THE FACTORY
THE FACTORY

THE FACTORY

Director Yuri Bykov

Production year 2018

Length 109min.

Country Russia/France/Armenia

SYNOPSIS

When a factory is bound to close, a group of workers decides to take action against the owner.

CAST & CREW

Yuri Bykov
Yuri Bykov

Director

Producer(s)

Yuri Bykov, Charles-Evrard Tchekhoff, Eduard Iloyan, Aleksandr Kushaev, Ruslan Tatarintsev, Olga Aylarova

Script

Yuri Bykov

Director of Photography

Vladimir Ushakov

Production designer

Sergei Rakutov, Uliana Polyanskaya

Music by

Yuri Bykov, Ivan Isyanov, Anna Drubich

Sound

Arkady Noskov

Edit

Anna Kruty

Cast

Denis Shvedov, Andrei Smolyakov, Vladislav Abashin, Ivan Yankovsky.

Production company(ies)

KinoVista Forever Films Media Invada Film Yellow, Black & White

Yuri Bykov

Russian filmmaker, screenwriter and actor. In 2005, Yuri Bykov graduated from the Acting Department of Moscow All-Russian University of Cinematography (VGIK, Vladimir Grammatikov’s studio). After VGIK he played in Moscow theatres. From 2005 to 2009 Bykov made commercials and shot short films. In 2009, he directed a short film - The Chief, in which he appeared as a screenwriter, director, composer, producer and actor. The Chief was awarded the Prize for Best Short Film at the Kinotavr FF. In 2010, Yuri Bykov made his feature film debut with the film To Live. In 2013, his film The Major premiered in the International Critics' Week at the Cannes FF. This crime drama was awarded at several festivals, including Prizes for Best Picture, Best Director and For Outstanding Artistic Contribution at the Shanghai IFF. In 2014, the social drama The Fool was released. The film received a number of prestigious awards. Yuri Bykov founded the Koda Film Company in 2016.


Filmography

Happiness (2006, short), Stroka (2007, short), Evening (2008, short), Nachalnik (2009, short), To Live (2010), The Major (2013), The Fool (2014), Yolki 1914 (segment Medved, 2014), The Factory (2018), Guard (2019).

FILMS 2019