Known Russian Director Andrei Konchalovsky was awarded the prize of Bernhard Vicky “Bridge” for work on the film “Ray”.
The award ceremony is scheduled for 29 June as part of the 35th Munich film festival.
The prize Wicca, which in the German cinema is also called the peace prize, awarded since 2002 to the filmmakers whose work proclaims tolerance and humanism. It has established a Memorial Fund for the Austrian actor and Director Bernhard Vickie, who became famous in the film “the Bridge”.
Initiation ceremony will be held at 20.00 GMT, it will hold in the cuvillies-Theater, built in the mid XVIII century. In 1781 Mozart presented here the Opera “Idomeneo”.
Julia, the wife of Andrei Konchalovsky and actress in the film “Ray”, will receive the award for best actress in a foreign film.
Recall the actions in the drama taking place during the Second world war, mainly in a German concentration camp.
Earlier, the Director was awarded for his contribution to Jewish cinema.
It is known that the Munich film festival — the second largest in Germany after the “Berlinale”. This year in review presented 180 paintings, in particular the planned 45 world premieres.
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