The festival " has ended; the Second premiere “
Yesterday in the Movie centre on Red Presne solemn ceremony of closing of III film festival " has taken place; the Second premiere “ (about its opening wrote on April, 9th). Prizes of spectator jury have received films “ the Child human “ (director Jan Strejch) and “ the Arbitrator “ (director Ivan Okhlobystin). Organizers - the Moscow firm “ the Premiere plus “ and the Petersburg firm “ the Cyclone “ (the sponsor of festival) - remained are happy with results of action: all displays have passed at the notice.
Some observers were surprised with success which daily viewings of festival " used this year; the Second premiere “. Big and small halls of the Movie centre have been overflowed not only on displays “ cinema for all “ But also on viewings “ cinema for the “ where were shown such “ elite “ tapes, as “ Gardens of a scorpion “ Oleg Kovalova or “ the Smile “ Sergey Popova. However many experts consider an agiotage round festival absolutely natural - the spectators who were tired of cheap American hand-made articles on screens of the Russian cinemas, have missed for a long time on “ Russian-speaking “ cinema.
the victory in competition of spectator sympathies of a film of the director Yana Strejcha who has received from film critics a nickname " became pleasant unexpectedness for organizers; Latvian derevenshchika “. Its psychological drama “ the Child human “ has outstripped more “ spectator “ tapes “ the Foot “ “ Cynics “ “ the Ladder “. Still bolshej prize award in a category " became unexpectedness; cinema for the “ to the first work of recent graduate VGIK of Ivan Okhlobystin, a film “ The arbitrator “. In due time the film has received negative estimations of criticism. However among spectators of festival “ the “ it has appeared which clip style " is close; the Arbitrator “ there was a majority.
observers notice that to organizers “ the Second premiere “ it was possible to prove that their purpose - “ to Return the Russian cinema to the spectator “ - it is not too unreal.
ANDREY - TITOV