Fourteen films fight for the top honor at the 18th Shanghai International Film Festival. Alicia Powell reports.
The "Golden Goblet" is up for grabs at the 18th Shanghai International Film Festival. Competition finalists include 14 films from across the world including America, Poland and France. Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev was selected as president of this year's 7-member Golden Goblet jury and says art is the only standard for them to choose the best film. SOUNDBITE: Andrei Zvyagintsev, director, saying (Russia): "I have already met my fellow judges and had a conference. From now on, we will start our work to judge films. We got a basic idea on our schedule. It will be hard work because we may have different opinions about what is the best movie but our job is to work together and to award the best film and the best acting from the movies presented this year and hopefully we are going to be able to see the best art out of all the movies from Shanghai International Film Festival this year." The winner of "Golden Goblet" prize will be announced on June 21.