In rural Russia, the days of Communism are fading from memory like fairytales
Fairytale of the Three Bears by the UK filmmaker Tristan Daws debuted in 2014 as part of the awardwinning omnibus documentary Cinetrain: Russian Winter. An ambitious and inventive filmmaking initiative, the Cinetrain project sent 21 filmmakers from around the world to all corners of Russia to explore its culture through the spectrum of stereotypes.
Yandex.Studio joined the Association of Film and Television Producers
This is the first representative of an IT company accepted there. Yandex.Studio acted as a co-producer of the film THE PERFECT ONES (with Mars Media Entertainment, Cinetrain and Sony Pictures).
Islam, cinema and the fight against terror
KIFF this year was, as always, wonderful. The main prize won the film “The Song of the Tree” (directed by Aibek Daiyrbekov, Kyrgyzstan). The prize of the President of Tatarstan “For humanism in cinema” was awarded to the film of Iranian Directors Azad Mussavi and Kurush Atai “Finding Farideh”, which delighted the author ironic and even sarcastic and at the same time very romantic and touching almanac of novels of eleven young Bangladeshi Directors “Sincerely Yours, Dhaka” received the prize of the Guild of film critics of Russia.
“Mir” will host the II international festival of Turkic cinema
From 21 to 23 June, the II international festival of Turkic cinema will be held in the cinema “Mir”. In addition to free screenings, there will be a forum with the participation of filmmakers from Russia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan.
“The Song of the Tree” I would show to children in Kyrgyz schools as an example of high moral and aesthetically perfect cinema – in our life now rarely justice triumphs, so let it triumph at least on the screen.
The first spring of Kazan “Oscar”
As reported, 24th April within the International economic summit of “Kazan Summit 2019” in the capital of Tatarstan the anniversary XV International festival of Muslim cinema was opened.
In the main nomination were the following movies our Tatarian – “Baygal” by the director Ildar Yagafarov, tough on stylistics the family drama “Deep Rivers” (Russia), free adaptation of Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard” from Azerbaijan – “A garnet garden”, the Turkish movie “Grain” by the famous director Semih Kaplanoglu, the Kyrgyz musical “The Song of the Tree” and others are also presented.
The XXIV international festival “Cinema — to Children” came to the end
The closing ceremony took place on April 19th in the Samara Corcert Hall “Art”. The competition program consisted of 56 features, documentary and animation pictures. The jury which part representatives of children’s film studios of the Samara region named the best movies.
The international program won the movie by the director from Kyrgyzstan Aybek Daiyrbekov “The Song of the Tree”.
“The Song of the Tree” at Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival
Within three weeks the festival will organize displays about 300 feature, documentary and short films for audience of about 40 thousand people. More than 30 years the festival continues to represent a various and creative line-up: the best local, national and international independent film works.
St. Anthony Main Theatre 4 Sun, Apr 7 9:45 AM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Mon, Apr 15 7:05 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Tue, Apr 16 4:15 PM
The tickets can be purchased on the web-site of the Festival.
The movie “The Song of the Tree” participates in the international Film Festival in the USA
At the beginning and at the end of the screening producer Andrey Epifanov interestingly answered all the questions: “Surprised me and overflowed me with pride that people specially stayed after the movie to ask questions. Especially noted originality of the music in the movie and asked where it is possible to purchase disks with the soundtracks, where is Kyrgyzstan, history of creation the movie, who is the director, traditions which were reflected in the movie whether the traditional clothes are kept and whether the nomadic tradition is still applied.”
“The Song of the Tree” releases in Russia – Karo Cinema
The Premiere takes place on the 28th April 2019 in the main Cinema Hall in Moscow, Russia – “October”. The tickets are on sale right now!
Let’s support Kyrgyzstan! It’s a wonderful movie and the pride of Kyzghyz people! Click on “READ MORE” button, then “Купить билет”, then “18-00” ,choose your seat and complete the purchase!
In Marbella the International Film Festival of Russian Cimena announced it’s results
8 Mar 2019 on the Spanish Riviera in the magnificent hall of KITCH Club in Casa Rusia took place a ceremony of rewarding of winners of the 7th International festival of the Russian cinema in Marbella.
The best female role – Polina Maximova, the movie “The Perfect Ones”.
