A Siege Diary

  • Feature
  • 2020
  • 118 Minutes
  • Russian Federation
  • Language: Russian

In the winter of 1941, during the siege of Leningrad by the Nazis during World War II, Olga makes a long journey to meet her father in what she thinks is the last encounter.

Director: Andrey Zaytsev

Screenwriter: Andrey Zaytsev

Production Company: Sentyabr Film Studio, Under Support Of The Ministry Of Culture Of Russia, Russian Cinema Fund, Mts Media

Premier Status: National premiere



2020: Moscow International Film Festival, Golden St George for Best Film and Audience Award/ Cairo International Film Festival

Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Andrey Zaytsev

DOP / Camera: Irina Uralskaya

Editor: Andrey Zaytsev

Sound: Ivo Heger

Producer: Andrey Zaytsev, Olga Granina

Cast: Olga Ozollapinya, Sergey Dreyden, Sergey Dreyden, Andrey Shibarshin


Andrey Zaytsev

1992 – 1997 Moscow State University, Journalist faculty 1998 -1999 Higher Courses of Scriptwriters and Directors Has a degree in directing of fiction films and documentaries. Two-time winner of the Golden Eagle Award by the National Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences of Russia and Laurel Branch Award for non-fiction films and TV works. Awarded by the Government of the Russian Federation for the Cultural Achievements in 2012. CEO of September Studio specialized in TV programs, documentaries and fiction films.

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