Russian films premiere in Vietnam

(VOV) - Russian Film Week 2014 is set to kick off on May 20, introducing Vietnamese audiences to the best of Russian cinematography.

Most of the films centre on the character and virtues that the Russian people exhibited during the Great Patriotic War as they fought to liberate the Motherland from fascism.

Most notable among the films is the smash hit “Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears” by Vladimir Menshov which had mass appeal around the globe and won an Oscar for the best foreign film in 1980 from the American Film Academy.

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The films will be screened at the National Cinema at 87 Lang Ha St, Hanoi from May 20 to 22, Le Do Cinema at 46 Tran Phu St in Danang City from May 23-25 and BHD Cinema in Ho Chi Minh City from May 27-29.

Films to be shown include “They Fought for Their Country” by S. Bondarchuk in 1976, “Hussar Ballad”  by Eldar Ryazanov in 1962, “Ivan's Childhood” by A. Tarkovskiy in 1962, “Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears” by Vladimir Menshov in 1979, and “White Tiger” by K. Shakhnazarov in 2012 and “She” by Larisa Sadilova in 2013.

The film week marks the 90th anniversary of Russian film studio – Mosfilm which is the oldest in Europe and Russia.