Mikhalkov: “We are ready for shooting of the film about relocation of Armenians to Karabakh"”

Tue 28 Jan 2020 15:46 GMT | 19:46 Local Time

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“We are ready to start shooting of the film about the resettlement of Armenians from Iran to Karabakh,” Nikita Mikhalkov, the director and scriptwriter of the film, Chairman of Russian Cinematographers Union told in his statement to APA’s Moscow correspondent.

He said the scenario of the film series entitled “Life and death of Griboyedov” telling about the life of the Russian diplomat and poet Alexander Griboyedov is completely ready.

“We are waiting for the stabilization of the situation in the region. It is regretful that the situation in the Middle East just does not stabilize. Therefore we don’t start the shooting yet. But all preparations have been made. We will start to shoot the film as soon as the favorable condition develops. This issue does not depend on me. I can just say that we are ready for shooting”, N. Mikhalkov stressed.

The Russian film director noted that the shooting of the film will be implemented in Azerbaijan’s Karabakh region and Iran: “The shooting of the film is planned to be implemented in the places visited by Griboyedov, namely Azerbaijan, Iran and Georgia”.


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