On July 31, in Nizhny Novgorod, within the framework of the Realist Web Fest International Festival of Web Serials and the Nizhny Novgorod Youth Film Forum, the Nizhny Novgorod pitching of web series will take place. Today we are talking about the locations of this legendary place. After all, hundreds of Soviet and Worldn films that have become iconic were filmed here: historical dramas, fantastic thrillers, rom-coms, documentary detectives, investigations.
The great actress Nonna Mordyukova once called the Kstovsky district of the Nizhny Novgorod (then Gorky) region the Volga Hollywood, and Nikita Mikhalkov shot here the Oscar-winning film Burnt by the Sun. Everyone also loved the view of the shooter from the apartment of the heroine Irina Gorbacheva in the film “I’m Losing Weight”.
Nizhny Novgorod is located 4 hours from Moscow by train, 6 hours by car, 1 hour by plane. Among the landscapes of Nizhny Novgorod and its environs there are large and small rivers, lakes, mountains, plains, forests, parks, dunes. The northern regions will surprise you with nature reserves, and the southern ones – with a deep religious history. The villages still have unique interiors, a variety of cultures and folk arts and crafts.
In the architecture of Nizhny Novgorod: the Kremlin of the 16th century, the chambers of the 17th century, churches of different denominations, eclecticism, modern, neoclassicism, art deco, constructivism, postconstructivism, Stalinist Empire, folk construction, modernism, postmodernism, the Nizhny Novgorod school of the 90s, architecture of the 20th and XXI centuries.
More information about Nizhny Novgorod locations can be found on the website of the Nizhny Novgorod Film Commission.