Yury Bykov

Russia 116 min. min Fiction


The Fool is a movie about a simple plumber. He’s an honest man who is up against the entire system of corrupt bureaucrats. The lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dormitory, which is at risk of collapsing, are at stake and all the time they have is just one night. Spanish première



Yury Bykov

(Russia, 1981) In 2010, he directed Live!, his first feature film. He then directed The Major, which made the selection for La Semaine de La Critique in the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

Filmography: The Fool (2014), The Major (2013, D'A 2014), Live! (2010)

Yury Bykov

Film information

Original Title: DURAK
Director: Yury Bykov
Script: Yury Bykov
Contact: M-appeal
With: Artem Bystrov, Nataliya Surkova, Boris Nevzorov, Kirill Polukhin, Darya Moroz
Country: Russia
Year: 2014
Format: DCP
Length: 116 min. min
Language: Russian
Subtitles: Catalan, English
Edition: 2015