14.04.2024

Celebrated Russian Director to Make Eduard Limonov Biopic

Russian film and also theater supervisor Kirill Serebrennikov is working with an Eduard Limonov biopic with BAFTA winner Ben Whishaw starring as Limonov, Variety magazine reported.

The movie, entitled “Limonov, The Ballad of Eddie” tells the tale of the Russian author and also political lobbyist over the decades. It is based on the very popular unique “Limonov” by French author Emmanuel Carere.

Eduard Limonov became famous and also rocked Russian literary conventions with his 1979 novel “It’s Me, Eddie,” an outrageous medicine- and also sex-filled tale of emigration to New York. He went back to Russia in 1991 and also started a just as opprobrious conservative political profession that consisted of being a founder of the National Bolshevik Party with Alexander Dugin. He died in 2020 from cancer.

A huge component of the shooting occurred in Russia. Due to the Russian intrusion in Ukraine, the rest of the filming will take place in Europe.

The film with a spending plan of greater than $10 million, is anticipated to be released in the springtime of 2023, but there will certainly be a preview at the upcoming Cannes Festical.

This March, Cannes nominee Serebrennikov left Russia for France after his scams sentence was rescinded by the Moscow Khamovnichesky court. Serebrennikov had invested 3 years under residence apprehension.

His arrest was commonly criticized in the media, as many thought the larceny instance was produced.

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