“Matilda” 2017: what’s the movie about, why is banned in Russia

The movie “Matilda” made a lot of noise in the information space of a few months before its release. At the moment, many people who did not fully understand the situation with the scandal surrounding this painting, ask questions about, about this film and why it is forbidden to display in Russia?

Latest news indicate that two Krasnoyarsk theater will show the controversial film by Alexei Uchitel “Matilda”, the other has not yet made a decision. But they refuse to talk to reporters because of security reasons. We talked with Krasnoyarsk clergy, Alexei Uchitel and Stanislav Govorukhin and find out what can cause an explosive situation.

Meanwhile, the Director became controversial even before the official release of the film “Matilda” by Alexei Uchitel personally visited all the 4 cinema halls in the shopping center “Cheremushki”, where today, September 11, is preprimary screening of the acclaimed film. The author thanked all who came to the viewing, urged to leave feedback on the website and noted that this is not the final version and “Matilda” will still be improved.

Released to the audience, along with a representative of the company “karoprokat” Alexei Ryazantsev, which deals with the release of the film, Alcasa Teacher called Stroiteley to write a review about the movie, even if he doesn’t like it. He also said that the words that the picture offends someone, “lies”.

Recall that the scandal surrounding the film arose from a dispute erupted earlier directed by Alexei Uchitel and state Duma Deputy Natalia Polonskaya and continues for several months.

Poklonskaya ensure that the film is not released, because, in her opinion, it offends the memory of the king and the feelings of believers. “Tsar Nikolai is a Saint, a Martyr, canonized by the Church for sainthood,” said Poklonski. For his purposes, she was sent to the state office of public Prosecutor Deputy inquiry with a negative conclusion of the expertise of the movie “Matilda”. In turn, the Teacher calls inadmissible the attempts of the MP to influence the creative process and the rolling destiny of a film. However, on 10 August the Department of cinematography of the Ministry of culture of Russia issued tape rental license.

From the description and trailer it is clear that we will focus on the romantic relationships of the last Emperor Nicholas II and the ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya. It is known that the drama got a rental license from the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation, therefore, can be shown in cinemas.

The first pre-premiere screening of “Matilda” took place this Monday, September 11, in Vladivostok. As reported in the post of a network of cinemas “Illusion” in social networks, the Director personally brought the only copy of the film to show and took away with him.