Film by the Ukrainian director Alan Badoev Jealousy (Revnost) will be presented in the shorties competition of the 34th Moscow International Film Festival presided by Nikita Mikhalkov.

Jealousy (Revnost) is the first story of the director’s film tetralogy, where each work is devoted to four interrelated feelings: love, selfishness, compassion and jealousy. Alan Badoev started shooting the short film back in 2010. However, movie lay in the director’s desk for two years ready in the wings.

— I was always curious to check into what a person is capable of in the sake of his feelings. For me, jealousy, love, selfishness, compassion are not only equivalent categories, but also interrelated. «This film shows bare truth and zero fiction and, perhaps, it is only for adult, mature (primarily with their heart!) people», — tells the director of the upcoming premiere.

Alan Badoev not only directed the film but also wrote the screenplay. Music of Russian composer Igor Krutoy plays in Jealousy (Revnost).

The main female part in the film is played by Olga Makeeva

– Badoev’s favorite actress, whom he had discovered in OrangeLove film starring Alexei Chadov. Male part in Jealousy (Revnost) is played by Ukrainian and Russian film and theater actor Vitaly Linetskiy.

34th Moscow International Film Festival will take place from June 21 to 30 in the Russian capital.

For reference Moscow International Film Festival is one of the oldest in the world. It was first held in 1935, and the jury was chaired by none other than Sergei Eisenstein. MIFF awarded the outstanding masters of world cinema — Akira Kurosawa and Stanley Kramer, Federico Fellini and Ettore Scola, Andrzej Wajda and Francesco Rosi, Krzysztof Zanussi and Damiano Damiani, Gleb Panfilov and Sergei Gerasimov, Bernard Blier and Alexander Rogozhkin.

The Russian director and actor Nikita Mikhalkov has been the President of Moscow International Film Festival for many years. At various times, the jury was chaired by Luc Besson, Pavel Lungin, Richard Gere, Claude Lelouch, Andrzej Wajda, Alan Parker and other prominent figures of world cinema. In 2010, MIFF gathered with no fewer than 200 thousand spectators.