Paradise (Rai)

Paradise (Rai)
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Drama - 2016 - Russia, Germany


PARADISE tells the story of three individuals and their fateful decisions forced by a totality of conviction.  While listening to their recounts, we are taken back to the final days of World War II and the days their destiny crossed paths: Olga (Julia Vysotskaya), a beautiful aristocratic Russian émigré and member of the French resistance, Jules (Philippe Duquesne), a corrupt French police collaborator and Helmut (Christian Clauss), a naïve but high-ranking German SS-officer.

Director: Andrei Konchalovsky
Dop: Alexander Simonov
Screenplay: Andrei Konchalovsky, Elena Kiseleva
Cast: Julia Vysotskaya, Christian Clauss, Philippe Duquesne, Peter Kurth
Music: Sergei Shustitsky
Technical Details: 4:3, B&W, 131 min.
Original Language: German, Russian, French
Subtitle Dubbed: English subtitled (Italian subtitles available)
Production Company: Andrei Konchalovsky Studios, Drife Filmproduktion GmbH & Co. KG
Producer: Andrei Konchalovsky, Florian Deyle
ARRI Media Services: International Sales, Sound, Webgate
German Distributor: Alpenrepublik Filmverleih
Awards: Venice Film Festival 2016: Silver Lion – Best Director ••• UNICEF Award - Venezia 2016, Soundtrack Stars Award 2016, Padre Nazareno Taddei Prize 2016 • “Premio Bisato” for Julia Vysotskaja ••• Chicago Film Festival 2016 - Founder’s Award ••• Hof International Film Festival 2016 - Award for Best Costume Design - Award for Best Setting ••• Haifa International Film Festival (HIFF) 2016 - Cinematic Excellence Award ••• Festival Internacional de Cine de Gijón 2016 - Best Actress (Julia Vysotskaya) - Best Director of Photography - Young Jury Award for Best Feature Film (formed by young people aged 17 to 25) ••• Mar del Plata International Film Festival 2016 - Silver Astor for Best Screenplay ••• Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival 2016 - The Schoumann Award for Jewish Cinema ••• Russian Film Critic’s Award “The White Elephant” 2017 - Best Film - Best Director - Best Cinematography ••• The Golden Eagle Awards 2017 - Best Film - Best Director - Best Actress (Julia Vysotskaya) ••• 30th NIKA Award (Russian Academy of Cinema Arts and Science) 2017 - Best Film - Best Director - Best Leading Role ((Julia Vysotskaya) ••• ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• shortlisted for FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OSCAR® 2017
Festivals Venice Film Festival 2016 - International Competition - World premiere; Festival do Rio 2016, Chicago Int'l Film Festival 2016, Haifa Int'l Film Festival 2016, Mumbai Film Festival 2016; Palm Springs Int'l Film Festival 2017; Dublin Int'l Film Festival 2017; Glasgow Film Festival 2017;