The first channel acquired the rights to the film



Russian First channel has acquired the American company cable television Showtime the rights to broadcast in the Russian film Director Oliver stone The Putin Interviews (“Interview with Putin”). About it the correspondent of TASS said the representative of the corporate communications Department at Showtime Kate Lee.

“I can confirm that the First channel has acquired the Oliver stone movie The Putin Interviews for broadcast in Russia,” she said.

At the US premiere will take place on 12 June

For American audiences the film “Interview with Putin” will be broadcast on Showtime from June 12. As reported earlier, representatives of this channel, Oliver stone and working with him for many years, the producer Fernando Sulichin for two years took more than a dozen interviews the President of Russia, the last time in February of this year, with “no subject was forbidden.”

In an interview with the President of Russia expressed his assessment of the current state of Russian-American relations, raised the issue of alleged Russian intervention in the election campaign in the United States, has assessed the actions of NATO in Europe, touched upon the issues regarding Syria and Ukraine, highlighted their relations with presidents Bush, Obama and trump answered the question about the Snowden case. In addition, he answered questions about domestic policy, in particular on the way to the post of the President of Russia and about the timing of tenure.

The culmination of your career

“Interview with Putin” is a four-hour bright is the culmination of my strange life the American filmmaker,” said stone material posted in Facebook.

Stone is the Director of such films as “wall Street: Money never sleeps” (Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, 2010), “the twin Towers” (World Trade Center, 2006), “John F. Kennedy: Shots in Dallas” (JFK, 1991), “Platoon” (Platoon, 1986). Three times he received awards of the American Academy of motion picture arts “Oscar”, was also awarded prizes of the Berlin and Venetian film festivals.

In 2016, the stone released a documentary film “Ukraine in flames” about events in that country that occurred in 2014. He acted as the producer of the film and got him an interview at Putin and the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych.