La fuga del capitán Volkonogov

Nataixa Merkulova, Aleksei Xupov

Russia, France, Estonia 111 min Catalan premiere Fiction


Fast-paced story of pre-death repentance marathon for the captain of the National Security Service Fyodor Volkonogov set against the backdrop of 1938 political persecutions in the USSR.


European CinemaHistoryPoliticsReligionThriller


Nataixa Merkulova, Aleksei Xupov

Natalya Merkulova (Russia, 1979) and Aleksey Chupov (Moscow, 1973) are a couple of Russian journalists and filmmakers. They have written and directed several films and television miniseries. They debuted with Intimate Parts, premiered at the Karlovy Vary and Goteborg festivals, captivated critics and audiences with The Man Who Surprised Everyone, which toured half the world and collected several awards, and with Captain Volkonogov Escaped, their third feature film, confirmed themselves as one of the great talents of contemporary Russian cinema.

Filmography: La fuga del capitán Volkonogov (codirected, 2021, D'A 2022), El hombre que sorprendió a todo el mundo (codirected, 2018), Intimate Parts (codirected, 2013)

Nataixa Merkulova, Aleksei Xupov

Film information

Original Title: Kapitan Volkonogov bezhal
Director: Nataixa Merkulova, Aleksei Xupov
Script: Aleksei Xupov, Nataixa Merkulova, Mart Taniel
Contact: La Aventura Audiovisual
With: Iuri Borisov, Vladimir iepifantsev, Aleksandr Iatsenko, Nataixa Kudriaixova
Country: Russia, France, Estonia
Year: 2021
Format: DCP
Length: 111 min
Language: Russian
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2022


Mujer de Cine Award

Best Production Design


La fuga del capitán Volkonogov