The film “Leviathan” by Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev among the ten best films of 2014 according to the world’s largest news agency Associated Press. The picture also got shortlisted for an Academy Award “Oscar” in the category “Best Foreign Language Film.”
The top ten best films of 2014 according to the Associated Press in addition to Russian paintings were films such as “Ida” Polish director Pavel Pawlikowski, “Adolescence” Richard Linleytera, “” Grand Budapest “Wes Anderson,” Berdmen or An unexpected advantage of ignorance “Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu,” Interstellar “Christopher Nolan,” birth defects “Paul Thomas Anderson,” Fatal Passion “James’ Gray,” Under the Skin “Jonathan Glazer and” From start to finish, “David Mackenzie.
Social drama Andrei Zvyagintsev entered into a preliminary short-list of Academy Award “Oscar” in the category “Best Foreign Language Film.” The final list of nominees for the most prestigious film award, consisting of five paintings, will be determined on January 11 at a secret ballot of the committee members of the Academy.
“Leviathan” has already won several prestigious film awards. After the world premiere at the Cannes International Film Festival 67 painting was immediately awarded the “Best scenario” , which is sponsored by Andrei Zvyagintsev and Oleg Negin. “Leviathan” won in the category “Best Foreign Film” at the festival in Munich and won the grand prize in the Serbian Film Festival Palic. Russian film “Leviathan” was awarded the main prize at the festival in Poland and was voted “best film” according to the British Film Institute.
In the Russian box office movie “Leviathan” will be released February 5, 2015. The main roles are played by Alexei Serebryakov, Elena Liadov, Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Roman and Anna Madyanov Ukolov.
“Leviathan” – is the author’s interpretation of biblical stories, transferred to the contemporary realities. Living in the North small businessman Nicholas comes into conflict with the local mayor, set out to take away his house on the bay. On the one hand, the Leviathan in the film Zvyagintsev – an ancient mythical monster, but the film’s title also resonates with a book by Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan in which – this state.