«The Bloom of Yesterday» is the opening film of the 3rd MJFF
A film by Chris Kraus was announced as opening film of the 3rd Moscow Jewish Film Festival.
Toto, the hero of the film, is the Holocaust researcher preparing for a congress. His assistant, Zazi, is of Jewish origin and is suffering from Teutophobia (the fear of Germany and German culture). Together they are to make unexpected discoveries that will completely change Toto’s life.
Russian premiere of dramedy «The Bloom of Yesterday» that will open the Festival will be presented by famous German actor, director and musician Lars Eidinger. In 2016 «The Bloom of Yesterday» won the Grand Prix at the Tokyo International Film Festival.
In 2017, the expected film «Matilda», directed by Sergei Uchitel, in which Lars Eidinger played the role of Emperor Nicholas II, will be released in wide release.