Sami Naseri: President of Uzbekistan realizes that contribution to cinematography is a contribution to the nation
Famous French actor, star of the "Taxi" film series Sami Naseri expressed confidence at a press conference ahead of a master class at Renessans Cinema House that Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev understands that a contribution to cinematography is a contribution to the nation of the Uzbek people.
"Only thanks to the state can movies be created, especially those that are not commercial. Such cinema can only develop with the help of the authorities. Contribution to the cinematography is a contribution to culture, to the nation of the Uzbek people. Your President understands this," Nasseri said.
The famous actor also stressed that the educational program within the framework of the film festival is a great idea.
"It is necessary to develop at every opportunity. During the festival, young filmmakers are immersed in a professional environment. The support of the state and cinema in general is important," the Frenchman summarized.
Sami Nasseri is best known for his role as a Marseille cab driver Daniel in the movie franchise "Taxi" Luc Besson. Meanwhile, and before filming in "Taxi" Naseri enjoyed success. So, for the role of Tom Gilou in the movie "Paradise" Sami received two awards at film festivals in Locarno and Paris. Of the latest pictures in which Sami starred, we can highlight "Super Alibi" and "The Immigrant".