Directors' Showcase / UK premiere

Betrayal (Izmena)

  • Kirill Serebrennikov /
  • Russia /
  • 2012 /
  • 115 mins

Franziska Petri, Dejan Lilic, Albina Dzhanabaeva, Arturs Skrastins, Andrei Shchetinin, Guna Zarina / Fiction / Russian

Discovering that their spouses are conducting an affair, a man and woman begin one of their own.

Kirill Serebrennikov

Kirill Serebrennikov, Russian theatre and cinema director, was born in September 1969 in Rostov-on-Don in the then-Soviet Union. He studied physics at Rostov State University. In 1991, while a student, he started to work for TV. In the same period his work directing theatre first become noticed and acclaimed. Serebrennikov is a past winner of the national television award “Tefi”, and winner of competitions at Rome International Film Festivals and “Kinotavr” in Sochi. His work has won film festival prizes in Karlovy Vary and Locarno. He now lives in Moscow.

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