Paradise (2016 film)


Film poster
Directed by Andrei Konchalovsky
Produced by Andrei Konchalovsky
Written by Elena Kiseleva
Andrei Konchalovsky
Starring Yuliya Vysotskaya
Music by Sergey Shustitsky
Cinematography Aleksandr Simonov
Edited by Ekaterina Vesheva
Release dates
  • 8 September 2016 (2016-09-08) (Venice)
Running time
130 minutes[1]
Country Russia
Language Russian

Paradise is a 2016 Russian drama film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. It was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival.[2] At Venice Konchalovsky won the Silver Lion for Best Director.[3] It was selected as the Russian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards.[4][5][6]



Award Date of ceremony Category Recipients and nominees Result
Venice Film Festival 10 September 2016 Silver Lion for Best Director Andrei Konchalovsky Won
Golden Lion Andrei Konchalovsky Nominated

See also


  1. "Venezia 73". Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  2. "Venice Film Festival 2016". Deadline. 28 July 2016. Retrieved 28 July 2016.
  3. "Venice Film Festival: Golden Lion To 'The Woman Who Left'; Tom Ford's 'Nocturnal Animals', Emma Stone Take Major Prizes – Full List". Deadline. 11 September 2016. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  4. "Россия выдвинула на «Оскар» фильм Кончаловского «Рай»". (in Russian). 19 September 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2016.
  5. "Russia nominates 'Paradise' by Konchalovsky for best-foreign language Oscar". News.Az. 19 September 2016. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
  6. Kozlov, Vladimir (20 September 2016). "Oscars: Russia Selects 'Paradise' for Foreign-Language Category". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
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