ROC explained why the inter-religious Council would not discuss «Matilda»

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima photomontages in the film Matilda in the cinema Luxor in TRTS Galereya NovosibirskROC explained why the inter-religious Council would not discuss «Matilda»© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

The interreligious Council of Russia (MSR) will not discuss the situation with the movie «Matilda», not to do the film Director Alexey Uchitel «free advertising», said Tuesday at a press conference in MIA «Russia today» head of sector for interreligious contacts of the Department for external Church relations (DECR), MP Dimitry Safonov.

«Our Interreligious Council of Russia in this issue is not addressed, and until we put on the agenda this issue,» — said Safonov, responding to a question about whether the MCP to initiate any religious and cultural examination of the movie «Matilda».

According to Safonov, the religious leaders believe that it is not necessary «once again to even mention this film, this Director, to give him free advertising.» «In my opinion, there are much more serious issues for discussion,» he said.

Representatives of the ROC, present at the briefing, however, added that in December this year in Moscow will be held a large conference on the state of spiritual and moral health in a society where this issue can find the discussion.

The movie «Matilda» about the fate of the ballerina Matilda Kschessinska, and fell in love with future Emperor Nicholas II. The film leaves in the Russian hire on October 26. Long before the release of the movie caused a public outcry. The Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Poklonskaya has asked the Prosecutor General to check the movie. The Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky has declared that he is revolted by deliberately escalate around picture of hysteria, despite the fact that this is a «normal film».

The interreligious Council, established in 1998, unites the spiritual leaders of the four traditional religions of Russia: Orthodoxy, Islam, Judaism and Buddhism. The Chairman of the MSD is the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill.