NEW YORK, MOSCOW, January 24. /Offset. TASS Alexey Kachalin, /. Five foreign films nominated for the American kinopremii “Oscar” this year. The painting “Paradise” by Russian Director Andrei Konchalovsky was not included in the nomination, which was announced the American Academy of motion picture arts. This was announced by the Academy.
For the consideration of the academics had previously been sent to 85 tapes, nine of whom formed the so-called short-list. Now, in the nomination “the Best foreign language film” has entered the Australian picture “Tanna” (Takamatsu, 2015) filmmakers Bentley Dean and Martin Butler, awarded with several prizes at the Venice film festival this year, the Danish “My land” (Land of Mine 2015) Martin Zandvliet, German “Toni Erdmann” (Toni Erdmann, 2016) Maren Ade (pers.), Iran’s “traveling Salesman” (The Salesman, 2016) Asghar Farhadi and the Swedish “Second life Uwe” (A Man Called Ove, 2015) Hannes of the Hill.
“Toni Erdmann” and “the Salesman” this year was nominated for a second prestigious U.S. film award “Golden globe”, but eventually lost to the French film “She” (Elle) with actress Isabelle Huppert in the title role.
the Premiere of “Paradise” took place in September 2016 in the framework of the main competition at the Venice film festival, where Konchalovsky received the “Silver lion” for direction. Starring in the film performed directed by wife Julia, and Viktor Sukhorukov, Christian Klauss, Philip dyken, Peter Kurt and others.
the Action of “Paradise” takes place during the Second world war. It tells the story of three destinies: participating in the French Resistance Russian emigrant Olga, a French collaborator of Jules and SS officer Helmut. The premiere of the film in Russia is expected to be held in January next year.
the 89-th award ceremony “Oscar” will be held on 26 February at the Dolby theater in Los Angeles. To broadcast the awards will be broadcaster ABC. The ceremony will see spectators more than 225 countries, including Russia.