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Menshov about promotion Citadels Mikhalkov on Oscar : the Rolling destiny of a picture and responses of critics do not prove its solvency

Director Vladimir Menshov heading the Russian Oscar committee, does not want to put forward Nikita Mikhalkov`s film the Citadel on competition of the award of the American film academy in a nomination the Best film in a foreign language . Vladimir Menshov considers that the tape which failed in hire and has collected zubodrobitelnuju to the critic cannot represent Russia on such prestigious award, as Oscar .

He has presented the film on the commission that was not so correct. Year was fruitful: Elena Zvyagintsev, the Chapiteau - show Lobana, the Vein - was one woman Smirnova, there are some films which this year could apply — Quotes RIA Novosti news agency Vladimir Menshov`s made it on Tuesday on air of radio station " statement; Echo Moscow .

the Russian Oscar committee has put forward Tired with the sun - 2: the Citadel Nikitas Mikhalkovs as the competitor on reception of the award of the American film academy by means of ballot. but I have refused to sign the report as I consider this decision unfair as the rolling destiny of a picture and responses of critics do not prove its solvency — Vladimir Menshov (the citation on ITAR - TASS) has declared.

the Director had the formal right not to sign the total report as at total session on September, 19th there were not all members of the Russian Oscar committee. According to Vladimir Menshov, physical presence of all committee-men at session, " is necessary; instead of transfer by some of them of any powers of attorney . It is not excluded that the chairman of organising committee can achieve repeated session and then voting results can be reconsidered. We will remind, the commission structure in 2011 includes ten persons, among which Vladimir Menshov, Gleb Panfilov, Andrey Konchalovsky, Cyril Razlogov, Nikita Mikhalkov, Karen Shakhnazarov and Vladimir Naumov.

the First Tired with the sun Nikitas Mikhalkovs were issued in 1994. The tape has been awarded Cannes gran - at and Oscar for the best foreign film. The first part of continuation — Prestanding too showed in Kanne, however the film had no success neither at festival, nor in hire in the homeland. a citadel and at all with a crash has failed in hire and became an excellent target for critics. The picture which has left in May, 2011, has collected in the Russian hire ridiculous 1,5 million dollars at the astronomical budget of 34 million dollars