At Cannes booed the film of the Ukrainian Director about Russia

© Arte France SPG©ma (2017)scene from the movie MeekAt Cannes booed the film of the Ukrainian Director about Russia© Arte France SPG©ma (2017)

Film by Ukrainian Director Sergei Loznitsa «Meek» has caused disapproving reaction of the audience at the Cannes film festival, according to «IMDb».

After the press viewing of the film the audience in the hall «Debussy» began to whistle and hoot and applause could be heard almost, the portal says.

«Meek» is a free interpretation of the novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky, which tells about the life of the wife of the pawnbroker, but the action takes place in modern Russia. In the movie the main character gets back a parcel that was sent to her husband in jail and goes to the colony to learn the fate of men.

«My goal was to explore the mythology of the post-Soviet Russian society, culture, the mentality of the people living in this surreal country,» — said the Director in an interview with Variety shortly before the show.

Film «the Meek» is based on the Russian language.

«I think, like two of Russia, but Zvyagintsev she’s kind of alive, and then quite hopeless,» leads to the «IMDb» review of one of the American journalists.

70-th Cannes international film festival takes place in the South-East of France from 17 to 28 may. The film by Russian Director Andrei Zvyagintsev’s «Dislike», which is involved in the main competition, has received many positive reviews from critics.