Captain Volkonogov Escaped Wins Two Awards at El Gouna Film Festival

The annual film festival in El Gouna, Egypt, has ended. Captain Volkonogov Escaped, a film by Natasha Merkulova and Aleksey Chupov, won two prizes: the bronze in the main competition and the NETPAC jury award. 

On the same day, Sergey Fevralev, the production designer for the film, won a prize for Best Art Direction at the Chicago International Film Festival. 

The world premiere of Captain Volkonogov Escaped took place as part of the main competition of the 78th Venice Film Festival. The film was part of the main competition at the 32nd Kinotavr festival, where it won the Audience Award and Best Screenplay.