Swimmer
Swimmer

Swimmer

Director Sergei Rusakov

Production year 2012

Length 26min.

Country Russia

SYNOPSIS

This is the life story of the outstanding swimming sportsmen, a record-beating world champion and the 17-time world champion of underwater swimming, Shavarsh Karapetyan. Within 20 minutes in 1976 the sportsman managed to rescue over two-dozen passengers of the tram that had gone into a lake and sunk. This venture cost him his sport career…

Awards

Grand Prix | Krasnogorski Sports Film IFF, Russia, 2013

CAST & CREW

Sergei Rusakov
Sergei Rusakov

Director

Producer

Artemi Belov-Kharchenko

Script

Sergey Rusakov

Director of Photography

Samvel Babasyan

Music by

Velimir Rusakov

Sound

Yevgeni Goryainov

Edit

S.S.S.R. Studio

Sergei Rusakov

Born 1955. Rusakov is an award-winner of Golden Ostap, member of the Union of Cinematographers of RF, Eurasian Film, TV Academy and Guild of Russian Directors. He graduated from the faculty of Scriptwriting of Moscow All-Union State Institute of Cinematography in 1991. Since 1990, he has been an independent producer and is the head of IKS-B, BricK, and Granit Studios. In 1990-94, he produced feature and documentary films in Saint Peterburg, Moscow, Warsaw and Alma-Ata Studios. Currently he is the Creative Director of RS Group Studio.


Filmography

House on the Sidelines (1998, doc.) The Pirates of the 20th Century: Nicolay Yeremenko and Talgat Nigmatulin (2006), The Order Is to Survive (2007, doc.) Corbut Loop (2008, doc.), There Are Many Memories about Taganrog (2010, doc.) Nice Features of the Motherland … (2010, doc.), Swimmer (2012, doc.), I Am Not Back from the Fight (2012, doc.) Gannushkin Borderline Doctors (2013, doc.).

FILMS 2013