the Painting “Paradise” was awarded the prize of the Guild of film critics as the best Russian film of 2016, and Andrei Konchalovsky voted best Director. The award ceremony “White elephant” was held in the Moscow House of cinema.
“I don’t know why everyone is so excited about the Oscars, not the most important prize in the world, but marketing is marketing,” said Konchalovsky, getting the prizes. He emphasized that “White elephant” is the most valuable prize for him, “a prize from his native Russian criticism”.
the film was produced with the support of the TV channel “Russia 1″, had previously received the “Silver lion” at the festival in Venice. In the Russian hire “Paradise” out January 19, 2017.
the Award for best actress was awarded to Natalia pavlenkova, who played a major role in “Zoology”. Best actor named Timothy Tribunal (the painting “the Monk and the demon”).
the Best documentary film critics recognized the tape of the slain policy Boris Nemtsov “Too free man,” directed by Faith Krychev.
In the category “Best animated film” at once two winners — “To love” Igor Kovalyov and “Cuckoo” Dina Velikovsky.
the prize for the “Best debut” was awarded to the film “the Collector” Alexey Krasovsky, RIA Novosti reported.