Cancel Dostoevsky? Russian director calls for moderation


Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov speaks during a press conference for the film "Tchaikovsky's Wife (Zhena Chaikovskogo)" at the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 19. Photo: AFP

Russian movie director Kirill Serebrennikov said recently that boycott of his country's cultural activities in reaction to the ongoing war in Ukraine were understandable, but could go too far.

Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival, Serebrennikov - the only Russian national with a film in competition - condemned Vladimir Putin's war which has sparked calls notably from Ukrainian filmmakers to ban all Russians from the event.

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