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Kazakhstan’s Samal Yesslyamova found Cannes Film Festival’s best actress

21 May, 10:00 515
Kazakhstan’s Samal Yesslyamova found Cannes Film Festival’s best actress

The Kazakhstan’s actress played the main character in the film of Aika by Russian director Sergey Dvortsevoy.

Actress from Kazakhstan Samal Yesslyamova was recognized as the best in the nomination at the 71st Cannes Film Festival, BNews.kz reports with reference to INA Kazinform.

Samal Yesslyamova was the best actress of the 71st Cannes Film Festival, who played the main role in the film of Aika by Russian director Sergey Dvortsevoy. The actress thanked director Sergey Dvortsevoy for the role in the film.

As was reported, the film was offered in the main contest of the Cannes Film Festival after only 40 minutes of the film that was not shot fully were watched. According to the screenwriter of Aika Gennady Ostrovsky, “the fact that the film was selected for the contest despite being noe shot fully says a lot. I can not think about other such cases.”   

The plot of Aika reveals the story of a young immigrant from Kyrgyzstan who illegally works in Moscow, her personal growth, motherhood that she lost and then finds. The main role is played by Samal Yesslyamova.  

Samal Yesslyamova was born in September 1, 1984 in South Kazakhstan region. She finished the actor’s faculty in the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts in 2011. She also known for the film of The Tulip that in 2008 won the main prize in the Un Certain Regard in Cannes, the Youth Jury Prize, the prize of the Ministry of Education of France.

 

 

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