Brad Pitt's 'World War Z' to open Moscow Film Festival
Marc Forster's 'World War Z', featuring Brad Pitt, will open the 35th annual Moscow Film Festival on June 20
The first members of the competition jury are Iranian writer-director Mohsen Makhmalbaf and French-Swiss filmmaker Ursula Meier, said the newspaper.
They also unveiled the first 10 competition titles. The festival would offer a retrospective of documentaries on the Olympic Games, retrospectives of films by Bernardo Bertolucci and Costa Gavras. It will have a special programme devoted to Dutch cinema.
"We received more than 1,500 entries, but I feel we have created a program that reflects the core principles of the festival," Leonid Vereshchagin, producer of the festival said.