Producer Ilya Stewart made an official statement.
Kirill Serebrennikov on the set of the film “Summer”
Photo: personal archive
The shooting of the film by Kirill Serebrennikov “Summer” on
Viktor Tsoi will be frozen, the picture may not be withdrawn without the participation of
Director. This is stated in the official statement of the producer of the film Ilya
Stewart released today.
“The process of shooting the film, Leto will be frozen immediately after the shooting, technical
scenes and scenes that the actors and the band managed to rehearse with
Director and according to his notes,” — said the producer.
“Kirill Serebrennikov — our Director and our dear friend, the film can’t be shot
without his participation, — said Stewart. This is the position of the crew and all
thanked all the friends and colleagues “for the incredible support” these days. “Clearly
please do not spread questionable and false information about the film and
the shooting process, — said Stewart. We believe that film is sure to be shot. All of our
thoughts with Kirill Semenovich”. The shooting of the film began on 27 July this year, as
earlier it was reported, she completed two-thirds.
The Painting “Summer”
tells about the early stage of group “Cinema”. The script for the upcoming film
wrote Lily and Michael Idowu. The tape affects the period of the late 70’s-early
80-x, when 18-year-old Viktor Tsoi recorded his first album, the song “once
you were a beatnik”, “Aluminum cucumbers”, “the eighth grader”. Roughly
the picture was supposed to come out in 2018.