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Andrei Konchalovsky and Giuliano Montaldo awarded for film on Dostoevsky

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Andrei Konchalovsky and Giuliano Montaldo awarded for film on Dostoevsky


26.11.2021

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Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky and Italian filmmaker Giuliano Montaldo have been awarded the Tatiana Pavlova award for the The Demons of St. Petersburg feature (2008), RIA Novosti reports. The award bears the name of a famous Russian actress who taught in Italy for many years.

The awarding ceremony took place at the Rome office of Rossotrudnichestvo. The directors received a portrait of the actress cut on a crystal. The award was first presented ten years ago. As this year the award is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Konchalovsky and Montaldo were once again noted for their contribution to the world art and history. 

The award was received by Andrei Konchalovsky and Giuliano Montaldo. This year the award was dedicated to the anniversary of Fyodor Dostoevsky. The laureates were noted for the creation of the painting "Demons of St. Petersburg", released in 2008.

According to Konchalovsky, the script for the film was written 50 year ago. It was later discovered by Giuliano Montaldo, who decided to put it on screens. 

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