© RIA Novosti / Sergey Imaginerit in photomontaging Sokurov. Archival photo© RIA Novosti / Sergey Arbohydrate the image Bank
Today censorship in the film is that the Director may not receive money from the state if there are doubts about the reliability of design of the future film, with many themes be banned, said Director Alexander Sokurov in an interview with RIA Novosti.
Sokurov arrived in Murmansk oblast for participation in the festival «the Northern Character: Green Screen». In the North of the Kola Peninsula and in Norway, he showed his 2007 film «Alexander» and met with the audience.
According to Sokurov, censorship in movies today. «It is reflected in the fact that you’re not getting support from the state if the state has doubts about the trustworthiness of the idea of your future film. This is detected at the level of the scenario reading. Will not give off an ironic, satirical movie, the satirical politics, about how young people relate to the state of erotic cinema», — said the Director.
However, he noted, this does not mean that such films can not be removed – you have to look for funds on the side. «However, if you take it off, you can not obtain the authorization identity, such a lot,» added he.
Earlier, the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky said at a meeting with students of state Institute of Cinematography, Ministry of culture that there is no «undesired» list of Directors or list of taboo subjects for films that claim to state support.
Alexander Sokurov — the people’s artist of Russia, three times laureate of the State prize of Russia, winner of many international awards, winner of international awards. The European film Academy, adopted the 100th anniversary of cinema, Alexander Sokurov included among the hundred best Directors in the world.
Among the works of Director such films as «Mournful loss of consciousness», «Days of Eclipse», «Save and protect», «Moloch», «Taurus», «Sun», «Faust» and triumphantly held around the world the film «Russian ark». In his films starring Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Alla Osipenko, Mikhail Piotrovsky, Galina Vishnevskaya, Mstislav Rostropovich.