Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Film about Chernobyl disaster to debut at Berlinale

Alexander Mindadze's new film about the 1986 Chernobyl disaster will get its world premiere at next month's Berlin Film Festival.

V subbotu (Innocent Saturday) is a story of a Communist Party official, who is looking for his loved one to try to escape the aftermath of the world's worst nuclear accident in April 1986.

The $3-million picture starring Anton Shagin of Valery Todorovsky's Stilyagi (Dandies) fame was coproduced by Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian and German companies.

The festival runs from February 10-20.

RIA Novosti

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