The social drama “Fool” by Yuri Bykov won the prestigious international festival in Locarno prize for Best Actor (Artem Bystrov) and Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. In total, the film festivals film was shown 6 times, including in crowded halls, and all the shows were held with the full house.
In the main, the competitive show the audience applauded “fool” twice – once after the final titles and after a series of questions and answers. Moreover, even the applause ended yesterday’s press preview, which is extremely rare.
«Frank Capra might like” The Fool “- noted in his review of the American critic of the weekly” Variety “, and compared the artist starring Artem Bystrov, with “young Josh Brolin”.
“Established Bykov grim odyssey through the circles of evil captures the imagination and the mind. This film deserves to be seen a wide audience, and not only in Russia alone, “- says the British edition of” Eyeforfilm “.
In an interview with” Izvestiya “actress Daria Moroz, who plays the protagonist’s wife, said, that “The Fool” – “serious, honest cinema” and told the subject of the picture:
– Main character (Artem Bystrov) – a simple plumber, an honest man, an idealist. When he learns that the hostel went crack and soon everything will collapse together with the people, he sounded the alarm, but nobody wants to listen. Then he decides to go it alone against the whole system is ready to sacrifice everything, because he can not otherwise. My character, a loving wife, quite ironically refers to his pravdolyubstvu. However, when the situation comes to features, it tries to bring him back to reality, get depart from its principles.
Artem Bystrov – full-time actor Chekhov Moscow Art Theater, lecturer in acting at the High School of Performing Arts (Theater School Konstantin Raikin ) and the Moscow Art Theater School.
In his record roles in movies and on TV – “Eight” by Alexei Uchitel, “split” Nikolai Dostal, “Life and Fate” by Sergei Ursulyak.
Recall picture “Fool” won the prize for the past Kinotaur scenario diploma Guild of Film Critics, and won the viewers vote, however, was highly controversial treated by the press.
Russian movie rental is scheduled for autumn, distributor – Company Premium Film.