27-th Open Russian film festival “Kinotavr” in Sochi will be held from 6 to June 13. The jury of the main competition will be headed by film Director Nikolai Lebedev, who directed “the Legend №17” and “Crew”.
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Will be part of the jury: actor Sergey Shakurov, film critic Nina Zarkhi, operator Sergey Machilsky, writer Anna Parmas, who worked with Dunya Smirnova, and now shot music video featuring Sergei Shnurov, producer and Director Janik Faiziev, actress Maria shalayeva.
The selection Committee looked 75 films, among them — 26 debut. In the end, the competition selected 14 paintings, 9 of which — in the first biography of the Directors. When selecting paid attention to the film on our taxes or became an independent project. Yuriy (Gosha) Kutsenko made his debut as a Director with the painting “the Doctor”. His mother was a medic, and now gosh have played a neurosurgeon. Olga Stolpovskaya in the film “the Year of literature” made art the object of himself and his husband, writer and winner of the “Booker” by Alexander Snegirev, told a story that chills to the pain. And this is not the only documentary in the competition. “Strange work” by Denis Shabayev, won prizes at one of the most important festivals of documentary film in Nyon, as well as in Wiesbaden, talks about the migrants living in the building cabins.
Ivan Tverdovsky, whose first film “Class of correction” marked 30 awards, took the Russian-German project “Zoology”. In “the Collector” debutant Alexey Krasovsky and a half hours on the screen there is actually one actor Konstantin Khabensky. The film has been selected to participate in the International film festival in Karlovy vary. Khabensky we will see in the “Good boy” Oksana Karas. The son of Alexei Uchitel — Ilya Uchitel, who earlier participated in “Kinotavr”, short film, filmed Comedy “the Lights of a village on the theme of the dying Russian cinema. A representative of the authorities played a film Director Yuri Bykov (“Fool”). He starred as himself.
Sergey Bezrukov will debut as the General producer in the film his wife Anna matison “After you”, where he also played a ballet dancer. “The apprentice” by Kirill Serebrennikov, which in these days of Russia in Cannes, after the main world film festival will arrive in Sochi. Also in the competition announced: the debut “Ivan” Alena Davydova, co-produced by Alexey Herman-younger, “Wake me up” Guillaume Protsenko, poluchivschie education in France and at VGIK, the Russian-Estonian “Fish-a dream” by Anton Bilzho with the participation of his father, Andrei Bilzho, the man of the future” by Roman Artemyev, produced by Sergey Selyanov, “I know how to knit” Nadezhda Stepanova — the story of Amelie from St. Petersburg.
The jury of the competition “Kinotavr. Short meter” will be headed by producer Elena Glikman. And under her leadership, the boys look Director George Krizovnicka, actress Daria Ekamasova and film critic Larisa Malyukova. Here are the work of not only young filmmakers, but also “Sisters” by Natasha Merkulova, which is known for the feature “private parts”. 19-year-old son of producer Dmitry Lisnevschi, starting with Andrey Zvyagintsev on the film “Returning” and “Exile”, Mr Lesniewski’s Jr. will introduce the film “Turnaround”. He already received an award at the festival in Chicago, where the work involved people under 20.
“This year, we emphasized focusing on the young, the debut film,” says the President of “Kinotavr” Alexander Rodnyansky, And believe that the Russian cinema continues to have a great future. “Kinotavr” is the Navigator for intelligent audience, attracting her attention to this or that movie”. The festival’s programming Director Sitora Alieva has identified the credo of the festival: “We work exclusively for the movie and for the movie. The screen shows all. Does anyone have any idea how much money is spent on movies. From it nothing to hide”.
Open the “Kinotavr” film almanac of women Directors “the Petersburg. Only for love” – seven stories about the most beautiful city of Russia. Worked on it – Avdotya Smirnova, Renata Litvinova, Anna Parmas, Oksana Bychkova, Ekaterina Gogh, Natalia Nazarova, Natalia Kudryashova.
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the film “the Caucasian captive” Sergey Bodrov Jr., premiere of which took place in his time at Kinotavr, where we first learned of Sergei Bodrov Jr., shows made in Los Angeles quality copy of the picture. It turned out that in Russia it is not there. Sergey Bodrov-the senior will be awarded the prize “Kinotavr” for the contribution not only domestic but also world cinema. Two of his paintings – “the Caucasian captive” and “Mongol” was nominated for the award “Oscar”. He works worldwide. Started in Kazakhstan, filmed in Russia, and now lives in Los Angeles, participating in international projects.
Are actively harmonizing and gathering the documentation necessary to show in Sochi, a new documentary tape “the sun” by Vitaly Mansky. It was taken in North Korea and awarded at several international festivals, but in Russia it had not yet seen.
Business program of “Kinotavr” will Shine a whole scenario. Master classes will be held Zhora Krizovnicka, screenwriter “the Legend N17” and “Crew” Nikolay Kulikov (he’ll tell you how you should write for people) and writer Alexander Snegirev
Will close festival a new work of Faith Watchdog “for Rent house with all inconveniences” about an enterprising stockbroker who passed the house by the sea to several families. In total, Sochi will show about a hundred pictures.Related posts: