Russian actor Sergey Bezrukov during the “direct line” has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin a question on the situation around the movie “Matilda” and searches from Director Kirill Serebrennikov. The broadcast of the event held the “First channel”.
Bezrukov asked the President, “who needs an attack on creative freedom”. “We have a lot of people with different views. In respect of the Royal family had a lot of movies. In my opinion, are much more stringent than what was done by the Teacher. I respect him as person tuned very Patriotic and doing talented things. I don’t want to join his dispute with the Deputy Polonskaya. She appeals to various authorities, but there are no restrictions now, no,” he said.
In the second part of the question and the pieces of Silver, Putin has not responded.
In the past year, representatives of the public movement “the Royal cross” Polonskaya appealed to with a request to check the film Director Alexey Uchitel for the film “Matilda”. This picture they called “anti-Russian and anti-religious provocation”.
Later, Poklonskaya said that the film is “anti-historical fake” and aimed at “discrediting” of Tsar Nicholas II and his family. Poklonskaya sent to the Russian Prosecutor General Yury Chaika a request for verification of the picture. The Teacher called all the claims “stupidity and insanity”.
In may it became known that the police at the request of Poklonskaya began a tax audit of film Teachers “Rock” in Saint-Petersburg.
The movie “Matilda” tells about the relationship of the heir to the throne, the future Emperor Nicholas II and ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya in the background of events of national history.