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Kinotavr Festival to be Opened with Govorukhin's New Film
13.05.2013 19:33
Kinotavr Festival to be Opened with Govorukhin's New Film
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Organizers of the Kinotavr Film Festival have announced the competitive program of the film festival.

As the official website of the film festival shows, the Kinotavr will be opened with Stanislav Govorukhin's new work under the title Weekend. The film is based on the detective novel The Elevator to Scaffold by the French writer Noel Kalef. Mr. Govorukhin has transferred the  action to Moscow. The leading roles in the movie are played by Victor Sukhorukov, Maxim Matveyev and Alexander Domogarov.

The main competitive program of the film festival has included  12 movies altogether. In particular, works by Alexey Fedorchenko, Alexander Veledinsky, and Taisiya Igumentseva will compete for the Grand Prix of the festival.

The jury of the main competition will be headed by the illustrious film director Alexander Mitta. The festival will be crowned with Dmitry Konstantinov's movie Farewell.

This year the organizers of Kinotavr have announced a few innovations.

For the first time in 24 years of Kinotavr existence the People's Choice Award will be handed. The films that have not been included into the main program but have been actively voted for by the viewers will be up for the award. 

The Kinotavr Film Festival will take place in Sochi from June 2 to June 9, 2013. 


Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Film Festivals Kinotavr Russian Cinema Stanislav Govorukhin  

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