The Kinotavr Grand Prix went to Nikolai Khomerika’s The Sea Worries Once. About a young man and a girl who retire in the forest to look into the future of their life together. The same film brings the award for Best Actress to 23-year-old Olga Bodrova, who continues the famous film dynasty.
This evening in Sochi named the laureates of “Kinotavr”… The main prize was received movie director Nikolay Khomeriki “The sea worries once”. The tape was also awarded for Best Actress. She was given to Olga Bodrova, daughter of Sergei Bodrov Jr. The award ceremony was traditionally held at the Winter Theater.
Best Director – “Nuuccia” by Vladimir Munkuev. A Russian convict, a Narodnaya Volya, is placed in a poverty-stricken Yakut family. A film about the impossibility of life without love, and love without faith.
“This is all very good. The main thing is that it gives impetus. Because if we have each region as a whole stands out, each region offers its own, then the country as a whole will be better,” – said the director Vladimir Munkuev.
Prize for the best debut – “Dormitory” by Roman Vasyanov. The famous Hollywood cameraman staged a picture based on the novel by Alexei Ivanov about how the tragic death of a classmate will test the strength of the character of each in a friendly company of students.
“I just liked that on such a simple canvas it is possible to unfold such great human stories. It is very rarely dramatic when there is such a scenario, such a story,” says Roman Vasyanov.
Prize for the best script for the film “Captain Volkonogov fled”. The picture is about a police officer who, in order to get to heaven, must beg forgiveness from at least one of the relatives of the victims of repression.
“We must nevertheless take into account that this is not a historical drama, but a fairy tale. A terrible fairy tale. When I read fairy tales, I love it when the storyteller leaves me the choice to sympathize or not to sympathize,” says one of the film’s scriptwriters.
The Mikael Tariverdiev Prize, which is celebrating his 90th birthday this year, for the best film score goes to composer Alexei Retinsky for the film Medea. This is a modern interpretation of the myth of the queen, mad with love, from the director Alexander Zeldovich.
Best Actor – the controversial image of “Vitka the Man-Eater”, embodied by Pavel Derevyanko in the thriller “Accomplice” by Yevgeny Grigoriev. A painting about a village boy who goes to study biathlon to avenge his father.
“Never, never have we been able to see such a Pasha,” says the film’s director Yevgeny Grigoriev.
Grand Prix – “The sea is worried once” by Nikolai Khomeriki. About a young man and a girl who retire in the forest to look into the future of their life together.
– What do you think this film is really about?
– That the sea is worried once. Love, explains director Nikolai Khomeriki.
The same film brings the award for Best Actress to 23-year-old Olga Bodrova, who continues the famous film dynasty.
It is especially worth mentioning who is winning the most today. And this is the Russian audience. Over the past ten years, our film industry has made a quantum leap forward., and it gives the first tangible fruits. A new generation of professionals. They are actively storming international venues, showing a very high level even in short films. Eleven of the fifteen works that were awarded participation in the main competition “Kinotavr” are the first or second works in the career of directors. And so – far from the first year, and not only at “Kinotavr”. This means that in the future we will see more lively rotation and competition for prizes and participation in shows.