The movie “The Song of the Tree” is official selection of Glasgow International Film Festival which is the third largest in Great Britain.
On screenings producer of the movie Epifanov Andrey was present (on the photo) and Doctor Luca Anceschi who is Senior Lecturer in Central Asian Studies Editor, Europe-Asia Studies Central & East European Studies The University of Glasgow. p>
The movie “The Song of the Tree” will be shown at the International Kosmorama Film Festival in Norway on March 6th, 2019 at 15:30 and on March 8th, 2019 at 20:00.
Kosmorama is an independent international Film Festival which takes place in the city of Trondheim (Norway). Programmers select the best movies to show. Within the festival there take place competitive displays and also other creative actions. It is one of those festivals which is ready to offer the audience really high-quality works of independent cinematographers from around the world.
Director of the movie “The Song of the Tree” became the head of the Union of cinematographers
“This position was once held by such outstanding persons as Chinghiz Aitmatov and Tolomush Okeev. For me it is a great honor and a great test. I have a lot of plans which I want to implement on the chairman’s post” — Daiyrbekov said.
The thirty-nine-year-old film director and the screenwriter Aibek Daiyrbekov is one of co-founders of National academy “Ilbirs” and the founder of the Republican film festival for children and young people and “Karek film camp”. He shot the film “The Song of the Tree” which has lots of submissions for International Film Festivals worldwide at the moment.
‘The Song of the Tree’: Film Review
Tradition and modernity clash in a Kyrgyzstani musical drama.
An Old World patriarch, his rebellious daughter and her outcast sweetheart are at the center of The Song of the Tree, Aibek Daiyrbekov’s impressive and involving debut feature. Set amongst a nomadic community in 18th-century Kyrgyzstan, the film is a simple story well told, partly through song — a kind of high-plains Fiddler on the Roof, but with a spare, direct sensibility to match the wind-scrubbed Central Asian landscape. With its folkloric power and affectingly etched characters, the drama, which took its North American bow at Palm Springs and continues its travels to regional festivals including Cambria and Cleveland, could connect with a wider audience in the hands of the right distributor.
«”The director — a profession of the developed person”: Kirill Pletnyov about actor’s cunnings and the happy relations
On February 14 the romantic comedy “Seven Dinners” with Polina Maximova in a leading role comes out in the Russian cinemas. Kirill Pletnyov — the successful actor and the director of several pictures acted as the director (including the feature films “Rock on!” and “The Perfect Ones”). In RT interview Pletnyov told about experience pluses on both sides of the camera, actor’s cunnings and own ambitions and also shared the recipe of happiness and pledge of successful family life.
“The Song of the Tree” is participating in Glasgow Film Festival (20 February – 3 March 2019)
Glasgow Film Festival – is an international competitive film festival held annually in Glasgow. This is one of the largest and most popular festivals in the UK. The festival organizers seek to establish a dialogue between professional filmmakers and film lovers, selecting the best international and national works for annual shows.
The picture “The Song of the Tree” from Kyrgyzstan became the best film at the festival in Bangladesh
The Kyrgyz film “The Song of the Tree” (“Darak yry”) won the main prize of the festival – “Best Film in Asian Competition Section” was reported by Gulbara Tolomushova film critic.
17th DHAKA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL was held in January 10 –18, 2019 Dhaka, Bangladesh
“The Song of the Tree” is recognized as the best film in the competitive program “Films from Asia”
The musical “Darak Yry” (“Song of the Tree”) was recognized as “Best Film in Asian Competition Section” at the International Film Festival in Dhaka. This was announced by the Kyrgyz Cinema Development Fund.
According to the information, the festival started in the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka on January 10, the closing ceremony took place on January, 18th. Five movies were presented from Kyrgyzstan.
Kirill Pletnev: “Handicraft films have undermined the viewer’s faith in Russian cinema”
I now shot a feature movie – “The Perfect Ones”. I read about it only three negative reviews. The rest were all positive. But the film was not even included in the long list of the Golden Eagle.
Dhaka International Film Festival: “The Song of the Tree”
On the 17th Dhaka International Film Festival competitive display of the movie “The Song of the Tree” took place. The patriarch of cinema of the former Yugoslavia, the veteran of cinema of Serbia Jovan Markovic watched also shared the impressions: “Long ago I did not see on the screen such a fine story which as any fairy tale has elements of cruelty in the plot, not justice, fight, but at the same time, this film is perfectly shot, in it beautiful songs sound, in general in it the main thing is the positive vital motive.
