A love story of Nicholas II and ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya in the film by Alexei Uchitel "Matilda" may not be interpreted as an insult to the memory of the Emperor and the feelings of believers, said the representative of the Association members of the Romanov family in Russia Ivan Artsishevsky. On Wednesday, November 2, reports TASS.
"There's nothing offensive, Nicholas II became saints for martyrdom, but to show him as a man, I believe, is absolutely normal," — said Artsishevsky. He added that the relationship with the Emperor, Matilda — historical fact.
"It is absolutely normal that the art it shows, it describes the human image of Nicholas II. He was a man with weaknesses, he was really in love," — said Artsishevsky.
The representative of the Association of relatives of the Romanov stressed that the members of the Royal family in a discussion about the film will not interfere.
Earlier, on 2 November, the Director of the office of the Russian Imperial house, Alexander Zakatov called "Matilda" shoddy forgery that has nothing to do with real events. He blamed the Teacher that the Director is trying to "make money at lower emotions and instincts".
On the same day, Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee for security and combating corruption Natalia Poklonskaya sent the Prosecutor General of Russia Yuri Chaika request for verification of the movie "Matilda". According to Poklonski, she did it because it received complaints of members of the public. The Director called the accusations against his work are laughable, and noted that the Prosecutor's office has checked the materials "Matilda".
The buzz around the upcoming film raised a social movement, "king's cross" suspect authors "Matilda" in the anti-Russian and anti-religious provocations. The teacher advised disgruntled to defer the disturbance before the premiere.
The movie "Matilda" will be released March 30, 2017. The film tells about the relationship of the Russian Emperor Nicholas II and the ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya.