In «pioneer» cinema in Moscow began with a screening of the film «Death of Stalin»

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in Photobacterium film Stalin’s Death on the monitor in the cinema Pioner in MoscowIn «pioneer» cinema in Moscow began with a screening of the film «Death of Stalin»© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Tecnocovering the image Bank

In Moscow cinema «pioneer» began the screening of the film «Death of Stalin». This is the only cinema that has not removed the picture from his repertoire after culture she withdrew the rental license, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

The schedule includes two sessions on 25 and 26 January, all the tickets are sold out. The auditorium is designed for one person.

The audience is told RIA Novosti that he decided to go for movie before the scandal. Some of them said that he witnessed the events described in the film, so it is interesting to look at them through the lens of satirical Comedy. «I read about it and decided to buy tickets. I don’t know anything about the Director and the scandal,» said one of the spectators.

Film critic Elena Stishova stated that she was curious how the film describes a famous historical story, which, for example, formed the basis of Alexei Herman’s film «Khrustalyov, the car!»

«The noise absolutely no effect on me, although I understand that this is a PR for the film. Every ban leads to the fact that inaccessible all seem to be interesting,» she added.

As stated in the cinema, in the registry of the Ministry of culture stated that the rental license for the film continues to act, so they act in full accordance with the law. The distributor, the company «Volga», has announced that it has notified the cinemas to revoke certificates yesterday evening.

The Ministry of culture, for its part, warned the cinemas of responsibility for the screening of the film. In respect of «Pioneer» will be prosecuted on administrative violation, said the Agency.

Satirical Comedy from British Director Armando’s Iannucci was out in cinemas on 25 January, but before the premiere, she caused a wave of indignation. After watching the film a number of prominent politicians and cultural figures were asked to revoke his rental license.

In a letter to the head of the Ministry of culture emphasized that the British «libel on the history of our country», «Comedy, denigrate the memory of our citizens that defeated fascism». Also noted the poor acting, sloppy decorations and insulting attitude towards the flag and anthem. In addition, the information can be regarded as extremist and dehumanizing.

According to the authors of the letter, the release of the film on the eve of celebration of the 75th anniversary of the battle of Stalingrad was an insult to all «who died there and <…> who are still alive».

The letter in particular, signed by the Chairman of the public Council under the Ministry of culture Yury Polyakov, Elena Drapeko deputies, Leonid Slutsky and Vladimir Bortko, film Director Nikita Mikhalkov and producer Igor Ugolnikov.

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