Kyrgyzstan hoping to get on world cinema map with ‘The Song of the Tree’
The film, which is a co-production with Russia, has been well-received at festivals in Moscow, South Korea and Estonia. Granata doesn’t think there were any industry people at her Wednesday screening, but she passed out a bunch of business cards and is hoping the word of mouth will attract more people to the next screening of “The Song of the Tree” Sunday at the Regal Palm Springs, and one day get her a meeting with a distribution company in L.A.
“Hopefully, they will communicate with me,” said Granata. “Our dream is to find a distributor, someone who is interested in this kind of very unique film.”
10 movies of 2018 to watch until the end of New Year’s holidays
“The Perfect Ones” by Kirill Pletnev
Not the most obvious Russian movie which did not get to film tops. And in vain. The director Kirill Pletnev shot in every respect atypical film that he of ideal women for one man can be more, than one, and they have nothing to divide, especially, if the beloved is dead any more. To watch on at first Lyubov Aksenova and Polina Maximova hating each other, and then to observe process of unexpected transformation and the waking-up empathy to each other — it is a pleasure.
Kyrgyzstan movies at the international Film Festivals in 2018
The Russian premiere of the picture “The Song of the Tree” by Aibek Daiyrbekov was held at the Moscow international Film Festival which took place on April 19-26.
“The Song of the Tree” — the most sensational movie of a current Moscow festival!
«Kirill Razlogov» Movie Expert
La-la Land at the foothills of Tien Shan
In a first features competition of Tallinn International Film Festival “Black Nights” (PÖFF) the first musical in the history of the Kyrgyz cinema was shown.
What about a plot, the modern Kyrgyzstan did not change since former times. Only external attributes of time changed. For the rest people in the same way love, hate or betray as hundred or two hundred years ago.
Moscow online will show a meeting with the director and the actor Kirill Pletnev
In 2012 he declared himself as the director. Kirill started a director’s career from short films, then threatened on features. It is possible to find the movies “Mother Forever”, “The Perfect Ones”, “Seven Dinners” and “Rock on!” in his filmography. At the meeting Kirill will tell about work, projects and plans.
Dayyrbekov: Estonia and Kyrgyzstan have a lot in common — from migration till saving the native language
The Estonians liked “The Song of the Tree” movie very much. People perfectly understood a picture, and all this was possible only for one reason — common features in mentality of the former people of the USSR. Estonia and Kyrgyzstan as independent countries have too much in common. Kyrgyzstan is bigger than Estonia in the area, but very small in comparison with Kazakhstan and huge China, and Estonia borders on boundless Russia. The Estonian youth goes to Europe on earnings, and too many young men leave Kyrgyzstan, I also worked long time in Kazakhstan” — Daiyrbekov commented.
The movie by Denis Shabayev about Donbass won a prize of the International Film Festival in Tallinn
In a competition of debut movies the Russian film ” hy Don’t You Die!” which in August received the Grand Prix of the “Window to Europe” festival and also a coproduction of Kyrgyzstan and Russia “The Song of the Tree” by Aibek Daiyrbekov was presented. In the non-competition program there was Nadezhda Mikhalkova’s debut – a horror “Cursed Seat”.
Aibek Daiyrbekov: Estonians liked the humour and tragedies of the Kyrgyz musical film
At first, by the way, I did not plan the musical, the usual drama was in progress. But I could not finish the scenario in any way as I did not understand how to show on the screen mystical history of a sacred tree. Then I thought about a musical component — and everything was set on its places. Through the music it is possible to show any kind of mood and emotions. Also music in the movie sounds when it is difficult to describe the events by words.
107 Film market: the Russian tanks against the Hollywood robots
Due to the fact that a box office of the second movie of the director “The Perfect Ones” increased almost in 6.5 times in comparison with his debut film “Rock on!”, Kirill Pletnev’s projects gradually gain popularity at the Russian viewer, and it is possible, the third picture will be able to earn even more.
