The world premiere of Nikita Mikhalkov’s film “Sunstroke” based on the works of Ivan Bunin held October 3 in Serbia in the Belgrade Sava Center. The first picture will be able to see about 4,000 spectators. Prime Minister visited the leading Serbian politicians, major cultural and public figures.
The film is based on two works of Ivan Bunin – the story “Sunstroke” and diaries of the writer “Cursed Days”.
«The film is woven from the very weave of air, light, haunting moments” sunstroke “of 1907 and the grim, devastating and tragic events” Cursed Days “in 1920 – a time when the Russian world was” torn to shreds ” civil war, when tens of thousands of Russian people had to flee their homeland, seeking refuge in Europe, and in particular in Serbia “, – quotes Nikita Mikhalkov The Hollywood Reporter .
According to the director, the choice of Belgrade for the premiere – not random, because “in the 20 years Serbia has contributed significantly to the tens of thousands of Russian immigrants, becoming for them, in fact, a new home.”
The Russian premiere of “Sunstroke” will take place on October 4 in Simferopol.