Captain won the Best Screenplay and Nuuccha won the Best Director Awards at Kinotavr

On September 26, 2021 in Sochi Russian biggest Film Festival Kinotavr awarded its main prizes and celebrated the winners at the closing ceremony.

Captain Volkonogov Escaped, a film written and directed by Natasha Merkulova and Aleksey Chupov, won the prize for Best Screenplay and the Kinopoisk Audience Award.

Vladimir Munkuev, director of the film Nuuccha, won the Best Director award.