Sunday, 7 June 2015

Filming of Kharms Biopic Completed in St. Petersburg


Shooting of a feature film about the famous Russian writer and poet Daniil Kharms has been completed in St. Petersburg.

The film director is Ivan Bolotnikov, a successor of the renowned Alexey Hermann Sr. The leading role is played by the Polish actor Wojciech Urbanski. Lithuanian actors (Aisti Dirjute and Darius Gumauskas) and Russian actors (Nadezhda Tolubeeva, Alexander Bashirov, and Yury Itskov) also take part in the movie.

The film shooting proceeded for 22 days. Within that period the film crew managed to finish shooting scenes in St. Petersburg and Kronstadt.

The biopic Kharms will premiere this autumn, and its going on wide release in winter will be timed to the
110th anniversary since the birthday of Daniil Kharms.

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