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The Master and Margarita Movie

January 25, 2024
2hr 37min
Status: released

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The Master and Margarita Movie Details:

Original titleМа́стер и Маргари́та
Also known asMaster i Margarita
Based onThe Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
Country Russia
Language Russian
GenreDrama, Fantasy, Romance
Release Date25 January 2024
Running Time2hr 37min
CastYevgeny Tsyganov
Yuliya Snigir
August Diehl
Directed by Michael Lockshin
Screenplay byMichael Lockshin
Roman Kantor
Produced byRuben Dishdishyan
Leonard Blavatnik
Cinematography by Maxim Zhukov
Edited by Dmitri Komm
Dmitriy Slobtsov
Music byAnna Drubich
Production CompanyAmedia
Mars Media Entertainment

The Master and Margarita Movie Cast & Characters:

  • August Diehl as Woland, the Devil who visits Moscow
  • Yevgeny Tsyganov as the Master, a writer desperate to survive
  • Yuliya Snigir as Margarita, the Master’s lover
  • Yuri Kolokolnikov as Korovyev, Woland’s right-hand man
  • Aleksey Rozin as Azazello, a sharpshooter in Woland’s entourage
  • Polina Aug as Hella, a succubus in Woland’s entourage
  • Ilya Popov as Abaddon, a demon of war in Woland’s entourage
  • Leonid Yarmolnik as Dr Stravinsky, the head of the insane asylum
  • Igor Vernik as George Bengalsky, the master of ceremonies in the Variety Theatre
  • Marat Basharov as Stepan Likhodeyev, the director of the Variety Theatre
  • Aleksei Guskov as Baron Maigel, the sacrifice
  • Yevgeny Knyazev as Mikhail Berlioz, the chairman of the literary bureaucracy MASSOLIT (Mass Socialist Literature)
  • Danil Steklov as Ivan Bezdomny, a naive young poet that Woland first meets in Moscow,
  • Aleksandr Yatsenko as Aloisy, a journalist friend of the Writer
  • Dmitriy Lysenkov as Latunsky, one of the critics who destroys the Writer’s career
  • Pavel Vorozhtsov as Ivan Varenukha, the house-manager of the Variety Theatre
  • Valery Kukhareshin as Grigory Rimsky, the treasurer of the Variety Theatre
  • Denis Pyanov as Nikanor Bosoi, the chairman of the house committee
  • Arkady Koval as Archibald Archibaldovich, the director of the restaurant
  • Nikita Tarasov as the NKVD investigator
  • Sofya Sinitsyna as Frida
  • Claes Bang as Pontius Pilate, the main character of the Master’s novel
  • Aaron Vodovoz as Yeshua Ha-Nozri, a character of the Master’s novel


Based on Mikhail Bulgakov’s novel “Master and Margarita”. 1930’s, Moscow. A famous writer is censored by the Soviet state: his novel is banned, and the theatrical premier of his new play about Pontius Pilate – canceled. In just a few days he becomes an outcast. Inspired by these misfortunes the writer conceives a new novel in which the devil, named Woland, satirically revenges all those responsible for the writer’s downfall. He knows this novel can never be published, but Margarita – his lover pushes him to write it no matter what.

The Master and Margarita Movie Budget & Box Office Collection:

Worldwide Collection$26,782,766

About The Master and Margarita Movie:

The Master and Margarita (Russian: Мастер и Маргарита), titled Woland during production, is a Russian fantasy-drama film directed by Michael Lockshin and based on Mikhail Bulgakov’s novel of the same name. It stars August Diehl as Woland, a diabolical foreigner who visits Moscow, Yevgeny Tsyganov as the eponymous Master, and Yuliya Snigir as Margarita, the Master’s lover.

Filming began in July 2021 in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Malta, and concluded in October 2021.

In April 2023 the producers announced that they would change the title of the film from Woland to The Master and Margarita.

The film’s release was pushed multiple times and was released on 25 January 2024, to mostly positive reviews. The movie quickly became the highest-grossing movie released with a 18+ content rating ever in Russia, with over 2 billion rubles in the box office.