The lawyer of Russian Director Alexey Uchitel, Konstantin Dobrynin appealed to the head of the Federal security service of Russia Alexander Bortnikov about the film «Matilda». Reports about it «gazety», which is the text of the letter.
Dobrynin said that he had to apply to the FSB for «unprecedented spaces and the escalation of extremism,» the organization of the «Christian state Holy Russia.» He said that the organization’s representatives hold provocative activities, choosing for this formal reason the show «Matilda».
Dobrynin also asked to check the Deputy of the state Duma of the Russian Federation Natalia Polonskaya for possible involvement in described in the letter of illegal activities.
In November 2016 and January 2017 Poklonskaya complained about the film Teachers «Matilda» to the Prosecutor General. In the official expert report, which provided Poklonskaya, the authors of «Matilda» accuse the main character, Nicholas II, chose to «objectively beautiful» Empress Alexandra Romanova «causing disgust» ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya.
The Prosecutor’s office had examined the trailer, but no violations found.
In early February, the head of the organization «Christian state Holy Russia» Alexander Kalinin said that the activists will seek the abolition of the film.
15 June 2017 during a straight line President Vladimir Putin said he did not want to argue with the Director of the Teacher and of the Deputy Poklonskaya about the film «Matilda».
June 21, Poklonskaya said that the members who saw the film by Alexei Uchitel «Matilda» at the private shows, excommunicated from Holy communion in Orthodox churches and monasteries for six months.
The authorities of Chechnya and Dagestan, appealed to the Ministry of culture to ban the screening of the film in these regions, but the Department stated that you can’t make such an exception.
On August 10 the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation issued a rental license the film «Matilda», assigning it a category 16+.
On August 21 it became known that the official screening of the movie «Matilda», which was to be held at the Mariinsky theatre in St. Petersburg on 6 October, was moved to October 23.
5 Sep Poklonskaya said she has the documents of «dubious schemes» funding «Matilda»,
Lawyer Teacher wrote a letter to the head of the FSB 07.09.2017