Bortko Poklonsky asked to leave the master alone
The first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on culture Vladimir Bortko admitted to reporters that he tried to influence a colleague Natalia Polonskaya in the question of its position in relation to the film Director Alexey Uchitel. But was unable to convince even in private conversation, and as reported in an interview with National news service.
“When she was just one turned to the Director of the film, I personally talked to her. I said “What are you doing? It is nonsense, nonsense!”. How can you talk about the movie when it is not done yet. Moreover, even if it is made, the artist has a right to their opinion on any historical event, if it is not contrary to the criminal code. And here there is no question. As for this girl [Poklonskaya] that perceives [art] — Yes, she is… I talked to her, but she did not heed,” said Bortko.
Alexey Uchitel has asked for support in the state Duma with a request to protect from attacks by Polonskaya, which continues to ban his new film “Matilda”.
The dissatisfaction of Natalia Polonskaya painting by Alexei Uchitel “Matilda” was connected with the plot of the film. According to the MP, the image of the relationship of the last Russian monarch Nicholas II who was posthumously canonized and ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya offends the feelings of believers. None of the checks initiated by Polonskaya, found the film materials of the violations of the law. The last time the Deputy sent a request for verification of financial accounts Director of film Studio “Rock films”, which is also nothing illegal was found.