The Russian Director received the “coveted statuette”.
Much to the dismay of all those who were waiting for the victory of the film by Andrei Zvyagintsev
“Dislike” in the category “Best foreign language film”, won the drama “Fantastic woman” Chilean
directed by Sebastian Lelio. All academics in this category were selected five films. In addition to “Fantastic women”, competition to “Dislike” were: “body and soul”, Ildiko Enyedi, “Insult”, Ziad Dwari and “Square” Ruben Ostlund.
Just a few days before the “Oscar” in France, the ceremony of awarding the prize “Cesar”. Members of the French Academy of cinema arts “Dislike” was named the “Best foreign language film”. Zvyagintsev became the first Director of Russia, who was awarded the “Silver bear”. On the stage of the Paris Salle Pleyel concert hall 54-year-old Andrew rose, as at this time was in Los Angeles and preparing for the “Oscar”.
World premiere of the film “Dislike” was held in the main competition program of the jubilee of the 70-th Cannes international film festival, where the film was awarded the jury Prize. Also, according to the results of the festival “Dislike” received the highest scores from the jury of the international critics of the magazine Screen International. In addition, the film won the Grand Prix at international festivals in Munich and London, and was also nominated for the British Academy of film and television arts BAFTA.
Recall that “Dislike” was the second work Zvyagintsev, nominated for “Oksar”. In 2015, the shortlist for the category “best foreign language film” got the film “Leviathan”. But then the victory from the hands of Andrew “snatched” Polish Director Pavel Pawlikowski with the picture of “IDA”.