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Currently, Andrey Zvyagintsev is 60 years, 0 months and 19 days old. Andrey Zvyagintsev will celebrate 61rd birthday on a Thursday 6th of February 2025. Below we countdown to Andrey Zvyagintsev upcoming birthday.
|59 years old
|February 06, 1964 ()
Andrey Zvyagintsev’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.
Andrey Zvyagintsev was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.
Zvyagintsev was born in Novosibirsk, Siberia. At the age of 20 in 1984, he graduated from the drama school in Novosibirsk as an actor. Since 1986, he has lived in Moscow where he continued his studies at the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts until 1990. From 1992 to 2000, he worked as an actor for film and theater. In 2000, he began to work for the TV station REN TV and directed three episodes of the television series The Black Room.
He directed his first feature film The Return (2003), which received several awards, including a Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. His second feature film The Banishment (2007) premiered at its year's Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for a Palme d'Or. This was followed by "Apocrypha" (2008), a short segment for the film New York, I Love You. The segment was eventually cut from the film's theatrical release but is included on the DVD.
Elena (2011), again premiered at Cannes, in the Un Certain Regard section, receiving the festival's Jury Prize.
Leviathan (2014) was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section for its year at Cannes, where Zvyagintsev and Oleg Negin won the award for Best Screenplay for the film. Leviathan won the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film and was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. It also won the award for Best Film at the 8th Asia Pacific Screen Awards. In 2015, Zvyagintsev was a jury President of the 18th Shanghai International Film Festival.
His most recent film Loveless (2017) won the Jury Prize at Cannes in May 2017. It later won the Best Film at the 2017 London Film Festival, making him the second Director to have won the award twice, having previously been honoured for Leviathan.. In November 2017, the film won three awards at the Golden Unicorn Awards in London: Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Actress. Loveless was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film and Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. Zvyagintsev won the Achievement in Directing award at the 11th Asia Pacific Screen Awards for Loveless. In March 2018, Loveless won the César Award for Best Foreign Film, making Zvyagintsev the first Russian Director to have won this award.