Deputy Minister of culture saw “Matilda” before giving the movie rental license

*** Aristarkhov: this is a good strong film about love, a after watching will change their negative opinion and distanciruemsa from slander

Moscow. August 10. INTERFAX – First Deputy Minister of culture Vladimir Aristarkhov sure that after watching the movie “Matilda” those who criticize the painting, not seeing it will change their opinion.

“Before signing the rental license, I saw the movie “Matilda” and made your own opinion about it. This is a good, strong film. This is a film about love. About the dignity of women and the responsibility men. The film has no relation to the tragic events of 1918, in which Nicholas II was recognized as a Martyr” – led to “Interfax” the words of the Deputy Minister, the press service of the Ministry reported on Thursday.

“Absolutely absurd demands to abandon the understanding associated with his life events. It is sad that the terrible death of the Emperor was the occasion for a political PR individuals,” said Vladimir Aristarkhov.

According to him, historians will surely find the film certain discrepancies, as in any other soft movie.

“This is a movie. (…) I am sure that after viewing many of those who criticize “Matilda”, not seeing it will change their opinion. And will be able to assess the libel for the film, which, unfortunately, many dear people”, – concluded the Deputy Minister.

Earlier it was reported that the film “Matilda” by Alexei Uchitel issued a rental license with a rating of 16+.

The rental license issued on the entire territory of Russia, while “the Executive authorities of the regions, guided by traditions and customs residing in the territory of the peoples to independently determine the appropriateness of display of a film”.

After that, the Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Poklonskaya said to “Interfax” that the rental license the film issued with violations, in a hurry.

“Matilda” will be released on October 26. The film tells about the relationship between the future Emperor Nicholas II and the ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya.