Medina asks the FAS to pay attention to the movie “Fifty shades of freedom»
The Minister of culture of Russia Vladimir Medinsky concerned that the movie “Fifty shades freed” took 70% of film distribution in Russia.
During a meeting at the Studio “Soyuzmultfilm” he urged Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) and Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets to pay attention to it.
I don’t know what social problems are solved this, of course, a masterpiece of world cinema, but 70% of sessions in our cinema, of course, is the invisible hand of the market.Mr Mediscience of culture of Russia
According to Mr. Medina, the movie has led to a “collapse” of several Russian “great movies” released. The Minister noted that in many countries the domestic film industry is protected by the antitrust laws, but the culture is “not found understanding with FAS”.
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In January, a few Russian filmmakers wrote a letter to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, which “strongly supported” the position of the Ministry and personally Vladimir Medinsky “to protect the interests of the national cinema”.