21.08.2015 | 13:15
Sakhalin Fifth International Film Festival “Land of Light” begins its work on August 21 in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to show the Chinese ribbon “Nechzha” Li Xiaofeng, which pretend to be the main prize of the show. In the main competition announced nine paintings, including three Russian tape.
Russia in the competition will present winners of the festival “Kinotavr” – “Cloth Union” Michael Mestetsky (prize for the best male role), “Salvation” Ivan Vyrypaeva (Award for Best Actress) and “The Seagull” Ella Manzheeva (award for the best debut).
For the main prize of the festival “Land of Light” also will compete full-length debut of director Aram Shahbazyan “Moskvich”, my love ! “, created in co-production in Armenia, France and Russia. The tape has already received the prize of International Federation of Film Critics FIPRESCI award and the Ecumenical Jury at the festival” Golden Apricot “Yerevan.
The competition Sakhalin festival will premiere a new work of the famous South Korean director Kim Ki-Duk, “Stop”, which tells of a young couple, exposed to radiation during the accident at Fukushima. About couples – goes in search of her missing son – also tells tape “most expensive” Hong Kong director Peter Chan. Subject search combines this tape with the other contestants – Indian drama directed by Geetha Mohan Das “Yahtzee” where a woman with her three year old daughter leaves the tiny village on the border with China in the metropolis of Delhi, to find her missing husband. About thirst for freedom will narrate the Turkish film “Mustang” Deniz Gamze Ergyuven. It tells of a teenage sisters for the formation of which come from conservative teachers, but the girls are not going to put up with strict rules. With the freedom to choose to start action and other competitive film – “The end of winter,” the South Korean debutant Kim Dae-hwan. The protagonist of this painting – a retired teacher Kyn Soong, who is going to divorce his wife after years of marriage. Ribbon won the main prize in Busan International Film Festival.
The jury “Land of Light” this year will be headed by the famous Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf and screenwriter. In Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and the premiere of his new picture “President”, which last year opened the program “Horizons” the Venice Film Festival.
In addition to the Iranian director, a member of the jury of the show will include Filipino director Lav Diaz, writer Aleksandr Rodionov actors Danila Kozlovsky and Anna Chipovskaya.
According to the tradition of the festival audience “Edge of the World” will be able to see the big competition program. It organizers gathered winners of major international film festivals: “Taxi” Jafar Panahi, “Hibernation” Nuri Bilge Ceylan and “dove perched on a branch, thinking about being” Roy Andersson.
The festival “Edge of the World” on August 28. Closing Film of the show will be the first love story “14+” directed by Andrei Zaitsev.