Banned in Russia the film was nominated for the European “Oscar”


Frame: “Death of Stalin”

The “Death of Stalin” British Director Armando’s Iannucci nominated for the European film Academy in the category “Best European Comedy”. Reported by Deutsche Welle on Tuesday, October 23.

European Film Award is considered the European equivalent of the American “Oscar”. The ceremony for the 31st time will be held on 15 December in Seville.

For the title of best Comedy will also compete French film “Holiday planner” Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakash and Portuguese “Diamantino” Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt.

In Russia, rolling certificate “Stalin’s Death” was withdrawn in January 2018. It happened after watching a political satire by the expert Council of state Duma deputies, members of the Public Council under the Ministry of culture. Despite the ban, several screenings took place in cinema “pioneer”, which after were fined a total amount of 280 thousand rubles.

“Many people of the older generation, and not only perceive it as insulting mockery of the Soviet past of the country that defeated fascism, the Soviet army and of ordinary people — and that the contrary, even the victims of Stalinism” — spoke about the picture of the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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