Palmes d’Or Winner Film- “LOVE” announced as the closing Film of GOLDEN APRICOT

Back 28 June 2012 12:31

GOLDEN APRICOT has the pleasure to announce the Palmes d’Or Winner “Love” (“Amour”) as the closing film of this year Festival. Michael Haneke’s drama on love and fidelity is especially enriched by the distinguished play of Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva and Isabelle Huppert’s. The French/German/Austrian co-production tells the love story of an elderly couple Anne and Georges who are retired music teachers. The exclusive screening of the film will conclude the 9th Golden Apricot International Film Festival.

Moreover, this year the opening film of the Cannes 65th Film Festival -“Moonrise Kingdom” by Wes Anderson will be presented at “Yerevan Premieres” program.

Yerevan Premieres is also to present two of the Cannes Official Selection films - “Beyond the Hills” by Cristian Mungiu and “Paradise: Love” by Ulrich Seidl.

As it has already been announced, the Cannes 2011 and 2012 FIPRESCI award-winning films- “In the Fog” by Sergei Loznitsa and “The Minister” by Pierre Schöller are included in GOLDEN APRICOT main competition program.

As previously mentioned, this year Yerevan International Film Festival has planned to start the filming of “Shor and Shorshor” (1926) by Hamo Beknazaryan. The screening of “Shor and Shorshor” comedy (based on M. Bagratuni’s story) will be take place on July 8 and will be accompanied by Vahagn Hayrapetyan’s and his jazz-band’s musical arrangements newly developed especially for this occasion.

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