“Loveless” by Andrej Zvjagintsev wins prize of the jury

The Russian director Andrej Zvjagintsev (53) Sunday with “Loveless”, a Belgian co-production, the prize won on the 70th film festival of Cannes.

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The film paints a corrosive picture of a brutal and ontmenselijkte Russian society.

Zvjagintsev tells the story of a couple in Moscow that uiteengaat to a private life. Problem: they have a son of 12 years old who are not of both parents under his/her care want to take and which disappears in nature. The Russian filmmaker was awarded in 2014 all the their screenplay for “Leviathan”.

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