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Comments: Films about war lead to financial losses

In the light of the coming 60th Anniversary of Victory, Russian filmmakers desperately need funds for many unprofitable projects, while the most expensive director Nikita Mikhalkov avoids meeting with President Putin.Russian cinematographic circles all discuss two burning topics concerned with the last meeting between the President Putin and Mosfilm representatives. One topic is the absence of Nikita Mikhalkov. Another is whether the government will provide adequate financial support for the military and patriotic films being created for the 60th Anniversary of Victory.

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