One of the most awaited films of the year – feature film “Sobibor” will be presented by its director Konstantin Khabensky in Cannes. The screening of the film will take place on May 10th during Marche Du Film.
Previously “Sobibor” was screened in Warsaw, Washington, in UN headquarters in New York and in the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
“Sadly, but the topic of Nazism and genocide will be always relevant”, – says Konstantin Khabensky. – We see that people hate and kill each other because of the “wrong” language, faith, skin color, eyes shape. Nazism is a maximum level of evil. It is the rebellion to such pure evil that gives rise to heroism that remains forever. One of such heroes was Alexander Pechersky”.
Konstantin Khabensky played the main character of the film and also debuted in it as a director. The cast of the film is represented by the famous international talents — Christopher Lambert, Mariya Kozhevnikova, Felice Jankell, Michalina Olszanska, Philippe Reinhardt, Gela Meskhi and others.
The producers of ‘Sobibor” are Elmira Aynulova and Mariya Zhuromskaya (“Chastnoe pionerskoe”) and Gleb Fetisov (“Loveless”, “Duelist”). The film was produced by the company Cinema Production and «Fetisoff Illusion» with the support of Alexander Pechersky Foundation. Its release is dedicated to 75th anniversary of the rebellion by the prisoners in the death camp located in Poland.
The story of the film is based on true events and tells about the only successful uprising of the prisoners during the World War II that was led by the Soviet officer Alexander Pechersky.
“Sobibor” was released in Russia on May 3rd.
Screening of “Sobibor”:
May 10th, 4:00 pm
Interviews with Konstantin Khabensky
You can attend the screening with your Marche du Film badge.
For screening invitation and interviews – please send the request to: contact@Upgrade9.com.
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