Russia chooses its Oscar nominee
Russia will nominate a new film by Alexei Uchitel called "Krai" (The Edge) for the Oscar Film Award.
The film was chosen by the special committee headed by director Vladimir Menshov whose film "Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears" had won Oscar as the best foreign film in 1981.
The action of "the Edge" film set in Siberia soon after the Second World war.
The leading role is played by a well known Russian actor Vladimir Mashkov.
Along with Vladimir Mashkov, who played the lead, the film features well-known Russian actress Kseniya Rappoport and actors Sergei Garmash, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, and Aleksandr Bashirov.