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Russian Films At The 69th Venice Film Festival

Three Russian films will be screened at the Venice Film Festival: a psychological drama The Betrayal  by Kirill Serebrennikov (the Main Competition program),  I Also Want It by Alexei Balabanov (the Horizons program) and Anton’s Right Here by Lyubov Arkus (side-bar program). The 69th edition of Venice International Film Festival held in August 29 – September 8, […]

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Roskino announces projects with Brody, Uchitel, Dvortsevoy

Roskino yesterday announced seven new co-productions in development and pre-production, including projects with Adrien Brody, Alexei Uchitel and Tulpan director Sergei Dvortsevoy. Roskino yesterday announced seven new co-productions in development and pre-production, including projects with Adrien Brody, Alexei Uchitel and Tulpan director Sergei Dvortsevoy. The new projects are Assignment (Rus-Ger-US-Swe) which has Adrien Brody and […]

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WW2 Operation Hurricane: Extraordinary Story

On April 25, 2012 at 7:30pm Operation Hurricane was screened on Prime TV of New Zealand to reveal the amazing story of Gynes Ramsbottom-Isherwood who was awarded the Order of Lenin for his exploits in the Second World War and his grand-nephew’s retracing of his journey. Wing Commander Henry Neville Gynes Ramsbottom-Isherwood, from Blenheim, led […]

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The 2011 Cannes Film Festival Awards

Serbian director Emir KUSTURICA’s jury granted the Un Certain Regard Special Jury Award to Andrey ZVYAGINTSEV’s Elena (Russia). The Main Award was shared by South Korean filmmaker Kim KI-DUK’s Arirang and German filmmaker Andreas DRESEN’s Stopped on Track as co-winners. The Director’s Prize went to Iranian Mohammad RASOULOF for Au Revoir.

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Zvyagintsev’s Elena Won The Jury Award At The Cannes Film Festival

Elena by Andrei Zvyagintsev, one of Russia’s most trail-blazing contemporary director, won the Jury Prize in second-ranking competition program “Un Certain Regard” of the 64th Cannes Film Festival Award. The awarding ceremony ended tonight for Andrei Zvyagintsev who accepted the award from Emir Kusturica, president of the Jury. Elena features a middle-aged couple, who come […]

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