Sokurov: «too good» Russian film festival in Europe will not show

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotoracconti film Director and screenwriter Alexander Sokurov. Archival photoSokurov: «too good» Russian film festival in Europe will not show© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Tecnocovering the image Bank

Today, the Western film festivals are reluctant to provide films of the Russian Directors, made with love of country, attachment to his people, said Director Alexander Sokurov.

According to the Director, the situation in the international arena is also reflected in the cinema and its perception in Western countries.

«Today, not every Russian a film can be shown in the West. The better a film than it is with a great emotional, artistic resource, with more affection for his people made, the less he desired to run in the European space,» the Director said in an interview with RIA Novosti.

In his opinion, today there are irreversible changes in the perception of Russia abroad. «Now, when I receive from my colleagues from festivals some reviews on the movies that we show, I see that there is something that used to be considered indelicate, incorrect… And now you can say that too good Russian film. We do not need», — explained the Director.

In such «undesirable» Western film festivals of movies may feel the love for Russia, to the Russian character, the Russian soldier, to the fate of the Russian people. «We are now at the forefront of suspicion, of indignation, today we have a difficult situation,» — said Sokurov.

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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