Around the historic drama by Alexei Uchitel “Matilda”, which is based on the relationship of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II and the ballerina Matilda Kseshinskaya, a new scandal erupted. Representatives of the public movement “the Royal cross” demanded to check the picture for the “anti-religious propaganda.” The Director called the initiative “insanity”, Recalling that film nobody saw – the work is not yet finished.
As reported by Life, public men was supported by the Deputy of the state Duma of Natalia Polonskaya. They are outraged by the fact that the Teacher intends to move to the screen the love relationship of the Emperor, was canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church, and dancers. In motion “king’s cross” I believe that the film projects is “anti-Russian and anti-religious provocation in the field of culture”.
“Currently, I issued a parliamentary inquiry to conduct an audit in accordance with article 144, 146 of the Criminal procedure code in relation to all the leaders who created this movie. And if you really will have signs of abuse of religious feelings of Orthodox believers and until the end of the test, a study of this film and will be checked and the cultural historical background – the film is, of course, will not go into rental”, – assured the ex-the Prosecutor of the Crimea journalists.
Alexei Uchitel comments radio “Baltika” has offered critics to postpone their outrage before the film’s release.
“For God’s sake, let them turn, what did I do? Nonsense, I do not comment on this insanity. First, a film no one saw. What they seek is impossible because nobody has seen a single frame, the film still is, he’s in work,” he said.
We will remind, the premiere of the film “Matilda” is scheduled for 30 March 2017. The film’s budget is $ 25 million.
The current scandal is not the first to “Matilda”. In the beginning of the year it turned outthat the Teacher chose the role of the last Russian Emperor of the German actor Lars Eidinger known to participate in the controversial tapes, including pornoseite of Peter Greenaway’s “Goltzius and the Pelican company”.
Role in the film also played Louise Tungsten, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Yevgeny Mironov, Galina Tyunina.