Earthquake (2016 film)

Earthquake (Armenian: երկրաշարժ) is a 2016 Russian-Armenian drama film directed by Sarik Andreasyan about the 1988 Armenian earthquake.[3][4] It was selected as the Armenian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards.[5][6] However, the film was disqualified by the Academy for not meeting the submission requirements.[7][8]

Earthquake
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Film poster
Directed bySarik Andreasyan
Produced by
  • Gevond Andreasyan
  • Sarik Andreasyan
  • Ruben Dishdishyan
  • Aram Movsesyan
  • Marty Bowen
Written by
  • Grant Barsegyan
  • Arsen Danielyan
  • Aleksey Gravitskiy
  • Sergey Yudakov
  • Marty Bowen
Starring
CinematographyYuriy Korobeynikov
Distributed byKaroprokat
Release date
  • 25 July 2016 (2016-07-25)
Running time
101 minutes
CountryArmenia
LanguageArmenian
Russian
Box office$3.6 million[1][2]

CastEdit

Box officeEdit

According to Box Office Mojo, Earthquake grossed $3.6 million in Russia and ex-Soviet countries,[1] against a budget of RUB 200,000,000 (approximately $3.3 million in 2016), according to Kinopoisk.[9]

ReceptionEdit

Critical reception of the film in Russian media ranged from mixed to positive.[10][11] Earthquake had the best critical reception of all films directed by Sarik Andreasyan.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Zemletriasenije (The Earthquake)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Zemletriasenije (The Earthquake)". The Numbers. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Screening of Sarik Andreasyan's "Earthquake" in Gyumri". Panorama. 3 September 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Armenian National Film Academy Receives 3 Applications for Oscars Submission". Asbarez. 3 September 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Armenia picks "Earthquake" for foreign language Oscar race". Panarmenian. 3 September 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  6. ^ Holdsworth, Nick (4 September 2016). "Oscars: Armenia Selects 'Earthquake' for Foreign-Language Category". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  7. ^ Kozlov, Vladimir (12 October 2016). "Foreign-Language Oscar: Armenian Submission Disqualified". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Armenia's Oscar entry creators explain Academy's disqualification". Panarmenian. 13 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  9. ^ Землетрясение (2016) — кассовые сборы — КиноПоиск
  10. ^ Рецензии на фильм Землетрясение / Землетрясение (2016), отзывы
  11. ^ Землетрясение (2016) — отзывы о фильме зрителей и рецензии критиков

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