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White King Red Queen

White King Red Queen

A Feature film by Sergei Bodrov

Release in France : 28/07/1993


    Katerina works at the Marxist-Leninist institute in Moscow. Alexsey flees from the Soviet Union and his unrequited love for Katarina. Twenty years later, they meet again while she is shepherding a group of Soviet tourists around Switzerland. He has remade his life in Geneva. He spends his free moments seeking out travelling compatriots, inviting them to somptuous feasts, showering them with dollars and solicitude. He goes down a hotel where he meets Katarina. Alexsey convinces the Russians to accept his invitation to dine by offering them cash. He then whisks Katarina off to a chateau, where he asks for her hand in marriage. At gun point. She promises to give an answer during the dinner party. Alexsey presides, all the while awaiting Katarina's return. Hugo convinces his father to abandon. En route, they meet her. She turnsdown Alexsey's magnanimous offer, preferring her difficult life in Moscow to an inconceivable life of luxury...

    Actors (8)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    Initial Groupe

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

    Foreign production companies :

    Metropolis Filmproduktion, Alhena Films SA, Mosfilm

    French distribution :

    Lumière International

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    Full credits (11)

    Executive Producers :

    Jean Cazès, Lila Cazès

    Adaptation :

    Jean-Philippe Jaccard

    Line Producer :

    Chris Bolzli

    Director of Photography :

    Fiodor Azanychev

    Editors :

    Alberto Yaccelini, Tatiana Egorycheva

    Costume designer :

    Donate Marchand

    Foreign producers :

    Luciano Gloor, Karen Shakhnazarov, Christina Kallas, Dominique Othenin-Girard

    Sound Recordist :

    Vyacheslav Karasyov

    Screenwriters :

    Sergei Bodrov, Ganna Oganassian

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Laurent Geissmann

    Production Designer :

    Valeri Kostrin

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    Feature film

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    Production language :

    French, Russian

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Russia, Switzerland, Germany

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    Runtime :

    1 h 21 min

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