SOCHI, September 25. /TASS/. The pre-screening of film by Alexei Uchitel “Matilda” in the cinema “Luxor IMAX” in Sochi, scheduled for September 29, will be held under reinforced security measures. On the first day of sales for special screenings of all was purchased about 30 tickets, including those booked six seats in the VIP lounge, said on Monday TASS the representative of the cinema Gulnaz Khamitov .

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“In wide release the most anticipated premiere of this year – the movie “Matilda” goes only to 26 Oct, 2017, but residents of Sochi have a unique opportunity to see him one of the first. Of course, we will take all necessary security measures normal security theater will strengthen the police”, – said Khamitov.

According to the representative of the cinema, for the first day since the beginning of sales of tickets to the VIP hall for 38 seats, was bought six tickets. Another 21 ticket already purchased viewers who intend to watch the picture in the common room on 228 seats.

Sochi cinema network “Luxor IMAX” is situated in the largest resort shopping center “Sea Mall”, where there is always a lot of visitors. Spectators in Sochi will also be able to attend the premiere of the film on October 26, just two days due to 12 sessions of “Matilda”.

About the film

The film by Alexei Uchitel is dedicated to the famous ballerina of the Imperial theatres Mathilde Kschessinska (1872-1971). The role of Nicholas II was performed by German actor Lars Eidinger, the way Matilda has embodied the Polish actress Mikhalina Olshansky, mother of the Emperor, Maria Feodorovna played by Lithuanian actress Ingeborga Dapkunaite.

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The film also starred actors Yevgeny Mironov, Sergei Garmash, Danila Kozlovsky, Grigoriy Dobrygin. The film’s premiere in Russia is scheduled for October 26.

The scandal surrounding the film “Matilda” has arisen in connection with a dispute erupted earlier a film Director and state Duma Deputy Natalya Poklonskaya. The MP believes that the film offends the memory of the king and the feelings of believers, and the Director calls Poklonskaya unacceptable attempt to influence the creative process and the fate of the rolling pattern.

The management of cinema chains “Formula cinema” and “cinema Park” has previously decided not to show the film “Matilda” from-for threats of safety of spectators.