Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Lungin awarded Order of Legion of Honor

Russian moviemaker Pavel Lungin has been awarded the French Order of the Legion of Honor. The creator of “Taxi-Blues”, “The Island” and “The Tsar”, Lungin has just completed his new film “The Conductor”. The previous winners of France’s top award include Director of the St. Petersburg Hermitage Museum Mikhail Piotrovsky, renowned conductor Valery Gergiev, violist Yuri Bashmet and film director Nikita Mikhalkov. (RIAN)

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