Kirill Pletnev: the Russian cinema suffers from the growth disease
PÖFF 2018: “The perfect Ones”, or P.S.The Correspondence
At the PÖFF22 film festival the movie by the Russian actor and director Kirill Pletnev “The Perfect Ones” was presented. It tells a story of two women loving one man — Kira and Ksyusha to whom after his death SMS messages continue to come from him.
The days of Russian cinema in Israel
The days of Russian cinema which have already become traditional in Israel started on Friday evening in «Gesher» theater. On Friday in the Big hall of «Gesher» the movie «The Perfect Ones» by the director Kirill Pletnev was shown.
A lot of movies of the PÖFF film festival will be on in Estonia only once
By the way, PÖFF has some screenings from Kyrgyzstan this time. It will be the first musical in Kyrgyzstan. The movie which is called “The Song of the Tree” which will compete for a victory in a competition of debuts.
European premiere of “The Song of the Tree” will be during 22nd POFF 2018 in Tallinn, Estonia
“The Song of the Tree” will be shown in the program “First Feature Competition”, along with other International films.
In Sibay the famous musical producer presented the movie “The Perfect Ones”
Special screening of the drama by Kirill Pletnev “The Perfect Ones” for residents has been organized on October 26th at Atmosfera movie theater. The movie “The Perfect Ones”, the second feature film by Kirill Pletnev, opens a difficult subject of reconciliation with loss of the loved one which each hero perceives and endures in own way.
During shootings we took sedative pills”: the actress Polina Maximova about the movie “The Perfect Ones”, ambitions and patriotic cinema
After the release of Kirill Pletnyov’s drama “The Perfect Ones” the situation will change: in this movie Maximova proved that she is a serious drama actress. In a conversation with RT she told about disputes with the director during shootings of this picture and the frank scenes which were cut out from the film and also has explained why for Kira’s part she has decided to change her look and to lose about 10 kg of weight.
Two – in one (Interview)
Kirill Pletnev: We with Polina we had very difficult process of work on the movie. She hated me. For me her heroine, maybe, because her name is Kira – is my alter ego. She is a kind of me. Probably, therefore I had the numerous claims to Polina while shootings. When Polina came to casting, I told her: “Polina, if you are approved for the part, you have to have your hair cut!”. She told: “Yes!” Moreover, she lost eight kilograms of her weight – for some reason she decided that her heroine has to be an anorexic.
Kirill Pletnev told about the new movie “The Perfect Ones”
“Of course, “The Perfect Ones” — not the blockbuster. It is somewhere familiar to “The notebook” and ” Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door”. Movie about overcoming a trauma. We strongly count on the female audience which will bring with them their dates.
10 reasons to watch the movie “The Perfect Ones”. At the cinemas of Ufa town starting from October 11th.
The most romantic film of this fall – “The Perfect Ones” is released. Director of a picture Kirill Pletnev. In leading roles: Rinal Mukhmetov, Polina Maximova, Lyubov Aksenova. Since October 11th the movie can be watched at all cinemas of Ufa.
Three new Russian movies will present at the talk-show “Evening Urgant”
Shootings of new releases of the talk show «Evening Urgant» will take place on October 8th, 2018.
On October 9th to pay a visit Ivan Urgant the American model Ashley Graham, actors of the movie “The Perfect Ones” Rinal Mukhametov and Polina Maximova.
Air Monday through Friday at 23:30.
In Kazan prepremier of the drama “The Perfect Ones” (10th Oct 2018)
The action will take place at the Grand Diamond cinema.
On the Russian screens a new movie with participation of Rinal Mukhametov by Tatarstan. The drama “The Perfect Ones” was shot by Kirill Pletnev, and citizens of Kazan will see it earlier, already on October 10th.
Polina Maximova about the actors’ fees: “Two mio for a shooting”
Especially the star allocates a recent part in the film “The Perfect Ones”. According to Maximova, after this transformation it was difficult to switch and return to normal life.
“Alphabet of cinema” – T – Tatyana Petrik and “The Song of the Tree”
After the collapse of the USSR the Kyrgyz and Russian cinematographers cooperated constantly. As a result we have an impressive collection of interesting movies.
Petrik holds a specific place among works the Kyrgyz-Russian project “The Song of the Tree”. Tatyana Petrik says that she liked a movie subject from the very beginning, the narration was pleasant, were very nice Aibek and Tolkun Daiyrbekovs. Russian producers have been thinking over for a very time, finally they agreed.
