The Humorist

Director: Michael Idov / 2019

1984. Boris Arkadiev, the most beloved stand-up comedian of the Soviet Union, is losing his grip, overwhelmed by the people’s adoration and a lack of creative freedom. The status of ‘the KGB’s favourite comedian’ is not helping either. Driven to the edge, Arkadiev hatches some dangerous plans.

Director of Photography: Alexander Surkala
Writers: Michael Idov, Lily Idov
Cast: Alexey Agranovich, Yuri Kolokolnikov, Alisa Khazanova
Producers: Artem Vasilyev, Andrey Savelev, Artemio Benki, Aija Berzina, Alise Gelze

Distributor: All Media
Sales agent: M-Appeal