RUS

Kostya Pitersky (18+)

Russia, 2020, colour, 31 min.
Director: Evgeny Sushchev
The main character of the film is Konstantin Masalev, a legendary man, a soldier of fortune. Fighter of the most formidable and merciless unit of the First Chechen War, known as the "Frenzied Squadron". This is a film about a deadly drug called war, about life after the war and post-traumatic stress disorder. About love for Russia. And the strange, sometimes cruel "love" Russia shows for its soldiers.

AWARDS

Open Documentary Film Festival "Rossiya" (Russia, 2020) – Best Debut; International Film Festival of Documentary Melodrama "Saratov Suffering" (Russia, 2020) – special diploma of the jury; International Film Festival "We Won Together" (Russia, 2020) – Best Director.

Evgeny Sushchev

Evgeny Sushchev

was born in 1987 in the city of Shymkent (Kazakhstan). A student of the Higher Courses of Scriptwriters and Filmmakers (workshop of Pavel Lungin). In 2011-2017, he worked as a first assistant director to Sergei Dvortsevoy on the film Ayka.

FILMOGRAPHY

Girls Can Do Anything, 2019; Kostya Pitersky, 2020.
Russia, 2020, colour, 31 min.
Director: Evgeny Sushchev
The main character of the film is Konstantin Masalev, a legendary man, a soldier of fortune. Fighter of the most formidable and merciless unit of the First Chechen War, known as the "Frenzied Squadron". This is a film about a deadly drug called war, about life after the war and post-traumatic stress disorder. About love for Russia. And the strange, sometimes cruel "love" Russia shows for its soldiers.

AWARDS

Open Documentary Film Festival "Rossiya" (Russia, 2020) – Best Debut; International Film Festival of Documentary Melodrama "Saratov Suffering" (Russia, 2020) – special diploma of the jury; International Film Festival "We Won Together" (Russia, 2020) – Best Director.