The best Russian film debut of year is in Kyrgyz language film festival “Movement” (Omsk)
The director Kirill Pletnev is famous to TV viewers as an actor was unfair of jury to ignore my movie “The Perfect Ones”.
Irina Bezrukova, Yulia Topolnitskaya and others on a premiere of the film “The Perfect Ones”
On October, 3rd at “October” cinema the director Kirill Pletnev presented the movie “The Perfect Ones”. The movie tells about lifes of two girls who after the death of their beloved man began to receive mysterious messages. And only him could be the author of those messages. The girls should unite to discover a riddle.
International premiere of “The Song of the Tree” will be during 23rd BIFF 2018 in Busan, Korea
“The Song of the Tree” will be shown in the program “A Window on Asian Cinema”, along with 59 other films. According to critics, this is the main non-competitive program of the festival and the distributors of other festivals and buyers watch and choose films for future screenings.
Kirill Pletnev — about the movie “The Perfect Ones”, Kozlowski, Spielberg and Zemfira
The second movie by Kirill Pletnev “The Perfect Ones”will be on October 11th in the Russian cinemas, and on October 3rd Moscow premiere will take place. According to the idea of our operator Mischa Milashin, the travel of main characters on the Russian roads which happens after death of their beloved has to be cleaned. And flashbacks in which Rinal’s character is still alive, warmer and more bright. In the movie the road, a way, overcoming itself, overcoming the tragedy.
In Omsk the Russian premiere of the film by Kirill Pletnyov “The Perfect Ones” has taken place
On September 30th, 2018, at the sixth national festival of debuts “Movement” in Omsk the Russian premiere of the film by Kirill Pletnyov “The Perfect Ones” has taken place. The melodrama on closing of a film festival was presented by the producer Nikolay Larionov, the director Kirill Pletnyov and the actress Polina Maximova.
Polina Maximova has said: “The Perfect Ones” is a movie in which I was lucky to act, it is chance which I couldn’t miss”.
The film festival of debuts in Omsk has come to the end with display of the movie of Kirill Pletnev “The Perfect Ones”30.09.2018
The picture will be on in Russian cinemas in two weeks
Sixth national film festival of debuts “Movement. Forward” I have come to the end in Omsk with display of the Russian premiere of the screenwriter and director Kirill Pletnev “The Perfect Ones”. The world premiere of the film has taken place in Montreal, the screening in Russia will begin in two weeks, the producer of the movie Nikolay Larionov has reported to TASS correspondent.
The movie “Night Accident” will represent Kyrgyzstan on “Oscar”
According to the meeting of national committee which has taken place on September 26th in the Ch. Aitmatov’s Cinema House. Two movies were submitted: “Night accident” by Temir Birnazarov and “The Song of the Tree” by Aybek Daiyrbekov. By voting results the movie “Night Accident” has received the number of voices of members of the committee.
International premiere of “The Song of the Tree” and “Aurora” will be held at Busan International Film Festival (BIFF)
“Culture” (AKIpress) – “The Song of the Tree” will be shown in the program “A Window on Asian Cinema”, along with 59 other films. According to critics, this is the main non-competitive program of the festival and the distributors of other festivals and buyers watch and choose films for future screenings.
Russia at the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)
From September 6th till September 16th, 2018 the 43rd International Film Festival in Toronto (Toronto International Film Festival – (TIFF)) will take place – one of the main international film festivals. Mars Media company will submit a number of new projects in the film market during TIFF. The main accent will be on sales military and adventure movie “T-34” (Alexey Sidorov) and the mystical melodrama “Ideal” (Kirill Pletnev).
The review of changes in the schedule of releases in Russia during the week starting from August 20th till August 26th
News from WDSSPR, UPI, TsPSh, “Caro Premier”, “Exhibitors”, Megogo Distribution and others.
In the schedule of releases there was a set of changes.
So, WDSSPR reports that the melodrama by Kirill Pletnev “The Perfect Ones” will be released on October 11th, but not the 18th as it was reported earlier.
Polina Maximova — about beauty secrets, favourite beauty-means and a new hairstyle 21.08.2018
How have I decided to make short hairstyle? Whether it became easier to look after hair?
