In the British capital on Saturday, 1 December 2018, a solemn ceremony during which the award was presented by the film best of the Week of Russian cinema in the UK. The jury decided that the best thing in the film directed by Alexander hunt, “As Vic the Garlic was carrying Lech Pin in the nursing home”.
The Director was speaking after receiving the prestigious award and said that for him, this win is totally unexpected, because for a 32-year-old hunt, this work became the debut. Incidentally the debut film was not only a Director and writer Aleksey Borodachev and operator Daniel Fomichev. This film shows the audience the story of a young man whose father was not very simple relations. It is worth noting that in addition to the main prize the film was awarded two more awards for best screenplay and best actor, which was Eugene Tkachuk.
During his interview with news publications, the Director said that no one expected such a high level. When creating this film thought that soon after the release of forget about it and not as thought the film would be to go to different festivals, receiving numerous awards.
Speaking about the success of his first work, the hunt as the cause of such a high level of calls is too low the quality of the films produced in Russia. He drew attention to the fact that some of the work for the most part are too distant from the viewer. It is the lack of strong competitors allows a good film to collect the prestigious award, which, in fact, have to be given for much greater success.
During the Weeks of Russian cinema in the UK for her role in the film best actress called Irina Starshenbaum and handed her a statuette of “Golden unicorn”. The best documentary was the picture with the title “Intonacija Big Odessa”. Among the short films was the best recognized picture of “the Sign”. Got their awards foreign films about Russia and associated with the country,they were, respectively, “War of snipers” and “Sergio and Sergey”. Timofey Zhalnin for the film “Two” at this event called the rising talent.