Ardan admitted that there is a risk, introducing «Sofa Stalin’s» Russians

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobackpack actress Fanny Ardant. Archive photoArdan admitted that there is a risk, introducing «Sofa Stalin’s» Russians© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Tecnocovering the image Bank

French actress and Director Fanny Ardant admitted in an interview with RIA Novosti that took a risk by presenting his film «the Sofa of Stalin» the Russian public.

Ardan came to Moscow to present his film «the Sofa of Stalin» that is based on the novel by Jean-Daniel Balcassa. The main role in the film was played by Gerard Depardieu.

«As I said before the movie, I knew I was taking a risk introducing this film to the Russian audience. But even the comments, even the rejection, the criticism is interesting to me,» said Ardan.

According to her, she is aware that the Russian view on the events of that era differ from the French. «I said that I would like to put the final point — now that I showed it to the Russian audience, my film is finished», she said.

Ardan explained that in the book she was attracted by the fact that it was like a theatrical script. At the same time it was necessary to find a strong role for Depardieu. «I was looking for a strong role for Gerard, and then I said, this is it,» — said the Agency interlocutor, adding that he understood that the actor could refuse her.

The full text of the interview is available on the website at 13.00 GMT.