Not easier, but it is heavier. My hair is curl. And if a long curly hair can be taken away in a bunch or a tail, then short it is necessary to style constantly. And I have had my hair cut because a part in the movie by Kirill Pletnev “The Perfect Ones” was offered to me.
The premiere of the film “The Perfect Ones” by Kirill Pletnev will take place in Montreal
The premiere of the film “The Perfect Ones” by Kirill Pletnev will take place in Montreal
World premiere of the new movie “The Perfect Ones” where Kirill Pletnev has acted as the director (“Burn down!”), will take place at the Montreal international Film Festival which will take place from August 23rd till September 3rd, 2018 in Canada, report news agencies.
The world premiere of the film of Kirill Pletnev “The Perfect Ones” will take place in Montreal
The movie by the director and actor Kirill Pletnev “The Perfect Ones” will be for the first time shown in the program of the 42nd Montreal international Film Festival. TASS has reported about this on Wednesday in the press-department of film distributors of the picture.
The movie “The Perfect Ones” by Kirill Pletnev was included into the competitive program of a film festival in Canada
The press-department of “Mars Media” has told that the world premiere of the film by Kirill Pletnev “The Perfect Ones” will take place at the Montreal international Focus on World Cinema Film Festival.
The movie by Kirill Pletnev “The Perfect Ones” was included into a film festival competition in Canada
The world premiere of the new movie of Kirill Pletnev “The Perfect Ones” will be held in the competitive program of the Montreal International Focus on World Cinema Film Festival which will take place from August 23rd to September 3rd, 2018 in Canada, the press-department of “Mars Media” reported.
5 Kyrgyz movies gained the recognition abroad
In spite of the fact that the first musical since independence of Kyrgyzstan “Darak yry” (“The Song of the Tree”) screened on April 21, 2018 already has become a sensation at the 40 International Moscow Film Festival. The soundtrack for the musical in Kyrgyz language was written down by Svetlana Nazarenko who is a singer of the “City 312” musical band.
“The Perfect ones” Kirill Pletnev’s new melodrama changed the name
The Sony Pictures company declared that the new melodrama from the director and screenwriter Kirill Pletnev has changed the name for “The Perfect ones”. The previous name of the movie was like “Ideal/Nonideal”. Rinal Mukhametov, Lyubov Aksenova and Polina Maximova are involved to act the leading parts.
The review of the changes in the schedule of Russian film releases from July, 9th till July, 15th.5.07.2018
Last week several important news about the changes in the schedule of film-releases were announced. From majors the activity was shown only by WDSSPR. Sony has declared about the new movie of its package – the second project of Kirill Pletnev as a director of “The perfect ones” (the movie was known also as “Ideal” and “Not ideal” before). The movie will be on in October, 18th, 2018.
Aleksey Vorobyov: “Polina was so beautiful that, having seen her, I have understood at once – she is my destiny!”5.07.2018
The last three weeks I arrived in the shooting stage from the hospital because at some point producers have sounded the alarm, called the director and said: “With Polina something is wrong! She eats nothing, only drinks some coffee”. And it’s true I couldn’t even see the food, it was disgusting for me . I think, I had anorexia. Without waiting for the diagnosis, I have been sent to hospital to somehow make the glucose came to my organism with the injections. I was forced to eat. But now I really understand that a film “THE PERFECT ONES” cost candles.
Her city is not Bishkek, but Frunze: the singer of “City 312” misses Kyrgyzstan 09.06.2018
Nazarenko misses the hometown where her relatives live. But her city is not Bishkek, but Frunze as the capital of Kyrgyzstan was called some time ago. “I miss the appearance of the city how it looked before. Recently we were in Bishkek presenting the first Russian-Kyrgyz musical “The Song of the Tree”, and then left for concert-tours.
In Cannes within the Marche Du Film film-market the Production company “Mars Media” has presented for the first time the romantic drama by Kirill Pletnev “The Ideal”.18.05.2018
After the premiere the Hanmac company from South Korea, Pumpkin from China and Neo Art from Spain have expressed the intention to buy the rights for a plot remake.
