Colombian film Director won the main prize of the festival in Tallinn

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotobounce the historical centre of Tallinn. Archival photoColombian film Director won the main prize of the festival in Tallinn© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

The winner of the main prize of the 22nd film festival «Dark night» was a painting by Colombian Director Ruben Mendoza’s «Wandering girl», announced Saturday the organizers of the festival.

«The Grand Prix was a movie from Colombian Director Ruben Mendoza’s «Wandering girl». It tells about a teen angel and her three half-sisters from different mothers whom she first met at the deathbed of his father-a womanizer,» — said in the message.

The festival conducts the history since 1997. Since may 2006 he is an associate member of the International Federation of film producers FIAPF. The Tallinn festival is one of the twenty most prestigious film festivals in the world. It consists of a main program, and programs for children and youth, short and animated films, debut films of young Directors.

For the main prize of the festival fought 19 movies. For 11 of the presented pictures show was a world premiere, four international and four films — European premiere. Russian films in the main competition were not represented

The festival was presented out-of-competition thematic programme «Panorama», «Forum», «Special screenings», «critics Choice, «the Rebels». Separate competitions of films of the three Baltic countries and the competition of Estonian films.

Russian cinema was represented by 15 films, including «an Ordinary woman» (directed by Boris Khlebnikov), «War Anna» (directed by Alexei Fedorchenko), «the Man who surprised everyone» produced by Russia, Estonia and France (directed by Natalia Merkulova and Alexey Chupov), «Dad, drop dead» (directed by Kirill Sokolov), «van goghs» (Director Sergei Livni) and others.

In the category of «Rebels» won the film of Russian Director Denis Shabaev, «the World». This is a story about the Slovak World, which is from Britain arrives in Lugansk proclaimed the people’s Republic. All actions of the film take place in the Donbass these days. The Director for the execution of roles invited non-professional actors.

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