The project from Russia was in competition at the Cannes festival series

the Series “257 reasons to live” was one of 10 projects that was chosen by the jury to participate in the main competition. Altogether there were several hundred applications for participation from different countries, restrictions in the genres was not with the exception of content for an audience of children. The contest with the series “257 reasons to live” – projects from Germany, France, Israel, UK, Norway, Sweden and Finland. The international premiere of the dramedy “257 reasons to live” will be held on March 30. And on 25 March, the Russian journalists will have a unique opportunity in the world to see two episodes of the series before their show at the Palais des festivals and Congress in Cannes.

“RG” wrote about this episode, the pilot who two years ago showed at the festival “Movement” in Omsk. The main character Eugene Korotkova plays Polina Maksimova. In the story the girl is ill, she has cancer, but suddenly comes to her remission. Girl is getting ready to start a full life without medication and therapy, but discovers that… well it is useless. No boyfriend or sister or colleagues. How do you like that, Eugene Korotkova? But the irrepressible Jack finds a bright yellow diary, where the advice of a physician recorded 257 reasons to continue to live and fight. It seems that the time has come to fulfill his desires.

the series also starred Egor Koreshkov, Maxim lagashkin, Maroussia Fomin, Roman Makin, Julia Topol’nitskiy, Anna Nevskaya, Kiril Nagiyev and others. The project was directed by Maksim Sveshnikov (“Hotel Eleon”, “Christmas Tree shaggy”, “Filatov”), screenplay – Alex Lapices (“the Teacher”).

the series Premiere of “257 reasons to live” in Russia will take place on March 26 on the video service START.

“We are very pleased that our new project “257 reasons to live” has been invited to the festival Canneseries. Represent Russia in this prestigious international competition is a great honor for all our team, – says the General producer of the project and co-founder of video-sharing START Edward Iloyan. This isauthorgdaui series will impress viewers on any continent, because it touches on universal and relevant to modern society the problem of relations between people, their health and the problems of the people.”

“the output of the project in the contest Canneseries – the result of years of work producers in the international sphere. This concerns the quality of content that makes the company, and the ability to represent it properly abroad, and ambitious desire to hurt not only Russian but also foreign audience – said Alexander Modestova, General Director of “Ekspokontent” (official representative of international markets MIPTV, MIPJunior, MIPCOM, MIPCancun, MIPChina and ATF in Russia, Ukraine and CIS countries). – The company has long declared itself on the international market – not by chance the project is “Better than people”, bought Netflix was first introduced to foreign professionals also during MIPTV, in the final pitching MIPDrama a few years ago. As for the “257 reasons to live”, is a project, on the one hand, in the best tradition of Yellow, Black and White – with beautiful picture, high quality production and of course the brilliant comedic component. On the other hand, it’s a deep subject, which is of concern to any person in any country of the world. The creators have managed to find a balance between a dramatic story and an easy, sincere humor. The project has all the chances to win.”