In Moscow «Pioneer» sold all the tickets to the movie «Death of Stalin»

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in photomacrography movie poster Stalin’s Death. Archival photoIn Moscow «Pioneer» sold all the tickets to the movie «Death of Stalin»© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

Eleven sessions of the film «Death of Stalin», which the Ministry of culture removed from the rental scheduled in the cinema «pioneer» from 26 January to 3 February, all the tickets are sold out, told RIA Novosti on Friday in the cinema box office.

The Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation revoked the rental license for the movie «Death of Stalin» on Tuesday, the picture was supposed to come out January 25. After that, all the theaters removed the film from the schedule, but in the «Pioneer» he was shown on Thursday. As stated by RIA Novosti in the cinema, in the registry of the Ministry of culture stated that the rental license for the movie continues to operate. In turn, the Ministry of culture warned the cinemas of responsibility for the screening of the film «Death of Stalin», can be prosecuted on administrative violation.

«The film «Death of Stalin» will go until 3 February, all the tickets sold,» said the cashier.

According to information on the site of the cinema, the film will go from 26 to 30 January and 3 February.

In Russia, the film has caused a wave of indignation. After watching a number of prominent politicians and cultural figures were asked to revoke the rental license of the picture.

In their letter to the head of the Ministry of culture emphasized that the British «libel on the history of our country», «a»Comedy» denigrating the memory of our citizens that defeated fascism…». Also noted the poor acting, sloppy decorations and insulting attitude towards the flag and the national 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 else was left 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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