Watch the film the Mistress got the European Oscar

Фильм Фаворитка получил европейский Оскар

At the ceremony, announced the establishment of the organization that helps filmmakers in the risk zone. Such as Ukrainian Oleg Sentsov.

In Berlin there took place the 32nd ceremony the award ceremony of the European film Academy. In the category best European movie won the Oscar film “the Mistress” on the court intrigues in Britain of the eighteenth century.

Best Director was recognized by yorgos of lanthimos for his work on this film. And who played the leading role of Queen Anna Olivia Colman was the best European actress, beating Russian actress Victoria Miroshnichenko.

Best actor European film Academy has named Antonio Banderas, he played in the film by the Spanish Director Pedro Almodovar “Pain and glory”.

On stage, the ceremony came released in September from a Russian prison as a result of the exchange of Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov.

“When we saw the world flipped upside the head, I thought in this mad-mad-mad world, we should be grateful for our privileges and thankful for mercy,” said Deputy Chairman of the European film Academy producer Mike Downey, representing Sentsov.

Downey announced that with the participation of the European film Academy will create “an international coalition of filmmakers in the risk zone”, which aims to support filmmakers facing political persecution for their work.

Source: Russian service of Deutsche Welle