Boris Karadzhe, Grigory Ryabushev

was born in Perm. He graduated from Perm State University and VGIK. For many years he collaborated with various film studios and TV companies, took part in the creation of over 60 films. Between 2001-2006, he was the editor-in-chief of Russian Central Studio of Documentary Films (RCSDF). Since 2002, he is a teacher at the documentary film directing class at VGIK.


(selected filmography) The Starling, 2001; Maya Plisetskaya, 2003; Let There Be Light!, 2003; By The Walls Of Moscow, 2004; The Banks of Rein, 2005; Unnatural Selection, 2006; Contemporaries, 2007; Evacuation Romance, 2011; Writer "P". A Trial of Identification, 2013; Through the Haze…, 2014; Ask Us to Tell It, 2015, "Dream Factory" for Comrade Stalin, 2017; Food Soviet-Way, 2017.

Writer "P". A Trial of Identification (16+)

Russia, 2013, colour, 75 min.
Director: Boris Karadzhe, Grigory Ryabushev
At the turn of the millennium Victor Pelevin has become perhaps the most fashionable, popular and commercially successful writer in Russia. However, he does not show his face, does not give interviews, wears sunglasses, and do not like being recognized on the streets. Who is he, this mysterious Mr. Pelevin? How has he become the writer who can be described as a "regent of our dreams"? How is he still able to maintain his "incognito"? These questions are subjects of reflection of the people who knew our elusive hero in different periods of his life – his classmates and teachers, friends of his youth and colleagues – writers, critics and publishers...