"The filming will take place in Syria to make the story as realistic as possible. The Syrian side has guaranteed our security. We plan to start filming this fall, and I hope it will be released in 2019," Sigle said.
The producer told reporters they had more than a million euros in funds and hoped to raise more. French, Italian and Macedonian companies are participating in the project.
An agreement on the movie's production was signed earlier in the day by Russia’s film distributor Proline Media and Syria’s Shaghaf in the presence of Russian Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky.
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