Taurus (film)

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Directed by Alexander Sokurov
Produced by Vladimir Persov
Written by Yuri Arabov
Starring Leonid Mozgovoy
Cinematography Alexander Sokurov
Edited by Leda Semyonova
Release date
  • 16 May 2001 (2001-05-16)
Running time
104 minutes
Country Russia
Language Russian

Taurus (Russian: Телец, translit. Telets) is a 2001 Russian biographical drama film directed by Alexander Sokurov, portraying Vladimir Lenin. It was entered into the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.[1]



At the 2001 Russian Guild of Film Critics Awards the film was awarded the prizes for Best Film, Best Director (Alexander Sokurov), Best Female Actor (Mariya Kuznetsova), Best Male Actor (Leonid Mozgovoy), Best Screenplay (Yuri Arabov), Best Director of Photography (Alexander Sokurov, Aleksei Rodionov) and Best Art Direction (Natalia Kochergina).[2]


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Taurus". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 18 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "2001". Russian Guild of Film Critics. 

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