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Culture news, 29.07.2003 12:19

Italian producer shoots a film of the Leningrad’s Blockade

The famous Italian film director Jouzeppe Tornatore gathers for his new project moviemakers of Russia, USA, Italy and of other European countries.

Tornatore starts shooting of a serial film “Leningrad” to narrate of the city’s tragic and heroic days during the long fascist blockade’s months. This film is to be dedicated to the city’s 300-th anniversary. A lot of leading world movies actors, including incomparable Nicole Kidman, were invited to take part in the film’s shooting.

According to Jan-Paulo Letta , a vice-president of the International Company “Meduse-film”, his firm is to finance the film’s work and to fulfil its distribution also. Letta and Tornatore departed Thuesday in New-York for negotiations with Nicole Kidman.

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