A film about Nureyev was included in the competition program of the Tokyo film festival

© AP Photo / Peter SouthwickРудольф Nureyev directs the Boston ballet rehearsal of don QuixoteA film about Nureyev was included in the competition program of the Tokyo film festival© AP Photo / Peter Southwick

The British film filmmakers about the ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev «White crow» was included in the competition program of the 31st the Tokyo international film festival, the announcement of films-the participants of the forum took place at Toranomon Hills in Tokyo, reported the correspondent of RIA Novosti from the event.

«The film tells about the three stages in the life of Nureyev – poverty in childhood, his formation as a dancer and, finally, the decision to emigrate and start life in exile. Ralph Fiennes acted as a Director and as an actor: he plays mentor Nureyev. The main role is played by the ballet dancer Oleg Ivenko», — said the Executive Director of the festival Art Have.

The movie «White crow», which as directed by Ralph Fiennes, who played in the films about Harry Potter Volan de mort, was one of 16 films selected for the competition program of the festival of 1829 films from 109 countries. The role played by Nureyev ballet dancer Oleg Ivenko of the Tatar theater. Musa Jalil.

In addition, the program includes films from Italy, France, Japan, Denmark, a joint production of Germany and Azerbaijan, Canada, Hungary, Mexico, China, Turkey, Belgium, Hong Kong and the joint production of Kazakhstan, Poland and Norway.

«Emir Baigazin – the film’s «River» from Kazakhstan. In this film outstanding shooting. Emir Baigazin – remember this name,» presented to Kazakh film Thou Have.

Asia’s largest film festival will be held in the Japanese capital from October 25 to November 3. It is the largest and most prestigious event in Asia and is rightfully ranked among the most reputable festivals in the world. In 2016, the competition program was attended by the film Anna matison «After you» with Sergey Bezrukov in a leading role. In 2014, two prizes of the festival — award for contribution to art and the award of the TV channel Wowow has received a film «the Trial» by Russian Director Alexander Kott.