Zvyagintsev’s film “Dislike” entered in the Cannes film festival
MOSCOW, 13 APR — RIA Novosti. The film by Russian Director Andrei Zvyagintsev’s “Dislike” was included in the main competition at the Cannes film festival-2017, which will be held on the Cote d’azur from 17 to 28 may, told RIA Novosti in the press service of the film “Non-Stop Prodakshn”.
“The film by Russian Director Andrei Zvyagintsev’s “Dislike” was included in the main competition at the Cannes film festival. Seventies Cannes film festival will be held from 17 to 28 may. President of the jury of the main competition will be the Director Pedro Almodovar,” the statement reads.
As noted by the film’s producer Alexander Rodnyansky, the company is proud of the invitation of the film in competition the most important film festival in the world.
“Zvyagintsev is an outstanding Russian artist, recognized far beyond the borders of his country, his every film became a cinematic event, and I hope this new one will be no exception. After “Elena” and “Leviathan”, “Hate” has become our third joint project, in which the Director explores the state of modern society, this time telling about a family going through a difficult divorce. “Dislike” was produced without government funding, with the support of Russian businessman and producer Gleb Fetisov, for which we are truly grateful to him” — said Rodnyansky.
The producer stressed that “Dislike” is an emotional story, stridently articulating the most important thing in human relations. Zvyagintsev explores the actions and motives of his characters in familiar to the viewer household circumstances.
“And, as always, for private story of a particular people — a profound meditation on human nature,” — said Rodnyansky.
The first film Zvyagintsev “the Return” won the prize of the Venice film festival as best film and for best debut. The second film, “the Exile”, won the Palme d’or in Cannes for best actor. The third film, Elena, won the special prize of UN certain regard at the Cannes film festival. Fourth, the “Leviathan” — the prize for “Best screenplay” at the 67th Cannes film festival, a Golden globe for “Best foreign language film” and a nomination on “Oscar”.