The great-grandson of Stalin reacted to the “Death of Stalin”
The great-grandson of General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Joseph Stalin, Georgian artist Jacob Dzhugashvili, called “bad people” the authors of the film “Death of Stalin”, condemning them for the fact that they took on this subject Comedy. He stated the radio station “Moscow Says”.
According to the artist, British painting, he was not looking, but have already made conclusions about its creators.
“Well, what to criticize some of the bad people? How can you considered a humanoid creature, for whom death is a laughing matter? It is already inhuman,” said Dzhugashvili.
In addition, he linked the appearance of this film with the spiritual decline and failure of justice.
“We are now live for eat and relax. And this is the reason that now is the Comedy “Death of Stalin”. We helped to create this film,” said the artist.
In Russia, the film has caused a wave of indignation. After watching a number of prominent politicians and cultural figures were asked to revoke the rental license of the picture.
In their letter to the head of the Ministry of culture Vladimir Medinsky stressed that the British “libel on the history of our country”, “Comedy”, denigrate the memory of our citizens that defeated fascism…”. Also noted the poor acting, sloppy decorations and insulting attitude towards the flag and the national anthem. In addition, the information can be regarded as extremist and dehumanizing.
According to the authors of the letter, the release of the film on the eve of celebration of the 75th anniversary of the battle of Stalingrad was an insult to all “who died there and… who else was left alive”.
The letter in particular, signed by the Chairman of the public Council under the Ministry of culture Yuri Polyakov, deputies of the state Duma Elena Drapeko, Leonid Slutsky and Vladimir Bortko, film Director Nikita Mikhalkov and producer Igor Ugolnikov.
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