Our longtime collaborator, producer Olga Khlascheva recently presented our “The Owners” film at “On the Edge” film festival in Sakhalin. We were happy to have Olga among the members of the festival’s international jury. The jury decided as follows:
Grand-Prix – “Beanpole”, directed by Kantemir Balagov (Russia)
Best director – Kristina Grozevaya & Petar Vylchanov, “Father” (Bulgaria)
Best male actor – Alexander Kuznetsov & Alexey Filimonov, “Big Poetry”, dir. Alexander Lungin (Russia)
Best female actor – Victoriya Miroshnichenko & Vassilisa Perelygina, “Beanpole”, dir. Kantemir Balagov (Russia)
Special Jury Prize for “Outstanding Directorial Debut” – director Alexander Zolotukhin, “A Russian Youth” (Russia)
“The Owners” were screened as part of “Jury Films” out-of-competition program which included the films created by the jury members.