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1 November 2010

X festival of new British film in Ukraine

November 19, in cinema "Ukraine" to start the IX festival "New British Cinema".

The annual Ukrainian Festival "New British Cinema" starts on November 19 in the capital’s cinema theater - "Ukraine", and then in all major cities of the country. This movie forum, which is being held for the ninth time, will present, according to its tradition, the best premieres of Hazy Albion.

The film festival will start with the work "A complete history of my sexual failures"- a reality-comedy from one of the most original young directors" of “Generation MTV" - Chris Waitt, who together with Investment-Financial Group" TAS" and the British Council in Ukraine, is one of organizers of the festival.

Present a picture of the Ukrainian public with director Chris Waitt and producer Henry Trotter, who, despite the flu epidemic in Ukraine, will arrive in Kyiv on the occasion of the premiere of his film. The picture "A complete history of my sexual failures" was nominated for the Grand Prix of the Jury at the Sundance Film Festival. According to the English press, it is the most original British premiere of 2009 - mix of "Borat" and films of Michael Moore.

Organizers of the festival claim that its current program is not inferior to last year’s, which was held with great success - tickets at the ticket offices were sold out two days before the start of each film. The films that will be demonstrated, have been noted at the leading film festivals and were very appreciated by the European audience. "Looking for Eric"- is the latest film's most famous British director - Ken Loach - nominated for the "Palme d'Or” at Cannes Film Festival in 2009. Film classics of modern comedy tells the funny story about the mailman and his imaginary friend, a football player, played by world-renowned soccer player Eric Cantana.

Picture "London River“- a subtle psychological drama about the search for loved ones after the tragic bombings of buses in London - won the Silver Bear for the Best Actor at the Berlin International Film Festival. "Love live long” - a “come back” by the director of renowned drama" Leaving Las Vegas ", Mike Figgis - a romance, permeated with eroticism, between London yappy and very beautiful lady-adventurer (incidentally, shortly after the premiere of the film, the main actress Sophia Uyinklman joined the English Royal family by marrying Lord Frederick Windsor).

There will also be special presentations of two pictures in Kiev: "Brideshead revisted” and "The young Victoria". "The young Victoria"- is a story about first years of the reign of Queen Victoria and her long romance with Prince Albert. The role of the young Queen performs Golden Globeaward winner - Emily Blunt.

Source: Arthouse Traffic