The film “Sunstroke” by Nikita Mikhalkov won in the category “Best Cinematography” at the Film Festival in Shanghai, according to RIA Novosti. The award was Vladislav Opelyants.
This year, the Shanghai festival jury headed by Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev.
The film “Sunstroke” is based on two works of Ivan Bunin, “Sunstroke” and “Cursed days. ” Premiere in Russia took place 9 October 2014. At the end of January 2015, “Sunstroke” won the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Russia “Golden Eagle».
At the end of 2014 Mikhalkov said his film “Sunstroke” completely ignored the selectors of the Venice Film Festival Political considerations. “We have offered a film in competition in Venice or in the information display. I may be very presumptuous, but I do not believe that the level of the picture is so bad that it could not be shown in Venice “- then said the director.