A film about Tsoy continued without Serebrennikov

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty in fotobounce on Peter the Great bridge and Smolny Cathedral during the white nights in Saint-Petersburg. Archival photoA film about Tsoy continued without Serebrennikov© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty the image Bank

In the night of Saturday in St. Petersburg, began shooting the film by Kirill Serebrennikov «Summer» of the early period of creativity of Victor Tsoy, told RIA Novosti. Currently, the Director is a criminal case of theft.

The intersection of 8th Sovetskaya, Novgorod and Staraya Russa in the center of St. Petersburg have closed at about midnight. After two hours on the set brought a trolley and several cars of the Soviet era.

The crew refused to talk to journalists, citing the need to preserve trade secrets.

Earlier, the film’s producer Ilya Stewart stated that the process will freeze right after the shoot, technical scenes and scenes that managed to rehearse with Serebrennikov and his notes.

«Kirill Serebrennikov — our Director and our dear friend, the film cannot be shot without his involvement. This is the position of the crew and all our partners», — says the official statement of the producer. He is also confident in the fact that the picture wraps.

The shooting was to end on August 31. With the participation of the Director managed to capture two-thirds of the picture.

Artistic Director of «Gogol-center» was accused of stealing at least 68 million rubles allocated in 2011-2014 for the project «Platform». According to the investigation, pieces of silver for the promotion of contemporary art created an independent organization, «the Seventh Studio», where staff have developed action plans with «deliberately inflated information about their number and cost».

Now under arrest are former Director of the «Gogol-center» Alexei Malopolska, the former accountant of the «Seventh Studio» Nina Maslyaeva. The court placed the government under house arrest and allowed the Director to visit the theater, but only with the permission of the investigator.