The Russian film neighborhood holds their huge awards ceremony every springtime, except in 2020 when Moscow was on lockdown throughout the initial wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Consequently, this year’s ceremony gave out awards for 2 years: 2019 and 2020.
The most effective film of 2019 was “The Frenchman,” the tale of a young French communist who seemingly involves Moscow in 1957 to study however really to learn what happened to his stylish Russian dad. Andrei Smirnov won the NIKA for best director, and also Alexander Baluyev and also Natalia Tenyakova won for best sustaining actor as well as starlet.
” Beanpole” obtained 2 honors– for noise as well as ideal actress (Viktoria Miroshnichenko) — and Leonid Yarmolnik got the honor for finest star for his efficiency in “Odessa.”
” Dear Comrades” almost brushed up the awards for 2020 films, winning ideal movie, best director, as well as finest actress (Yulia Vysotskaya), shown Chulpan Khamatova, who starred in “Doktor Liza.” “Silver Skates” won the honors for art direction and also costumes.
The Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF)
This year’s honors show up to have gone to unusual, odd, and obscure films as well as filmmakers.
The most effective movie honor mosted likely to beginner Andrei Hutuleac for his movie “#dogpoopgirl,” based on a real tale of a lady whose rejection to tidy up after her pet was caught as well as movie and also transformed her life– not for the far better. Andreea Gramosteanu won the best actress honor for her representation of the reckless pet dog owner.
The best actor award mosted likely to Soheil Ghannadan for “The Son,” an Iranian film routed by Noushin Meragi.
The Russian filmmaker Alexei Federchenko was the award for ideal supervisor for his film “The Last Darling Bulgaria,” the wayward and unusual tale of a guy identified to expand the apple “Darling Bulgaria” in Alma-Ata during the battle while sidetracked by a wild supervisor filming “Ivan the Terrible” and also the fate of a writer who has actually gone away. You can see a trailer here.
The Silver George Special Jury Prize went to “Bloodsuckers — A Marxist Vampire Comedy” routed by Julian Radlmaier, a film that involves a broke Georgian emigre, a vampiress, an actor who played Leon Trotsky as well as is currently impersonating a poor Russian aristocrat, and a lot more vampires. See the trailer listed below.