Kira Muratova Is A Favourite Of The 31st Moscow Film Festival

The 31st Moscow International Film Festival will be held since June 19 till 28, 2009. Ukraine will be presented with a new film by Kira Muratova ‘The Melody For Barrel Organ’. The film experts have appreciated highly this film and nominated it as the most probable pretender to “The St. George” statuette, the main prize of the festival.

‘This film engrosses your attention and wins your heart. And it is a real art’ Hanna Chmil, the chief of the Ukrainian government service of the cinemathography said.

There are 16 movies from 14 countries in the main competitive programme. Iran, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Poland, Israel, Germany, Georgia, Mexico, Switzerland, South Korea are announced among the participant-countries.

In addition the retrospective show of 15 films by Kira Muratova will be held within the bounds of the Film Festival.