Risk Film Studio Retrospective

Vitaliy Bryntsev

film director, a member of Russian Guild of Film Directors. Born in 1950 in Astrakhan, in 1987 graduated from the directors’ department of Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK) (workshop of B. Altshuler and B. Kubeyev).


On the Way to Conducting, 1987; And May the Temple on the Red Square Resurrect, 1990; Homeland, 1991; Ka, 1991; Man and Time, 1992, Take my Candle, 1992; The Screen, 1993; The Death of the Senator, 1993; Dear Markovich, 2003.

Dear Markovich (12+)

Russia, 2003, colour, 29 min.
Director: Vitaliy Bryntsev
“Dear Markovich” – that’s is how the schoolchildren of a Moscow school call their favourite teacher Mark Iosifovich. The film tells about everyday school life; about authentic and unusual lessons, that Markovich gives; about the children’s problems, in resolving which he takes an active part.


(selected Awards) International Festival “Message to Man» (Russia, 2004) – Award «For the Discovery of the Authentic Identity”; Open Festival of Nonfiction Films “Russia” (Russia, 2004) – Leonid Gurevich Award “For the Original Approach to Dramatic Composition in Nonfiction Cinema”, Special Jury Mention, diploma for the “Amusing Character”.