The representative of the Russian Orthodox Church accused the Director of vulgarity
Film Director Alexei Uchitel, whose film "Matilda" the scandalously famous even before its release on the screens showed pre-editing of the film's first viewers. Among them was Metropolitan Hilarion.
The representative of the ROC, the film absolutely do not like what he said to the Director immediately after the screening, and later in a television interview. Alexei Uchitel were quick to comment criticism.
In an open letter to Alexei Yefimovich thanked Metropolitan Hilarion for the fact that he was able to find time to view the paintings and for the honesty and straightforwardness of their assessment. The Director admitted that he was previously familiar with the Lord, and always respected him. And continues to respect.
However, the Teacher was surprised that the Metropolitan accused him of vulgarity. "Frankly, I was accused of vulgarity for the first time," said the filmmaker. However, he admitted that this point of view is the place to be. In contrast to censorship. And someone's opinion, which can prevent to see the movie all the rest of the audience. There's no place for threats of mass riots and unrest, which, in the opinion of Metropolitan Hilarion, may occur. But at the same time the Director expressed the hope that the Lord, being the clever person, should understand this.the film, Mathilde Kschessinska, Alexey Uchitel, Metropolitan Hilarion