Andrei Zvyagintsev’s film “Loveless” has been nominated for the upcoming 90th Academy Awards. Russia’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film will go up against “A Fantastic Woman” from Chile, the Hungarian film “On Body and Soul,” “The Insult” from Lebanon and the Swedish film “The Square.”
«We are absolutely thrilled by this recognition from the Academy. It means a great deal to us as filmmakers and it encourages us to continue to tell the stories that move us, in the way we want to tell them. I hope that our nomination will bring audiences into theaters when we open LOVELESS in February» commented Alexander Rodnyansky and Andrey Zvyagintsev.