Georgian actor Merab Ninidze featured at Cannes Film Festival
25 April, 2017
Georgian actor Merab Ninidze featured at Cannes Film Festival
Famous Georgian actor Merab Ninidze will compete for the top award at Cannes Film Festival. Georgian film actor starred in a drama named Jupiter's Moon directed by Hungarian director Kornél Mundruczó. The film has been included in 18 pictures in the Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival 2017 .

As previously announced, Pedro Almodóvar will preside over the jury. As a rule, this year the international film festival will feature world-famous and great artists such as: Colin Farrell, Nicole
Kidman, Adam Sandler etc.

Merab Ninidze is most known for his roles in the movies Repentance (1984) and Nowhere in Africa (2001). The actor graduated from Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgia State University in Tbilisi. He debuted in Georgian film Repentance directed by Tengiz Abuladze. The film premiered at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival, winning the FIPRESCI Prize, Grand Prize of the Jury, and the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. Merab Ninidze performed at the stage of Shota Rustaveli Theatre till 1992, then he moved to Vienna, Austria where he lives and works up to now.

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Merab Ninidze, Jupiter's Moon

Full lineup:

Wonderstruck, Todd Haynes
Le Redoutable, Michel Hazanavicius
Geu-Hu (The Day After), Hong Sangsoo
Hikari (Radiance), Naomi Kawase
The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Yorgos Lanthimos
A Gentle Creature, Sergei Loznitsa
Jupiter's Moon, Kornél Mundruczó
L'amant Double, François Ozon
You Were Never Really Here, Lynne Ramsay
Good Time, Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie
Loveless, Andrey Zvyagintsev
The Meyerowitz Stories, Noah Baumbach
Ismael's Ghosts, Arnaud Desplechin
In the Fade, Fatih Akin
Okja, Bong Joon-Ho
120 Battements Par Minute, Robin Campillo
The Beguiled, Sofia Coppola
Rodin, Jacques Doillon
Happy End, Michael Haneke


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