Sunday, February 22, 2015

“Leviathan” Zvyagintsev left without the “Oscar” –

On the night of February 23, Moscow time in Los Angeles began the 87th ceremony of “Oscar”. In the category “Best Foreign Language Film” won the painting “Ida” Polish director Pavel Pawlikowski. For this award also claimed “Leviathan” by Andrei Zvyagintsev (Russian), “Wild stories” Damian Sifrona (Argentina), the film “Mandarins” Zaza Urushadze (Estonia) and tape “Timbuktu” Abderrahmane Sissako (Mauritania).

On the eve Zvyagintsev said , which may give way to reward Pawlikowski, calling at the same time “Oscar” “totally unpredictable” award. This year’s “Leviathan” was the only Russian candidate for the prestigious statuette.

“How did I get here? Life is full of surprises,” – said the Polish director, receiving the award.

Action “Ida” is set in the 60s of the last century. The film is about a young nun, Anna, who before taking the vow learns that in fact she was Jewish by descent named Ida. This gives rise to a family searching for her past, himself and his destiny. The parents of the protagonist were killed during World War II.

“Oscar” in the category “Best Foreign Film” awarded paintings created outside the United States, where dialogues are conducted primarily in English. This year’s application for participation in the contest filed 83 countries.

A total of ceremonies played more than 20 awards. Most nominations – nine – in the movies “Berdmen” and “Hotel” Grand Budapest. “Also to several” Oscars “pretend” game in imitation “(eight),” Sniper “,” Adolescence “(seven),” Hunter Fox, “” Interstellar “,” Theory of Everything “,” Obsession “(five),” William Turner “(four),” The farther into the forest, “” Unbroken “(three),” Guardians of the Galaxy, “” Ida “,” Congenital “,” Selma “,” wild “(two).


In addition to the” Ida “,” Oscar ” also received the “City of Heroes” (“Best Animated Feature”), “Interstellar” (“Best Visual Effects”), “” Grand Budapest “(” The best make-up and hairstyles “,” Best Costume Design “,” Best Art Direction -postanovschika “),” American Sniper “(” Best Sound Editing “),” Menu “(” Best Animated Short Film “),” Obsession “(” Best Sound “,” Best Editing “),” Berdmen “(” Best Cinematography “).

The statuette for Best Supporting Actor Jonathan Kimble Simmons received (“Obsession”) for Best Actress in a second plan – Patricia Arquette (“Adolescence”).

Ribbon “Citizen Four,” directed by Laura Poitras, tells about a former employee of the US intelligence Edward Snowden, received the “Oscar” in the category “Best Documentary”.

Figurines in the category “Best Composer” won the Frenchman Alexandre Desplat for the music for the film “Hotel” Grand Budapest “.

” Leviathan “, which became the winner of the Cannes Film Festival, previously assembled an impressive” bouquet “awards European film festivals – in particular, he won the Grand Prix at the 58th London Film Festival, the Grand Prix of the festival in Munich, the grand prize in the Serbian Film Festival Palic, the Grand Prix Festival in Egypt, as well as the award” Golden Globe “.

It should be noted that the Russian First Channel rejected to broadcast the presentation of the “Oscar” in a live recording will be shown on the night of February 24th. Last year, the first channel and showed a ceremony in the record. Then the rejection of live explain the increased interest of viewers to events in Ukraine.

Related Links:

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