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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Putin proposed to name the film is about the lake along with DiCaprio

The head of the company “Luxor” and production center “New time” Igor Dobrovolsky has announced a large-scale project of a film about the largest freshwater lake in the world — lake Baikal. To work on the painting had already agreed Oscar-winning Hollywood actor with Russian roots: Leonardo DiCaprio. It is not excluded that the company will make him and the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.

photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

The painting project Dobralskiy presented to the Ministry of culture of Russia. The film, called “Baikal — the heart of the world” will be shot in 3D format, and work will be filmmakers from China, France and the United States, including has already cooperated with the famous Director James Cameron.

The project budget is 70 million rubles, ten percent of this amount had requested the Ministry of culture. In turn private investors have allocated for the production of 33 million rubles.

As noted PeofCinema, the tape can be repaid on the territory of Russia, having collected 85 million rubles.

The Director of the project was Svetlana Rodina-Zarska. Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who is an active environmental activist, has already agreed to voice the English version of the painting.

Dobrovolsky noted that they offered to name the Russian version to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. And although the response from the Kremlin has not yet arrived, the filmmakers expressed a hope that the President will give his consent.

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