Festival de Cannes



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At the jubilee Cannes film festival-2017 will show two Ukrainian films – “the Meek” and “Frost.”

The film “the Seagull”, directed by Sergei Loznitsa, will be shown in the main competition program. The movie is loosely based on the novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky. The main character of the film was Russian actress Liya Akhedzhakova, which opposes the occupation of the Crimea. The shooting took place in Latvia.

Another Ukrainian film, the military drama “Frost” will show in the “Director’s fortnight”. It is in this film is starred by famous movie star Vanessa Paradis. The shooting took place in areas close to the zone of the antiterrorist operation in the East of Ukraine.

We will ask our honoured guests, we hope that we will go and Roman Polanski, and Vanessa Paradis to write a few words in support of Ukraine, – said the head of the Ukrainian cinema Foundation Andriy Khalpakhchi .

Recall, may 17, kicked off one of the main events of the world film industry – the Cannes film festival. This year it celebrates anniversary – 70 years.