In Sochi rose festival «Kinotavr»

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Russian film festival «Kinotavr» will close in Sochi on Wednesday with a film by Anna Melikyan «About love. Adults only», one of the roles in which was played by Hollywood star John Malkovich.

Picture Melikyan — the second part of the film «About love», which received the Grand Prix of the «Kinotavr» in 2015. Moscow, summer of 2016. A new lecture, a new lecturer with a new topic «How to keep love in the modern world» and five new stories about love. The characters are still suffering, fighting for our love, more often fall into the absurd and ridiculous situation and even more believe in love. Roles were played by: John Malkovich, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Fedor Bondarchuk, Victoria Isakova, Maxim Matveev, Gosha Kutsenko, Anna Mikhalkov, Fyodor Lavrov, Vladimir Yaglych, Ravshan Kurkova, Alexander PAL, lukeria Ilyashenko, Tina Dalakishvili Gocha, Jasmina Omerovic, Gleb Kalyuzhny.

The competition

At the opening of the festival was awarded the first prize Director Pavel Chukhrai for the contribution to cinema. On the «Kinotavr» showed a new film «Cool tango».

In the competitive program of «Kinotavr» includes 14 films, including «Arrhythmia» Boris Khlebnikov, almanac «About love. Adults only» Anna Melikyan, «Blockbuster» Roman Volobueva, «Hostages» Rezo Gigineishvili, «Rock» Ivan Shakhnazarov, «Distress» Cantemir Balagova, «Three sisters» by Yuri Grymov.

The jury of the competition program was headed by the actor and artistic Director of the Theater of Nations Yevgeny Mironov, the jury included actress Julia Peresild, screenwriter Alexander Rodionov, film critic Nancy condie, Director Alexander Veledinsky, operator Igor Grinyakin, producer Igor Mishin.

Special events of the festival were the films of Andrei Zvyagintsev’s «Dislike», which entered the main competition at the Cannes film festival, and Karen Shakhnazarov’s «Anna Karenina. History Vronsky».

The festival also held a competition for short films, the Grand Prix was awarded to the film «LALY-Bally» Ruslan Bratov. In the traditional program «Cinema on the square» was presented novelties of Russian cinema, in particular films by Valery Todorovsky «Large», «Icebreaker», «Viking».

The festival was held in Sochi from 7 to 14 June.

The biggest Russian festival «Kinotavr» passes in Sochi since 1991. The festival was producer mark Rudinshtein and actor Oleg Yankovsky. The President of the festival — producer Alexander Rodnyansky, co-chairmen of the Supervisory Board, the Director Fyodor Bondarchuk and the festival’s programming Director Sitora Aliyev.