King Lear

Russia, 2017, 56 min.

Producer

Denis Klebleyev

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An old and wealthy actor, whose life’s obsession is to play King Lear, suffers from a family tragedy of his own that turns him into a real-life Shakespearean character.

HONORS
2018 HotDocs International Documentary FF (Canada) – World Premiere
ArtDocFest Russian Open Documentary FF (Russia)
Message to Man IFF (Russia)
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
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Denis Klebleyev

Born in 1981. Filmmaker and cinematographer. In 2012 graduated from Marina Razbezhkina’s School of Documentary Film. His diploma film 31st HAUL premiered at the ArtDocFest IFF (Moscow) and won the Best Feature Film prize. His second documentary STRANGE PARTICLES premiered at Cinéma du Réel IFF in Paris in 2015 where it received Joris Evans prize and the Young Jury prize for the Best Film. In 2015 he was a member of the jury for the short film competition at Locarno IFF.