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(M)uchenik (2016)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $138Details
International Box Office $216,764Details
Worldwide Box Office $216,902
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After Venya’s mother receives a call from school reporting her son’s refusal to participate in mixed swimming lessons, she first suspects her teenager of being shy and derides his claim that it is “against his religion.” As Venya is finally exempted by the school’s devout principal, he grows confident that his strict and rigorous study of the Bible gives him the ability to manipulate all forms of authority. Challenged by a teacher who refuses to consent to his dogma, he sets out to eliminate her and subdue an entire community.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 15,501-15,600) 15,560 $138
All Time International Box Office (Rank 7,601-7,700) 7,667 $216,764
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,101-13,200) 13,200 $216,902

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 14th, 2017 (Limited) by Under the Milky Way, released as The Student
International Releases: October 14th, 2016 (Wide) (Russia (CIS))
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 118 minutes
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Keywords: Russia, Religious, Religious Extremism, High School, LGBT, Hallucinations
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Hype Films
Production Countries: Russian Federation


Aleksandr Gorchilin    Grigoriy
Victoria Isakova    Elena Lvovna
Julia Aug    Veniamin’s Mother
Aleksandra Revenko    Lidia
Svetlana Bragarnik    Headmistress
Anton Vasiliev    P.E. Teacher
Irina Rudnitskaya    History Teacher

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Kirill Serebrenniikov
Based on the play “Martyr” by    Marius von Mayenburg
Producer    Ilya Stewart
Producer    Diana Safarova
Producer    Yury Kozyrev
Executive Producer    Murad Osmann
Executive Producer    Cosimo Fini
Production Designer    Ekaterina Scheglova
Editor    Yury Karikh

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/04/28 97 $51   1 $51   $138 3

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Weekly Box Office Performance

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