Sokurov believes that the time has come to make a film in the North

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotoracconti Director Alexander Sokurov. Archival photoSokurov believes that the time has come to make a film in the North© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Tecnocovering the image Bank

Unique beauty of the Northern nature requires special scenes in the film, and today it’s time to make a movie in the North, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Director Alexander Sokurov.

Sokurov arrived in Murmansk oblast for participation in the festival «the Northern Character: Green Screen». In the North of the Kola Peninsula and Norway, he showed his 2007 film «Alexander» and met with the audience.

He admitted that the Northern nature impressed him with its beauty and uniqueness. «Beauty is unbearable, perfect, and perfect always looks terrible. Perfect, cold, winds sharpened,» said Sokurov.

In the opinion of the Director and screenwriter, the North always tests the people, and for filming here need a «completely different stories». «For example, about how a happy person, just the fact that he was alive. About what it means to love and to survive in difficult life circumstances. It’s time to shoot a film on North,» said Sokurov.

However, he noted that shooting a feature film today cost about 24 million rubles.

Alexander Sokurov — the people’s artist of Russia, three times laureate of the State prize of Russia, winner of many international awards, winner of international awards. The European film Academy, adopted the 100th anniversary of cinema, Alexander Sokurov included among the hundred best Directors in the world.

Among the works of Director such films as «Mournful loss of consciousness», «Days of Eclipse», «Save and protect», «Moloch», «Taurus», «Sun», «Faust» and triumphantly held around the world the film «Russian ark». In his films starring Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Alla Osipenko, Mikhail Piotrovsky, Galina Vishnevskaya, Mstislav Rostropovich.

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