Director Fedor Bondarchuk has refused to consider the situation around the movie “Matilda” by Alexei Uchitel-crafted PR campaign. In his opinion, the main opponent of the tape of the Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Polonskaya it is time to stop.
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Bondarchuk has commented on the attacks Poklonskaya not yet released in, the film Teacher at the meeting with participants of the world festival of youth and students, reports RIA Novosti.
“Of course, this is not a PR campaign because the number of inspections… wow a PR campaign — the burnt cars, the broken cinema and the real threats to the creators,” he said.
The Director recalled that the Ministry of culture issued a “Matilda” rental license. According to Bondarchuk, he’s upset over his situation, when the picture is judged people who didn’t see it. “This young girl [Poklonsky] ought to stop,” said the filmmaker.
On the eve of the Deputy Poklonskaya has recorded a video message to Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika with a request to revoke the rental license at “Matilda” and recognize it as extremist material. The lawyer of Alexey Uchitel said in response that “Matilda” is “a good movie about love”, and no mass protests, which appeals to the ex-the Prosecutor of the Crimea, the film is not caused.
The movie “Matilda” tells about the passion of the future Emperor Nicholas II, the ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya. Poklonskaya ensure that the film is not released, because, in her opinion, it offends the memory of the king and the feelings of believers.