Tolstoy's Oscar Moment

Andrey Konchalovsky, Russian film director

On Sunday, March 7, the winners of this year’s Oscar will be announced, and it seems almost certain that James Cameron's "Avatar" will walk away with the top prize at the 82nd Academy Awards ceremony. Although there are no Russian films on the nominee list this year, a Russian producer and a Russian actress might get an award for their performance in a film entitled, "The Last Station", which tells the dramatic story of Leo Tolstoy's last days. Andrey Konchalovsky, The renowned Russian film director who co-produced this movie, is our guest on Spotlight today.