italy, November 7-19, 2008
17. Kolkata FF, India, November, November 10-17, 2008, International section
18. Bratislava IFF, Slovak Republic,2008
19. Tromso IFF, Norway, 2008
20. Алтайский международный кинофестиваль «Звезда Шакена» - Grand Prix, 2008

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Hard-Hearted

Anton arrives in the Capital, in pursuit his girlfriend, but she rejects him. He is not used to giving up. He must find his way in a strange city. Anton will stop at nothing to get reach his goal. He plays by his own rules. He has the heart of stone.

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