Cannes 2018: “The Ideal” by Kirill Pletnev remakes may appear 17.05.2018
At the “Made In Russia” stand within which the Russian studios in the Cannes Marche Du Film film-market conduct international sales (on May 8-17) the company Mars Media has submitted the new projects. One of them – the romantic drama by Kirill Pletnev ” The Ideal” in which in leading parts Polina Maximova, Lyubov Aksenova and Rinal Mukhametov have acted – has attracted interest of several foreign companies: Hanmac (South Korea), Pumpkin (China) and Neo Art (Spain) want to buy the rights for shooting the remakes.
The Russian movies “Ice” and “Edinichka” will appear in an Asian market 20.03.2018
Mars Media conducts negotiations on international sales of the second director’s movie of Kirill Pletnev “Ideal” about two girls who at different times loved one guy, and after his death suddenly began to receive on mobiles from him strange messages.
“In a profession of the screenwriter it is necessary to be able to combine as much as possible ” 26.03.2137
By the way, if to compare Pletnev’s debut “Burn down” with “Ideal”, “Ideal” will surprise admirers of the first movie more: it is the romantic, light story not similar to the first picture. And it seems to me, on this project Kirill has revealed as the director absolutely from the other side.
The international premiere of the film “A tree song” will take place at the Moscow festival 30.03.2018
The picture “Tree Song” of the director Aybek Dayyrbekov is included in the out-of-competition program of the Moscow international Film Festival which will take place in Moscow on April 19-26. “Darak yry” — a joint product of Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Russia. The basis of the scenario was formed by the Kyrgyz legends. On March 1 in Bishkek the national premiere of the historical and drama musical was held.
Uzbek “Firmness” and the Kazakh “Night god” were included in the program of the Moscow International Film Festival 30.03.2018
At MIFF out-of-competition program the historical and drama musical “The Song of the Tree” (“Darak yry”) has been included (director Aibek Daiyrbekov) — the joint product of Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Russia based on the Kyrgyz legends. Soundtrack to the movie was present by the soloist of the band “City 312” Svetlana Nazarenko and the Honored actress of Kyrgyzstan Zhyldyz Osmonaliyeva. The national premiere was on the 1st of March, 2018 in Bishkek.
A premiere of the first Kyrgyz musical in Central Asia “The Song of the Tree” will be held in March 2018
The first musical in Central Asia – the movie “The Song of the Tree” by the young director Aybek Dayrbekov will be on in March, 2018. Shootings took place in picturesque vicinities of the Lake Issyk Kul. For the movie about 200 suits have been created – all are made in strict accordance with Kyrgyz traditions. Ethnic music compositions are also written especially for the movie. Shootings took place in several regions of the country.
Well done! Shooting for which KleinHouse interiors have served as scenery have come to the end
Leading parts in the movie were acted by Rinal Mukhametov (“Attraction”, “Coma”), Lyubov Aksenova (“Loves doesn’t love”, “Walk, Vasya”), Polina Maximova (“8 new appointments”, “A breakfast at the father”) and also Kirill Pletnev. Shootings took place in Moscow, Moscow region, Anapa and Krasnodar district. The production of the movie “Ideal” to cinemas is planned for fall of 2018.
In Kyrgyzstan the first historical musical “Darak yry” or “The Song of the Tree” is shot 16.01.2018
So, the movie which basis was formed by the Kyrgyz legends is shot. On one of the most difficult genres in cinema – the musical, the director Aybek Dayrbekov has decided to produce in 2009. But, to fulfil the idea could be possible just now. And the authors have thought up a genre – the historical drama. For shootings the director has chosen the most picturesque places, has selected 30 best actors and has unite the professional team. For the movie more than 200 suits have been sewed, the musical was shot in the most realistic situation with wild animals.
The first in the history of Kyrgyzstan musical, “The Song of the Tree” will be shown in March, 2018
The musical in the Kyrgyz language “Darak yry” (“The Song of the Tree”) produced by Central Asia Film together with the Cinetrain Production company – a joint product of Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Russia. Shootings took place in several regions of the country.
Kirill Pletnev: The Pskov region – the place which always waits for me, it is pleasure to me
– What are the plans for future pictures?
– I have finished shootings of a new picture two weeks ago. I shot with the producer Ruben Dishdishyan, with Polina Maximova, Lyubov Aksenova and Rinal Mukhametov. The movie carries the working name “Not Ideal”, next fall the picture will be already production in cinemas.
