Oliver stone asked to shoot a Russian-American film about space

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. American film Director Oliver stone asked to shoot a picture of a joint space mission of the United States and Russia, the press service of the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation on Wednesday.

Stone said that the science festival «Starmus» this year, he happened to see «amazing Russian film «first Time», which is dedicated to cosmonaut Alexei Leonov and the first in the history of man’s exit into space.

«I don’t know how it is possible to show this film in the United States, given the current situation, but it would be great if the film similar subjects, for example, a joint space mission of our countries, would be produced by us together,» stone said during the meeting with the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky

He also remembered a number of masterpieces of Russian cinema, including «War and peace» Sergey Bondarchuk and «Russian ark» Alexander Sokurov.

In response to the proposal to create a joint film project Medina reminded of the famous Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff, who emigrated from Russia after the revolution and half of his life in the United States.

«For the Soviet power, he was actually a criminal, but this did not prevent him to remain a patriot of his homeland. During the Second world war the collection from several concerts in the USA he sent to the red army Fund, thus making a contribution to the great victory of our people. A movie about him would be very relevant, this is a really interesting story. And part of this film, of course, could be removed with the help of the American side,» — said the Minister.