The lawyer of film Director Alexey Uchitel, Konstantin Dobrynin sent to the Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Polonskaya caution, in which he threatened that it may seek termination of its Deputy powers in connection with the situation around the upcoming release of the film “Matilda”.
Earlier, representatives of the public movement “the Royal cross” called “Matilda” “anti-Russian and anti-religious provocation” and the Deputy of the state Duma of Russia has asked the Prosecutor General to check the picture. According to her, experts and scholars made a comprehensive examination of the materials of the film, which showed that “Matilda” image doesn’t match the image of the Russian Orthodox Church canonized the Emperor Nicholas II. Director Teacher repeatedly stated that he was surprised about the hype around his film, which still no one even saw.
“We inform you that the possible consequences for officials if these actions are not stopped, can include disciplinary, administrative, civil or criminal penalties, including removal from office” , — the document says.
“Publicly made official the intention to commit illegal actions that may infringe on the rights and freedoms of citizens, collective enterprises, creative enterprises and so on, which can be used to justify infringement on the existing constitutional order and territorial integrity of the Russian state, the incitement of hatred or enmity, and also on humiliation of dignity of a person or group of persons on grounds of sex, race, nationality, language, origin, attitude to religion, and likewise affiliation to any social group, as well as giving orders to subordinate employees, for example, the assistant Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, on the preparation of the project of parliamentary inquiry, which is obviously contrary to the laws, the actuation of which can lead to negative consequences, are preparing illegal actions” , — said the lawyer.
In this connection, Dobrynin warned Poklonsky from continuing such action. According to him, if you continue, it reserves the right, taking advantage of the equality of all before the court the ” deprivation of parliamentary immunity and criminal liability.”