The fifth edition of Vologda Independent Cinema from European Screens Festival will take place in Vologda, Russia, July 4th to 8th 2014.

Actress Anita Kravos already visited Vologda Voices Festival twice. She participated in the 2nd and 3rd editions of VOICES. This time she will arrive in Vologda to present the film of Paolo Sorrentino «La grande bellezza» (The Great Beauty), where Anita has a role, and it won the Oscar for the Best Foreign Language Film.

«I am looking forward to my third visit to Vologda. Vologda is a magnet city, you want to come back again and again. I will be happy to present a new film «La grande bellezza» to Vologda’s cinephiles», says Anita Kravos.

The Great Beauty is a 2013 Italian film co-written and directed by Paolo Sorrentino. Filming took place in Rome starting on 9 August 2012. The main character is an aging socialite, Jep Gambardella, who once wrote a famous novel in his twenties, only to retire into a comfortable life writing cultural columns and throwing parties in Rome. After his 65th birthday party, he walks through the ruins and city streets, encountering the various characters, reflecting on his life, his first love, and sense of unfulfillment.

The film premiered at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

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