Elista, November 23, 2015, 20:29 – REGNUM This year’s Russia in the struggle for the second most prestigious after the “Oscar” award will be presented for the first time on tape Kalmyk language – “The Seagull”, has already managed to gain worldwide fame. This was reported by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Hollywood Foreign Press Association – HFPA), reports IA REGNUM . By the way, the “Seagull” – the only painting by Russia, which will compete for the prize “Golden Globe Awards” this year.
The tape is considered in the category “Best Foreign Language Film.” And today, 23 November, at the American Santa Montik at the cinema The Dick Clark screening room runs the official show of “Gull” for members of the HFPA, award prizes. The list of nominees will be announced on December 10.
According to the chairman of the Foreign movies Foreign Press Association of Hollywood (HFPA) Sergei Rachlin , the fact that this year Russia is represented by the film in Kalmyk language, the first time in the award reflects the rich diversity of multinational and Russian art. « Do not think that tape with ethnic features will not be understood by a global audience, including reporters from dozens of countries represented at the Foreign Press Association in Hollywood. Moreover, we appreciate the movies is not the language characters, and on the artistic quality of the picture », – said Rachlin.
Kinoekspert also stressed that the participation of any film in competition at the” Golden Globe ” It gives the picture and its creator the opportunity to present his work in Hollywood, and the fact of participation in the prestigious competition increases its marketing potential in the global film market.
As previously reported IA REGNUM , the world premiere of “Gull” was held at the International Berlin Film Festival in the “Forum”, was then the prize “Best Newcomer” at the “Kinotavr” – 2015 and after – a triumphal procession tape for prestigious international festivals in Edinburgh, Karlovy Vary, Haifa, Vienna, Warsaw and others.
Last October, the film “The Seagull” was nominated for an Australian Film Award Asia Pacific Screen Awards, wearing unofficial title “Asian Oscars”. Also, a film selected for the competition program of the American Film Institute AFI FEST, which is held annually in Los Angeles and is one of the most respected in the United States.
Recall “Seagull» Ella Manzheeva – the first film in 30 years, shot in Kalmykia, Kalmyk directed and in the Kalmyk language. Removed tape in Elista and Lagan, as well as in the village Ketchenery. The film tells the story of a fisherman’s wife Elsa, which tends to leave her husband, but he walks away from her – dies. The death of her husband makes the main character to grow up, a new look at herself, life, love. The female lead in the film – the debut of the famous European model Eugene Mandzhieva , a native of Kalmykia.
Let us add, for the award “Golden Globe” ribbon will go on the initiative of “Ekspokontent.” Consultants involved in the international promotion of “Gull”, starting with the International Berlin Film Festival, where the picture was presented in the framework of the joint stand RUSSIAN CINEMA to promote the European film market.
It should be noted in this year’s competition “Golden Globe” in the category “Best Foreign Language Film” has been selected and made 72 films from 48 countries. For comparison, last year, when the “Golden Globe” for the Russian film “Leviathan” was directed by Andrei Zvyagintsev , competed for the award 53 paintings. Ceremony of the 73rd annual award “Golden Globe” will take place on January 10th, 2016 in Los Angeles.
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