Cinemas accused the Ministry of culture of sabotage
The Ministry of culture of Russia causes economic damage to cinemas and distributors, changing the date of the Premier of the films. This was announced by the Association of theatre owners, a statement received in edition”.ru”.
Members of the Association complained, in particular, that the Ministry of culture decided to postpone the release of the film “the adventures of Paddington 2” at the beginning of February. Notice, according to the authors of the letter, came on 17 January, on the eve of the Russian premiere. On the same date from January 25 was postponed the release of the film “the maze Runner: the death cure”.
“Association of theatre owners said the decision is an unacceptable fact of gross direct intervention of representatives of the Ministry of culture of Russia in the economic activities of cinemas”, — said in a statement. The authors lamented the fact that “the adventures of Paddington 2” was pre-sold tickets for the sum more than 750 thousand rubles, and now has to get her back to the audience.