Putin: no one is trying to ban the movie «Matilda»

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in fotobelka Master and Sergei Bezrukov in the main Studio of the Moscow Gostiny Dvor during the annual special program Direct line with Vladimir Putin. 15 June 2017Putin: no one is trying to ban the movie «Matilda»© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the film «Matilda» nobody is trying to ban the head of state noted that he would not want to join in the unfolding of the film dispute between the state Duma Deputy Natalya Poklonskaya and Director Alexei Uchitel.

«Sir — we know him personally. I respect him as a person and patriotically-minded, as far as I know his views, and the person doing talented things. I would not want to join his dispute with the Deputy of the State Duma Polonskaya. She also has a right to their point of view,» — said Putin during a «straight line», answering the question of the actor Sergey Bezrukov about the attempts to ban the film «Matilda».

«You said you’re trying to stop. No one is trying to ban. She (Polonskaya — ed.) is the position it tries the position to defend, appeals to various authorities, but no decision of any forbidden about it, as you know, no,» he said.

The movie «Matilda» about the fate of the ballerina Matilda Kschessinska, and fell in love with the crown Prince, the future Emperor Nicholas II. Starring Mikhalina Olshansky from Poland, Nicholas II — German actor Lars Eidinger.

Earlier media reported that representatives of the public movement «the Royal cross» called the film «Matilda» «anti-Russian and anti-religious provocation in the field of culture». The Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Poklonskaya at their request sent a request to Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika asking to check the picture. Later, Poklonskaya said that he had received the answer of the experts on the movie «Matilda» and sent them a negative rating to the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation. Poklonskaya told that at her request, experts and scholars made a comprehensive examination of the materials of the film, exploring all the available trailers and the full text of the script, which was submitted by the authors in the Ministry of culture to receive government funding. According to the Deputy, the Commission concludes that «Matilda» image doesn’t match the image of the Russian Orthodox Church canonized the Emperor Nicholas II.

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