Moscow, June 29, 2016, 10:18 – REGNUM The film “The Monk and the devil,” directed by Nikolai Dostal will be released on September 8, 2016, said at a press conference, producer of films Igor Tolstunov.
According to Igor Tolstunov, the filmmakers realize that, that the picture is not entertainment, so do not hope for a big box office. According to their preliminary estimates, the best results can be equal to the fees dues film by Pavel Lungin “Island”, brought together in 2006 to 80 million rubles.
The film is built around the struggle of monastic novice Ivan S. with a demon named Legion, tempting him. According to the director of the film, the plot has not caused serious remarks from representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church
«Monk and the devil.” – The only Russian film, which is a party to the main competition of the 38th Moscow Film Festival. Besides him, participate in the competition of 12 films. The jury is headed by last year’s winner of the Moscow festival, Bulgarian film director Ivaylo Hristov.
38th Moscow International Film Festival held in Moscow from 23 to 30 June 2016.
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