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Leviathan director's new film at Nsff

Leviathan director's new film at Nsff

Zvyagintsev, Hazanov and Harö projects set for 2nd Northern Seas Film Forum.

Projects by Andrey Zvyagintsev, Elena Hazanov and Klaus Harö are among 24 projects being presented at the 2nd Northern Seas Film Forum (Oct 6-8) co-production market during the inaugural St Petersburg International Media Forum (Oct 1-11).

Zvyagintsev, who won best screenplay at this year’s Cannes with Leviathan, is in talks with Russian producer Vasily Korvyakov and Fyodor Druzin of the UK-Russian production outfit Curb Denizen to direct the $5m drama No Tolstoy about the legendary writer’s wife and family fighting over his inheritance after his death.

Russia’s Oscar selection committee yesterday submitted Leviathan to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the Academy Awards.

Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky told journalists that he would support the film’s Russian theatrical release so that it can be released on more than 1,000 prints by A Company in cooperation with 20th Century Fox Russia on Nov

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