This autumn in Mordovia will start shooting the Comedy «Brother of convenience» Director Tom Mine with the participation of French actors Gerard Depardieu and Pierre Richard. This was reported on the portal of the Gosfilmofond of the Russian Federation.
Joint Russian-French film tells the story of two men traveling through the Russian provinces. Work on the painting I started two years ago.
Producer Arno Grille noted that the film wants to show the beauty of the Russian regions and not the capitals that are often shown in films. One of the main «heroes» of the film will be of Mordovia, to the leadership which has turned the French. According to Grille, the Republic with warmth embraced the idea of the shoot.
The film producer also said that Gerard Depardieu fulfill his dream and re-visit in Mordovia before filming began. The actor will visit Saransk on August 27, the Day of Russian cinema. This day will open a Cultural center which will bear the name Depardieu.