Alexei Uchitel told about “historic” meeting with the Deputy of the State Duma Natalia Polonskaya. The words of the Director of the film “Matilda” reports RIA Novosti.
“I had a historic meeting with Poklonskaya, three-minute, when I asked what movies she had seen in years, and she said that she doesn’t have time to watch movies,” said the Teacher.
Teacher Polonskaya was invited to the festival of Russian cinema “Will to live” where the Director will head the jury of the festival. The festival will be held in Moscow from 27 August to 9 September.
In the movie “Matilda” it is about the relationship of Nicholas II and the ballerina Mathilde Kshesinskaia. Natalia Poklonskaya has repeatedly opposed the screening of the picture. The MP called the film “ahistorical fake.” Poklonskaya said that the film-makers have set a goal to “discredit the last Russian Emperor”. The MP appealed to various authorities with requests to verify the content of the film.
In addition, in may 2017 at the request of the MP in the Studio “Rock” in St. Petersburg, engaged in the production of the film, after a tax audit. Director Alexei Uchitel has called the actions of the Deputy “stupidity and insanity”. The premiere will take place on October 23 at the Mariinsky theatre in St. Petersburg. In cinemas the movie will be released on October 25.