Russian film opens CINEfoot in Rio
Match,a film by Russian director Andrei Malyukov, will open CINEfoot in Rio de Janeiro.
CINEfoot is a special film festival focusing on football-related movies.
Match, starring Russian popular actors Sergei Bezrukov and Yelizaveta Boyarskaya, tell the story of the so-called ‘match of death’ between Soviet and German soldiers in occupied Kiev in the summer of 1942.
Then the game resulted in some Kievan footballers taken to concentration camps. A legend says that four of them were executed for having refused to lose the game.
The film is scheduled to hit the Russian screens on May 1.