23 March 2012, 14:21

Russian film opens CINEfoot in Rio

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.

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.

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