Ceremony oldest national film award "Nika" will be held on Tuesday at the Russian state folk theatre " Russian song ".
Leaders in the number of nominations this year became the acclaimed "Leviathan" by Andrei Zvyagintsev (10 nominations) and "Hard to be God" Alexis Herman-senior (9 nominations).
first it was claimed that in the nomination "Honor and dignity" will award actress Liya Akhedzhakova." for contribution to science, film critics and cinema-and will reward the Creator and former Director of the Museum of cinema " Naum Kleiman. A special Academy award "for outstanding contribution to cinema" will be awarded to the writer Yuri Klepikov.
in the category "Best film" in the shortlist for the prize included "Leviathan" Petersburg "White nights postman Alexei Trapezina" Konchalovsky, "Hard to be God" Herman Sr., "the Fool" by Yuri Bykov, "Test" Alexander Kott. For "Best Director" will be competing paintings Herman Sr., Zvyagintsev, Konchalovsky.
for the award "Best actress" claimed actress Agniya Kuznetsova ( "Yes and Yes" ), Elena Lyadova ( "Leviathan" ), Severe Yanushevskaya ( "Star" ). In the category "Best actor" - Artem Bystrov ( "Fool" ), Aleksey Serebryakov ( "Leviathan" ), Leonid Yarmolnik ( "Hard to be God" ).
in the nomination "the Best film of CIS and Baltic States" declared paintings from Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine.
The opening of the year have the opportunity to become the writers of the film "Combine" Hope ", Director "Class correction" Ivan Tverdovsky and actress Severe Yanushevskaya.
Nika award has been awarded since 1988. Winners receive a statuette of the winged goddess of victory (sculptor Sergey Mikulski). Founder and artistic President "Nicky" - Director Yuli Gusman. The head of the Academy "nick" - directed by Andrei Konchalovsky.