Director: Konstantin Sukharkov

Screen Play by: Konstantin Sukharkov

Director of Photography: Andrey Dontsov

Producer: Alexey Uchitel

Production: Rock Films VGIK with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation

Country of production: Russia

Genre: Documentary

Time: 44 min


Zakhar Prilepin. Writer, journalist, screenwriter, winner of various prestigious literary awards. Zakhar’s former occupations are even more various: bodyguard, squad leader in Special Police Forces and soldier during the war in Chechnya in 1996 and 1999, Chief Editor of "Political News Agency – Nizhny Novgorod" and the CEO of "Novaya Gazeta" in Nizhny Novgorod.
His books are translated into eleven languages (Arabian, Bulgarian, Czech, Chinese, English, Finnish, French, Latvian, Polish, Romanian and Serbian) and included in either obligatory or recommended lists of Russian literature for schools. 

  • Prize
    Journalist Profession Film Festival

    Special Jury Prize, Diploma in "Developing The Artist and Authority Theme", Nomination from Publishing House "Sovershenno Sekretno"