The film by Kirill Serebrennikov “SUMMER” will take part in the main competition at the Cannes film festival

Фильм  Кирилла Серебренникова «ЛЕТО» примет участие в основном конкурсе Каннского кинофестиваля
The festival will be held from 8 to 19 may 2018.

Irina Starshenbaum and Rum the Beast in the movie “SUMMER”

Film Cyril
Serebrennikov “SUMMER” will take part in the main competition of the Cannes
film festival, which will be held from 8 to 19 may 2018.

This was announced today at a press conference in Cannes announced
President of the festival Pierre Lesur and
General representative
Thierry Fremaux.

Also in the competition are new films Matteo
Garrone, Jean-Luc Godard, Jia, Janke,
Hong Sang-Soo, Lee Chang Don, Spike Lee, Jafar Panahi, Paul Pavlikovski. Jury
the festival this year will be headed by Australian actress cate Blanchett.

Recall that Kirill Serebrennikov participated in the official
the Cannes film festival “Special look” with the film “Student” (2015) and
received the award Francois Chalet. This award is named
French journalist and
kinohroniki awarded films, better than the other showing the realities of modern

“We are very proud that our picture got in
the main competition of one of the most important film festivals in the world, — says Ilya
Stuart, the producer of the film. In my opinion, it is
proof that Kirill Serebrennikov, the Director of the world
level and overall this is a great victory for the Russian cinema”.

The plot is based on the little-known history
relations Mike Naumenko, his wife Natalya and Viktor Tsoi. It unfolds
in the summer of 1981 in Leningrad, where under the influence of Led Zeppelin, David Bowie and
other Western rock stars born Russian rock. This summer, Victor recorded his first album, and Mike
gathering a group “Zoo”.