Russian Orthodox Church: New Feature Film on His Holiness
- 2005.01.28 Russian Orthodox Church: New Feature Film on His Holiness
Patriarch Alexy II Has Been Released
Russian Orthodox Church
New Feature Film on His Holiness Patriarch Alexy II Has Been Released on
the Eve of the New Year and Christmas Celebrations
One of the most significant events of public, state and church life in 2004
was the celebration of the 75th Anniversary of His Holiness Patriarch Alexy
II of Moscow and All Russia.
To this date a feature film 'The Beginning of the Way' was shot. The
literary script for the film was written on the basis of recollections of
early years of the present Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church. During
anniversary celebrations a copy of the film was gifted to His Holiness.
On the eve of the New Year and Christmas celebrations the Russian
distribution company 'Twister Digital Video' produced the film on DVD.
The film was shot by the joint-stock company 'NTV-Kino' with the blessing
of the Moscow Patriarchate. The shooting of the film was supported by the
'Blagovest' Charity Foundation of the Tashkent and Central Asian Diocese of
the Russian Orthodox Church.
The producer of the film - Igor Akhmedov, the script writer - Father Ioann
Okhlobystin, the assistant producer - Andrei Cherniayev. Leading parts are
played by Evgeny Radchenko, Mikhail Efremov and Oleg Fomin.
You can find more information on the film on the site of the distributing