Russian cinema goers have an opportunity to watch sparkling gay comedy "I love you, Philip Morris" three days earlier than its world premiere.
It is a significant event - on the eve of the Saint Valentine's day the audience at last has got a chance to enjoy the comedy that was staged almost a year ago. Cinema's "Big Bosses" went wrong in their opinion that the comedy would not reach the audience and would put an end to career of two vivid Hollywood actors - Ewan McGregor and Jim Carrey, who played "innamorati appassionati".
In Russia the movie is on the screens of 53 cities and goes on in more than 100 cinema theatres nationwide.
"I love you, Philip Morris" is a movie based on real events that tells the love story of a Texas state prisoner who falls in love with his cell-mate. Soon one of them is released and the other continues to stay behind the bars and vainly tries to escape and to find his boyfriend...This cell-mate gay love story aroused a lot of discussions and its real prototype was Steven Russell sentenced for 144 years in prison.
The first applauses the picture got a year ago in Sun dance movie festival turned into censors' accusations in "excessive naturalism" and still cinema goers do not know the truth about which cadres were cut out - how many same-sex kisses and hugs and was the slow pair dance in the cell performed in a liberate way of "Show girls" left in...
Translated by Yerdna Bananes