film by Andrei Zvyagintsev “Leviathan” nominated by Russia on the “Oscar”. Painting has already been demonstrated for a week in one of the theaters of Russia, to comply with formal procedures and to qualify for the extension of Russia on the prize in the category “Best Foreign Language Film”.
The film by Andrei Zvyagintsev “Leviathan” Russian Oscar Committee selected to represent Russia at the “Oscar”, said a source in the Oscar committee. “Painting Zvyagintsev chosen by a majority vote and represented us in the” Best Foreign Language Film “- said the source agency” Interfax “.
” Oscar committee members were selected from two nominees – “Leviathan” and Jora gooseberry film “Bitter!” . Zvyagintsev’s film has received as a result of twice as many votes as the film gooseberry “- said the source.
Commenting on this information, the producer of” Leviathan “ Alexander Rodnyanskii hoped the award .” Course We very much hope that our relationship with the “Oscar” will continue, and if it does, how would anyone not applied to the film itself, it will be a great victory of Russian cinema, “- said Rodnyanskii.
” Leviathan “participated in the main competition program of the last Cannes Film Festival, where he was honored with the award for best screenplay. film is about the confrontation between the small Russian businessman and the state in the face of corrupt officials. Starring Alexei Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Roman Madyanov Vladimir Vdovichenkov. Earlier Zvyagintsev became the owner of “Golden Lion” Venice Film Festival for the film “The Return”.