Andrey Zvyagintsev was born on Feb 06, 1964 in USSR [now Russia]. Andrey Zvyagintsev's big-screen debut came with The Return directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev in 2003. Andrey Zvyagintsev is known for The Banishment directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev, Konstantin Lavronenko stars as Alexander and Maria Bonnevie as Vera. Andrey Zvyagintsev has got 78 awards and 72 nominations so far. The most recent award Andrey Zvyagintsev achieved is Association of Polish Filmmakers Critics Awards. The upcoming new movie Andrey Zvyagintsev plays is The Banishment which will be released on Jan 18, 2018.
Director and screenwriter Andrey Zvyagintsev is the winner of the Venice Film Festival (2003) and the Cannes Film Festival (2011, 2014, 2017). Two-time the Academy Awards and the BAFTA Awards nominee. Winner or the Golden Globe Awards (2015) for his film "Leviathan". In 2018, his latest work "Loveless" was awarded Best Foreign Film by the César Academy, France.Born on the 6th of February in 1964 in Novosibirsk, Andrey Zvyagintsev attended the Novosibirsk Theatrical School, class of Lev Belov, before pursuing his studies in Moscow. In 1990, he graduated from the acting faculty of the Russian Institute of Theater Arts (GITIS), class of Evgeny Lazarev. In the following years Andrey gave several theatre, film and TV appearances as an actor.In 2000, he debuted as a director. He made three short films for REN TV Channel's "The Black Room" series - "Bushido", "Obscure", "The Choice" - that was followed by his first full-length feature.In 2003, "The Return", a debut not only for the director but also for the majority of the crew, played the main competition at the 60th Venice Film Festival and won its highest prize, the Golden Lion. Besides, Zvyagintsev was awarded the Lion of the Future for best debut, "a very delicate film about love, loss and growing". It captured the attention all over the world becoming one of the cinema sensations of the year.His second film, "The Banishment", competed for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2007 and won Best Actor (Konstantin Lavronenko) - the first-ever for a Russian artist.In 2011, Zvyagintsev's third film, "Elena", premiered at the 64th Cannes Film Festival and won the Special Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard section.His fourth film, "Leviathan", screened in competition at the Cannes Film Festival in 2014 and won Best Screenplay (Andrey Zvyagintsev and Oleg Negin). In 2015, the film won the Golden Globe becoming the first Russian feature to win this award since 1969. The film got an Oscar nomination in the same category at the 87th Academy Awards.Zvyagintsev's next film, "Loveless", won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2017 and was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards in 2018. "Loveless" was released in all major territories earning nominations for all acclaimed cinema awards worldwide including The Golden Globe Awards and BAFTA. It was awarded Best Foreign Film at France's César Awards, for the first time in history of both Soviet and Russian cinema.In 2018, Andrey Zvyagintsev served on the Cannes Film Festival jury.
BirthdayFeb 06, 1964
Place of BirthNovosibirsk, Novosibirskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]
Also knownAndrey Petrovich Zvyagintsev, Andrej Swjaginzew, Andrei Zvyagintsev, Андрей Звягинцев, 안드레이 즈비아긴체프
78 wins & 72 nominations