The author's film “My Thoughts Are Quiet” was included in the competitive basis of the Venice Film Festival

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    Author's film "My Thoughts Are Quiet" entered the competitive basis of the Venice Film Festival

    A film by Ukrainian director Antonio Lukich, the author of the film “My thoughts are quiet” with Irma Vitovskaya in the title role, under the title “Luxembourg, Luxembourg” got into the main competition program “Horizons” of the 79th Venice International Film Festival. It will have its world premiere there. This is Lukic's second feature film.

    According to Goskino, the film “Luxembourg, Luxembourg” tells about twin brothers and their long-lost father. The main roles were played by members of the hip-choir group “Kurgan and Agregat” – brothers Ramil and Amil Nasirov.

    “A few days before the start of a full-scale war, we received a letter that our film had been selected for the Venice Film Festival. It was a great joy, but after February 24, the question arose – how to finish the film in time? Many left the country, someone was on front, the team was literally scattered throughout Ukraine and beyond. Due to the fact that the Armed Forces of Ukraine liberated the Kyiv region, part of the team and the director were able to return to Kyiv and continue working”, & ndash; the director said.

    The film was produced by ForeFilms film production. Producers – Anna Yatsenko and Vladimir Yatsenko.

    “During the war, it is difficult to appreciate the importance of getting a film into the official program of a class A festival like Venice. Yes, this is a tiny victory – because our culture is recognized. Yes, our flag and our country will be presented at a forum worthy, for example, of the Champions League or the World Championship – only in the cinema… And the festivals – are an occasion to be heard, even in the circle of the film industry and movie fans all over the world. cinema and current topics of the present and future”, – added Lukic.

    Note that the 79th Venice International Film Festival will be held from August 31 to September 10, 2022. The head of the jury will be American actress Julianne Moore – star of Star Map, Annibal, Still Alice and Boogie Nights.

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