Film critic: the jury prize of the Cannes film festival jury talks about his progress
CANNES, may 28 — RIA Novosti. Getting Andrei Zvyagintsev of the jury Prize at the Cannes film festival demonstrates his progress as a Director and a chance to win the Golden palm, reported RIA Novosti on Sunday film critic Kirill Razlogov.
Just in the main competition of this year were 19 paintings. The main prize — the Palme d’or jury, chaired by the Director Pedro Almodovar was awarded to the Swede Ruben Estlund for the film “Square”.
“The jury prize is not the most important, but it is a step forward compared to last prize for the scenario, that is, it steps gradually rises, so that in the future he can win the prize and above. But of course he was hoping for more,” said Razlogov.
The interlocutor of the Agency noted that Zvyagintsev have a harder time on a contest, since he is from Russia. “This is a payback for the country in which he lives, as it is not included in the priority countries for Cannes, it’s harder than others,” he explained.
Zvyagintsev’s film “Hate” tells about the difficult divorce of a young couple. The couple are so absorbed in their personal problems that they forget about his 12-year-old son Alyosha, who one day runs away from home and disappears.