The audience stood in the aisles, sat on the steps, some of them are located on the sides of the stage
The President of the 37th Moscow International Film Festival Nikita Mikhalkov opened on Saturday evening “Russian program” Film Forum . According to Tass, they started in the House of Cinema, which was filled to capacity, with the screening of Basil Sigareva «Oz».
People are standing in the aisles, sat on the steps, some of them are located on the sides of the stage. One of the actresses, snimavshayacya in “Oz”, Daria Ekimasova eventually also watched a picture sitting on the floor on the stage.
«Festival opened – said Mikhalkov. – On the “Russian program” come so many people it’s amazing. ” According to the director, the audience will see 147 films. “The sanctions that are around us, it is a very important incentive to find himself – said Mikhalkov. – I want you out of the room enlightened ».
« Russian program “- one of the most popular in the Moscow International Film Festival, one of the most expensive – said, in turn, producer of the festival Leonid Vereshchagin. – We want it to look at its best. ” He added that the program is the most comprehensive cross-section of contemporary cinema – from the game tapes, documentary, animated and short films before pitching and “round tables».
Curator Irina Pavlova presented the film opening the program – “Oz” Sigareva. “It’s a comedy, it’s something new, unexpected, in my opinion, very good – she said. – I do not think you’re ready for that picture that you see right now »
Then, the stage was the whole crew of the film led by the director. The picture, which was part of the competition “Kinotavr” and received the prize for best screenplay, decided to show in the author’s version, where a lot of foul language.
For a large rental filmmaker has prepared an edited version, but in the House of Cinema film decided to show in intact. “This is the last show of paintings and will fight ?, – asked from the stage the film’s producer Sophiko Kiknavelidze, referring to Nikita Mikhalkov – get left behind a picture in the form in which you see him, do you?” “You have me confused with someone, with whom I have to fight? “- with a smile responded to President
37th Moscow International Film Festival will take place on June 26th. Main competition jury headed by renowned French director Jean-Jacques Annaud.