• 105 min.
  • 2012
  • Universal Pictures

About film

General information

  • Year
  • Country
  • Genre
  • Film rating
  • Box office in Russia
    $13 283 001
  • Synopsis
    Based on the eponymous best-selling novel by Sergey Minaev. Jet-set night clubs, upscale offices, sport cars, VIP parties, drugs, alcohol, gorgeous women, Forbes-list celebrities, queues to bars… This is Moscow in the early 2000s. And this is Max, the protagonist, a 30-year-old senior manager. Successful, smart, and wealthy. A top competitor in life’s rat race, and believer of “Work Hard, Play Hard”. There is no time to stop and think, life flashes by too fast. Max’s ambition is to head the Russian branch of a major international bank, and meanwhile, to stave boredom off, he becomes the co-owner of a new nightclub, starts an affair with a model, and makes it to the top of the society column in the papers. This is the new hero of our time, the king of the hill. He is very confident. Too confident.


  • Director
    Roman Prygunov
  • Script
    Denis Rodimin, Sergey Minaev
  • Cameraman
    Fedor Lyass
  • Producers
    Petr Anurov, Fedor Bondarchuk, Dmitriy Rudovskiy
  • Composer
    Pavel Esenin
  • Art director
    Eugeniy Kachanov, Janna Pakhomova, Yulia Subbotina
  • Editor
    Nikolai Bulygin, Maxim Smirnov


  • Danila Kozlovskiy
    Danila Kozlovskiy ...Maxim
  • Maria Andreeva
    Maria Andreeva ...Yulia
  • Artem Mikhalkov
    Artem Mikhalkov ...Vadim
  • Nikita Panfilov
    Nikita Panfilov ...Misha
  • Artur Smolyaninov
    Artur Smolyaninov ...Avdei
  • Mikael Efremov
    Mikael Efremov ...Kondratov
  • Мария Кожевникова
    Мария Кожевникова ...Эльвира

Movie facts

  • Based on the eponymous best-selling novel by Sergey Minaev.

Promo materials

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  • Poster (rus) Poster (rus)
  • Flyer (eng) Flyer (eng)
  • Trailer (Eng Subtitles) Trailer (Eng Subtitles)
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Universal Pictures