In the scandal surrounding the film “Matilda” by Alexei Uchitel blame the creators of the film. This opinion Thursday, September 28, expressed Director Nikita Mikhalkov, reports “Interfax”.
“In my opinion, can not be immersed in the living conditions of the person canonized as a Martyr, a Saint. You have to understand what to do. If you do, then to complain is not necessary”, â€” said Mikhalkov, adding that “revenge movie is terrible”.
September 15, Mikhalkov was blamed for the situation around the “Matilda” to the film Fund. According to Mikhalkov, the film Foundation had to understand what is allocating funds for the creation of this picture, and the author needs to understand the risks, creating a film about a man canonized. The filmmaker said that he had not seen “Matilda”, and therefore “arrange for this reason the tantrum is wrong.”
“Matilda” will be released in wide Russian hire on October 26. The tape is devoted to relations of the future Emperor Nicholas II and the ballerina Mathilde Kshesinskaia. The presence of this storyline in the film has become the object of the indignation of the Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Polonskaya, as well as various public organizations with a religious bias â€” they believe that this approach to the figure of a great Martyr of the Russian Orthodox Church insult the feelings of believers, and calls to ban the rental of the tape.