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Krzysztof Zanussi is always happy to be in Yerevan

Back 17 July 2010 09:00
Krzysztof Zanussi is always happy to be in Yerevan

The world-known Polish film director Krzysztof Zanussi is among the honoured guests at the GOLDEN APRICOT Festival to present his new film Revisited at the Yerevan Premier of the GOLDEN APRICOT.
“The best inspiration to make a film is the fear. I am also speaking of it in my last film, about the fear that should not destroy one’s life. There are many people who live a full life, on the other hand there are also many who destroy it”, said director Krzysztof Zanussi, who is convinced that a human being is always trying to reveal the secret, yet some do not feel the secret of the entire world and human life. “I am sorry for such people, because they have never asked those questions to themselves”.
Mr. Zanussi is convinced that nowadays, the biggest problem is the distribution of films mainly in the internal market, and then all over the world: “At present the filming is an easy work, while screening is a difficult one, and the government does not support the distribution of the films”, said the director.
Zanussi explained that the American Film Academy Oscar Award is: “A selection, a conscious selection. One must know the rules of the game, or play without following those rules. Whenever I am filming, I am trying to reflect my opinion, and I can confess that I won’t do that in Hollywood, because those made in Hollywood could never reflect my opinion”.
According to the Polish director the GOLDEN APRICOT Festival plays a great role in the cultural life of Yerevan and Armenia. Zanussi confessed that Yerevan is not one of the most beautiful cities he had seen, yet, it has some national elements and is not entirely changed. He has also mentioned that he likes the mood of the city and the citizens.

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