Alexander Petrov and Irina Starshenbaum will star in a military film «T-34»

© RIA Novosti / Igor Russkiye in fotobanka T-34. Archival photoAlexander Petrov and Irina Starshenbaum will star in a military film «T-34»© RIA Novosti / Igor Russkiyi the image Bank

Artists Aleksandr Petrov and Irina Starshenbaum will star in a military film «T-34» about the escape of Soviet tankers from a German concentration camp and his return to the Soviet Union, told reporters on Tuesday, the producer Ruben Dishdishyan.

«This large-scale painting about the heroism of Soviet tankmen, who escapes from German captivity, concentration camps, in the direction of the Soviet border on the tank, gathering the crew, and about the confrontation of our tanker German ACS. The story is based on real events. The main role performed by Alexander Petrov, and the female main role — Irina Starshenbaum» said Dishdishyan.

According to him, currently are filming. They were in the suburbs, as the film begins during a battle of Moscow, and also in the Czech Republic. «We were given permission to film in a real concentration camp, and now we spend there shooting,» said the producer.

Dishdishyan said that the movie will be released in Russia in the autumn of 2018. The film’s budget is 550 million rubles, while the cinema Fund allocated to the picture 60 million rubles, but the producer expects that it will allocate the additional 140 million rubles.

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