Kirill Pletnyov has found his “ideal”
Slightly farther than Volokolamsk, moving down from the highway, near the small settlement on a road fork the set of the film-making equipment and smart BMW car near which Polina Maximova whose appearance is very difficult for guess in a new movie, and the frozen Lyubov Aksenova argue because of each other’s sms. “Wait from her that she will make a mistake now. Look at Polina – lies or doesn’t lie, pretends or doesn’t pretend”, – the director Kirill of Pletnev orders to Aksenova.
Kirill Pletnev has finished shooting “Ideal”
Due to a plot, two girls loving one guy after his death begin to receive telephone and other messages which author can be only him. The message, which has direct the girls to the south of the country where they have to solve the mystery of their general love, understand themselves and overcome their past.
Kirill Pletnev has started shooting “Ideal”
The director Kirill Pletnev has started shootings of the second full-length picture “Ideal” according to Darya Gratsevich’s (“Treason”) scenario. Polina Maximova (“8 new appointments”, “A breakfast at the father”) and Rinal Mukhametov (“Attraction”, “Coma”), Lyubov Aksenova (“Loves doesn’t love”, “Walk, Vasya”) will play in leading roles. The producers of the movie is Mars Media Intertainment and Cinetrain with assistance of The Cinema Fund.
The first musical of Central Asia is shot in Kyrgyzstan
The first musical in Central Asia – the film “The Song of the Tree” is shot in Kyrgyzstan by the young director Aybek Dayrbekov. Presumably, the picture will be on in 2018. For now, even authors prefer not to disclose project details. But it is already precisely known that the basis of the scenario was formed by the Kyrgyz legends of the 18th century. Shootings took place in picturesque vicinities of the Lake Issyk Kul. For the movie about 200 suits have been created – all are executed in strict accordance with traditions. Ethnic musical compositions are also written especially for the movie. “Our people very musical. Even the person is followed song to the grave. We managed to transmit many things through music, what you won’t tell words”, – the director Aybek Dayrbekov has noted.
“The Song of the Tree”: first Kyrgyz musical is produced
Central Asia Film together with Cinetrain Production company have produced the first musical in history of Kyrgyzstan in the Kyrgyz language “Darak yry” (The Song of the Tree). Azattyk has talked about the movie with the producers of the Cinetrain – Tatyana Petrik and Central Asia Film – Tolkun Dayyrbekova.
Kyrgyzstan removes the historical musical
Kyrgyzstan produces the historical musical. The director Aybek Dayrbekov on social networks has reported about it. According to him, The Song of the Tree project (“Darak yry”) — a joint product of Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Russia. The basis of the scenario was formed by the Kyrgyz legends. Ethnic musical compositions are written especially for the movie.
We didn’t have it yet! Kyrgyzstan will produce the first historical musical
For the first time Kyrgyzstan will shoot the historical film in a musical genre. The director of the movie Aybek Dayrbekov has told about this.
The director didn’t want to open a plot, having noted only that it is based on national legends. The working name of the project – “The Song of the Tree”.
The musical is produced in Kyrgyzstan
The movie plus the song turns out the MUSICAL! For the first time, in such genre of cinema, domestic talents test. A director of the musical movie under the name “The Song of the Tree” is Aybek Dayrbekov. According to him, the Kyrgyz people have very rich folklore. Since ancient times songs, playing musical instruments, followed life of nomads and eposes, which read as if, sing! More than two hundred suits, a situation of an era of the last centuries are recreated. And the plot has incorporated ancient legends and legends. The director doesn’t disclose other details yet. The musical will be produced in March of the next year, and then the audience everything will see, but also will hear! It is musical!
“Wake me up” at the Pacific Meridian Film Festival in Vladivostok
Our film “Wake me up” was invited to participate in the 14th Pacific Meridian International Film Festival in Vladivostok in the Russian program. It’s been a wonderful cinema week with great films and amazing guests in a legendary city. The film was screened twice and was really well received by the audience. Our main actress, Irina Verbitskaya was hired to present the closing ceremony, and the director Guillaume Protsenko shared the cover of the daily newspaper with Jacqueline Bisset, the guest of honor of the festival! We would like to thank the organizers of this great event to have invited us and for making us feel so comfortable and welcome in Vladivostok!