This portrait of Youri Morozov, a leading figure of Russian underground rock music in the the 70-80s, shows us an unknown side of USSR where many artists were persecuted. Previously unseen KGB archives and clandestine films 8mm of concerts look back on thirty years of Russian society.
Vladimir Kozlov was born in 1956, Minsk, studied history at the Belarus State University. He then completed a course for assistant at VGIK (Moscow). From 1978 to 1992 he worked at Belarus Film Studios as an assistant director. In 2002 Vladimir debuted in documentary cinema. Since 1992 he lives and works in France and Russia, making documentary films. Filmography: ‘The Tenderness’ (2008), ‘Rock Monologue’ (2008), ‘Tougan Sokhiev’ (2006), ‘The Russian Small Sister from Abbey of Sylvanes’ (2004), ‘Music and Colors of Father Leonid’ (2002).
2008, 69', color, video
Vladimir Kozlov, Michail Kulev
Festivals & Awards:
2008 Slow Film Festival - Best feature documentary; 2008 Steps Film Festival - Best documentary