Burnt By the Sun


2h 14m 1994

Brief Synopsis

A long summer day in 1936. Colonel Kotov, an aging military hero of the Bolshevik revolution, is enjoying the sweet life in his country house, together with his captivating young wife Maroussia, their six-year-old daughter, and numerous family members and friends. Into this idyllic setting enters Di

Film Details

Also Known As
Brända av solen, Outomlionnye Solntsem, Quemado por el sol, Soleil trompeur, Soliel Trompeur, Utolmlennye Solntsum, Utomlennye solntsem
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Pyramide Films; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics; Cinelibre; Mfa Filmdistribution Gmbh; PathT International; Pathe Image; Pyramide Distribution; Pyramide Films; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 14m

Synopsis

A long summer day in 1936. Colonel Kotov, an aging military hero of the Bolshevik revolution, is enjoying the sweet life in his country house, together with his captivating young wife Maroussia, their six-year-old daughter, and numerous family members and friends. Into this idyllic setting enters Dimitri, a young man who was Maroussia's lover a decade ago, before leaving under mysterious circumstances. Dimitri now works for Stalin's secret police, and it becomes clear that he has returned with an agenda.

Film Details

Also Known As
Brända av solen, Outomlionnye Solntsem, Quemado por el sol, Soleil trompeur, Soliel Trompeur, Utolmlennye Solntsum, Utomlennye solntsem
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Pyramide Films; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics; Cinelibre; Mfa Filmdistribution Gmbh; PathT International; Pathe Image; Pyramide Distribution; Pyramide Films; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 14m

Award Wins

Best Foreign Language Film

1994

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Co-winner, along with Zhang Yimou's "To Live" (Taiwan/China/1994), of the Grand Prix du Jury at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival.

Released in United States Spring April 21, 1995

Expanded Release in United States April 28, 1995

Expanded Release in United States May 5, 1995

Expanded Release in United States May 12, 1995

Expanded Release in United States May 19, 1995

Expanded Release in United States May 26, 1995

Expanded Release in United States June 2, 1995

Expanded Release in United States June 9, 1995

Expanded Release in United States June 16, 1995

Released in United States on Video December 26, 1995

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States November 1994

Released in United States July 2000

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (Hors Concours) August 25 - September 5, 1994.

Shown at Sarasota French Film Festival November 9-13, 1994.

Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival July 5-15, 2000.

Released in United States Spring April 21, 1995

Expanded Release in United States April 28, 1995

Expanded Release in United States May 5, 1995

Expanded Release in United States May 12, 1995

Expanded Release in United States May 19, 1995

Expanded Release in United States May 26, 1995

Expanded Release in United States June 2, 1995

Expanded Release in United States June 9, 1995

Expanded Release in United States June 16, 1995

Released in United States on Video December 26, 1995

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (Hors Concours) August 25 - September 5, 1994.)

Released in United States November 1994 (Shown at Sarasota French Film Festival November 9-13, 1994.)

Released in United States July 2000 (Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival July 5-15, 2000.)