Chapaev Chapaev


On October 8, 2013 St Petersburg House of Cinema held showing of feature film “Chapaev Chapaev”. The film is shot within the frames of international social and cultural project of Viacheslav Zarenkov “Creative World”.

The plotline is based on the book of the same name “Chapaev Chapaev” of Victor Tikhomirov. Before the showing the spectators were able to see the picture exhibition of the director of “Chapaev Chapaev”, artist Victor Tikhomirov. The pictures related to creation of this film including portraits of actors playing the film were displayed in the hall of the House of Cinema.




Commisar Chapaev is starred by Ivan Okhlobystin. The cast also included Alexander Bashirov, Mikhail Shats, Taras Bibich, Sergey Peregudov and others. It is notable that a large group of children took part in shooting and according to the director many of them grew up by the time of first showing.

Before showing the audience was greeted by director Victor Tikhomirov, general producer Viacheslav Zarenkov, actors and the shooting team.

It should be mentioned that “Chapaev Chapaev”, the first showing of which was held several months ago has already become the award holder of two film festivals. At the end of June “Chapaev Chapaev” was honored with the Audience Choice Award “Silver Griffon” of the St Petersburg Festival of Festivals. In addition, in the autumn at KinoShok Festival the film was awarded by the Russian Guild of Film Critics “The White Elephant”. After the showing the guests of the House of Cinema shares the impressions and the director and actors were glad to answer questions of the spectators.