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Award-winning Russian filmmaker Alexander Sokurov (Alexander Sokurov) directs the intimate drama Father and Son (Otets I Syn), a companion piece to his 1996 film Alexander Sokurov. Following the death of his wife, a handsome father (Andrej Shetinin) shares an apartment with his son (Alexei Neimyshev). The son goes to military school to train to be a soldier, while the father remembers his own history as a soldier. The father and son develop a strong emotional and physical attachment to one another. The son's girlfriend starts to grow jealous of the relationship. The son wants to spend more time with the other boys in the military school, but the father doesn't want to let go of him. Composer Andrei Sigle provides the original score, based on themes by Peter Tchaikovsky. Father and Son was shown in competition at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi

  • Release date:May 23, 2003

Crew

Alexander Sokurov
Director
Thomas Kufus
Producer
Sergey Potepalov
Screenwriter
Alexander Burov
Cinematographer
Andrei Sigle
Composer (Music Score)
Natalia Kochergina
Production Designer
Roberto Cicutto
Co-producer
Els Van De Vorst
Co-producer
Luigi Musini
Co-producer
Hengameh Panahi
Co-producer
Igor Kalenov
Co-producer
Bernadette Corstens
Costume Designer
Sergei Moshkov
Sound/Sound Designer
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