MY FATHER BARYSHNIKOV
2011, Russia, 88 min.
about the film
  • Director
    Dmitri Povolotsky with participation of Mark Drugoi
  • Production
    Film Company “Novye Liudi” (“New People”)
  • Producer
    Uliana Savelieva
  • General producer
    Natalia Mokritskaya
  • Cast
    Dmitri Vyskubenko
    Anna Mikhalkova
    Vladimir Kapustin
    Ilya Rutberg
    Anatoli Kot
    Marina Politseimako
Moscow, 1986. Perestroika. Although the USSR is still a powerful country largely closed to visitors, some foreigners begin to stream to Moscow, along with washed-out jeans and forbidden videos... The protagonist is Borya Fishkin, a 14-year-old boy who lives with his mother in a Moscow suburb. He studies at the prestigious school of the Bolshoi Theatre. Unexpectedly Borya learns that the well-known dissident and dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov is his real father. And everything in his life changes...