Special screenings of the film «Matilda» in Sochi passed without incident

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima photomontages in the movie Matilda at the theatre. Archival photoSpecial screenings of the film «Matilda» in Sochi passed without incident© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

Special film screening by Alexei Uchitel «Matilda», which was held in Sochi from September 29, passed without incident, the whole picture looked 445 persons, said after the premiere representatives of the network of cinemas «Luxor IMAX».

Special film screening by Alexei Uchitel «Matilda» was held in Sochi for a month before the official premiere on September 29. To strengthen security measures in the shopping center, where is located the cinema, were involved law enforcement officers and dog handlers, also enhanced screening of visitors at the entrance to the auditorium, told RIA Novosti in the press service of the cinema «Luxor IMAX».

«We have attracted law enforcement officers, cynologists with dogs, put extra security theater», — said the representatives of the cinema complex.

However, one of opponents of the film still managed to break in the foyer before and to develop the poster with the requirement to prohibit the showing. In the hall a woman was not allowed by the police, politely asking to leave.

The opinion of the audience

The sale of tickets for special screenings started a week before the premiere. According to estimates by representatives of the cinema complex, just that day the film looked 445 spectators in three halls with a total of 494 seats. Some of the spectators were planning a trip to «Matilda».

«I came to Sochi from Adler, so much that today to get into the movie. Going in advance, I really want to see this movie,» — said before the premiere spectator Irina.

In wide release, the movie will be released on 26 October, so all members of the press were asked to sign a paper to disclose the plot of the film. Take pictures and shoot video in the halls was also forbidden. As told representatives of the «Luxor», during the screening, no excesses were recorded. By the way, the final credits the audience accompanied by applause.

«These films about Russia, about our history is very important. I liked it. Would love to see it again. And the hype around the tape, in my opinion, it’s more of a publicity stunt. Do not see it as problem to discuss,» — told RIA Novosti after watching one of the spectators, presented Catherine.

Coming out to rent «Matilda» is a modern film about the relationship between the future Emperor Nicholas II and the ballerina Matilda Kschessinska in the background of events of national history. Starring German actor Lars Eidinger, Polish actress Mikhalina Olshansky, Lithuanian actress Ingeborga Dapkunaite and Russian actor Danila Kozlovsky, Yevgeny Mironov, Sergei Garmash, Grigoriy Dobrygin and others.

In August, the Ministry of culture gave a picture of the distribution certificate with a rating of 16+. 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 «ordinary film».