As the official website of the film festival shows, the Kinotavr will be opened with Stanislav Govorukhin's new work under the title Weekend. The film is based on the detective novel The Elevator to Scaffold by the French writer Noel Kalef. Mr. Govorukhin has transferred the action to Moscow. The leading roles in the movie are played by Victor Sukhorukov, Maxim Matveyev and Alexander Domogarov.
The main competitive program of the film festival has included 12 movies altogether. In particular, works by Alexey Fedorchenko, Alexander Veledinsky, and Taisiya Igumentseva will compete for the Grand Prix of the festival.
The jury of the main competition will be headed by the illustrious film director Alexander Mitta. The festival will be crowned with Dmitry Konstantinov's movie Farewell.