29.07.2021 / Share on Facebook

“Captain Volkonogov Escaped” goes to Venice

Russian-Estonian-French co-production “Captain Volkonogov Escaped”, written and directed by duo Natasha Merkulova and Aleksey Chupov, will go hunting for the Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival in September 2021.

Estonian cinematographer Mart Taniel continues his long-time partnership with the directors on this film, but he also serves as co-writer for the screenplay. The team is joined by Estonian gaffer Taivo Tenso, sound designer Matis Rei, VFX house PostWorks led by Jan Viljus, graphic designer Margus Tamm and producer Katrin Kissa.

Merkulova, Chupov and Taniel’s preivous collaboration “The Man who Surprised Everyone” participated at Venice Film Festival’s side-competition Orizzonti, where it took home the Orizzonti Award for Best Actress.