AR CONTENT

RUSSIA

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Contact

ALEXANDER RODNYANSKY

Producer

Moscow

+7 495 221 7850

Los Angeles (press)

stacy@iverscommunications.com

+1 310 779 2255

COMPANY PROFILE

AR Content is the company behind the three most notable Russian films of the past decade: STALINGRAD by Fedor Bondarchuk – one of the highest grossing Russian films, LEVIATHAN by Andrey Zvyagintsev – Golden Globe winner, Cannes Film Festival Award Winner and Academy Award Nominee and LOVELESS by Andrey Zvyagintsev – Golden Globe and BAFTA nominated film, Cannes Film Festival Award Winner and Academy Award Nominee. AR Content is designed to invest in strong scripts and source material, aimed to exploit the demand for global-minded commercial content. AR Content recently announced DEBRIEFING THE PRESIDENT, a firsthand account of the interrogation of Saddam Hussein, to be directed by Ziad Doueiri (THE INSULT), EVERYBODY’S WOMAN, a drama series centering on a woman working in the porn industry directed by Kornel Mundruczo as well as a Kevin Macdonald- produced documentary about the refugee crisis in Europe that preceded the Holocaust and World War II.

Alexander Rodnyansky

Producer

COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS

 

BEANPOLE  2019

Format:        Feature Film​

Genre:          Drama

Director:       Kantemir Balagov

Screenplay:  Kantemir Balagov, Alexander Terekhov

Cast:             Victoria Miroshnichenko, Vasilisa Perelygina, Timofey Glazkov, Andrey Bykov, Ksenia Kutepova 

 

1945, Leningrad. World War II has devastated the city, demolishing its buildings and leaving its citizens in tatters, physically and mentally. Although the siege – one of the worst in history – is finally over, life and death continue their battle in the wreckage that remains. Two young women, Iya and Masha, search for meaning and hope in the struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins.

 

Cannes Film Festival - Un Certain Regard Best Directing; FIPRESCI, The International Critics’ Prize

LOVELESS 2017

Genre:          Drama

Director:      Andrey Zvyagintsev

Screenplay:  Andrey Zvyagintsev, Oleg Negin

Cast:             Maryana Spivak, Alexey Rozin, Matvey Novikov, Yanina HopeAleksey Rozin 

 

A story of a fate a child caught in a toxic and turbulent divorce of his parents premiered in Cannes in 2017 and won the Jury Prize. It was nominated for the Golden Globe and BAFTA as well as short-listed for the nomination for the Academy Award. 

 

Cannes Film Festival - Jury Prize

 

 

LEVIATHAN 2014

Genre:          Drama 

Director:      Andrey Zvyagintsev

Screenplay: Oleg Negin, Andrey Zvyagintsev

Cast:             Alexey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Roman Madyanov

 

A modern-day retelling of the biblical Book of Job, a universal story of the struggle between the common man and the State. 

 

Golden Globe - Best Foreign Film 

Cannes Film Festival - Best Script 

Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film

 

 

STALINGRAD 2013

Genre:          War Drama

Director:      Fedor Bondarchuk

Screenplay: Sergey Snezhkin

Cast:             Mariya Smolnikova, Yanina Studilina, Pyotr Fyodorov

 A war drama about a group of Russians soldiers, defending the strategically important house during the Stalingrad battle. It was the first ever Russian film to be released in IMAX 3D in Russia and it grossed worldwide over $70 million.