Award for best Director of the section "UN certain regard" at the Cannes film festival was given to the Director of the Cantemir Balakov award for his Movie " Stretch ", reports journalist Last news .
The film tells about the life of 2 young girls who return from the front in Leningrad after the war, at the end of 1945. The roles were played by Viktoriya Miroshnichenko, Vasilisa Perelygina, Ksenia Kutepova and others.
Balakov not managed to return to Cannes for the gala event award, for this reason, the award producer Alexander Rodnyansky.
"Kantemir only 27, and He was a disciple of the great film Director Alexander Sokurov. I know I would have said Cantemir, once on the current scene. He would have thanked his teachers, the team and the festival for choosing his picture, " - said Rodnyansky. He said that in the last month of summer the Film will be released in the French hire.
The winner of the section "Special look" was the Film "the Invisible life of Eurydice gusmö¸o" Brazilian Director Karim Inusa.
"Special look" - the second largest section, which has taken "bold and unique" paintings, often first-time Directors, with an emphasis on international projects. Cantemir of Balakov participates in the program a second time.