Natasha Merkulova

Natasha Merkulova

Director

Natasha Merkulova was born in Orenburg in 1979. She is best known as one half of a screenwriting and directing duo with Alexey Chupov that has garnered critical and commercial success. Their debut feature, Intimate Parts (2013) won best debut at that year’s Kinotavr festival; The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018) screened at Venice in the Horizons sidebar and won several domestic awards; Captain Volkonogov Escaped (2021) was selected for the main competition at the 78th Venice International Film Festival.

Films