93 minutes, color
Directed by Vartan Akopian
Written by Ametkhan Magomedov, Vartan Akopian
Cinematography by Vakhagn Ter-Khakobian
Edited by Margarita Smirnova
Costume Design by Anastasia Nefiodova
Music by Arto Tunçboyaciyan
With Pavel Volia (Platon), Elizaveta Lotova (Liuba), Mukhtar Gusengadzhiev (Abdul), Kseniia Kniazeva (Nastia), Aleksandr Lymarev (Anton).
Reviewed by Daniel H. Wild © 2009 in KinoKultura
Despite its surefooted stylistic confidence and exuberant visual flourish, there is a disconcerting sense of unease at work in Platon, Vartan Akopian’s skillful debut film set in a contemporary world of beautiful fashion models and powerful business men. ...