On the shooting of the series Sergey Ursulyak Ministry of Culture has allocated 78 mln., reported the press service of the department. The premiere took place at the serial movie channel “Russia 1″ on Sunday, November 29th. Out of the series is dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the birth of writer Mikhail Sholokhov.
«I believe that the Ministry of Culture and TV channel” Russia “made a great deal that funded the project. Because in any case, what is so hotly debated “Quiet Flows the Don” Sholokhov – testifies to its relevance. We must understand that the story, which occurred when the country could happen to us at any time “, – said Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ursulyak. He also shared the hope that the series will attract the attention of young people.
The main roles are played by an actor of the Theatre of Nations Yevgeny Tkachuk (Gregory Melekhov) and a graduate of the Shchukin Drama School Polina Chernyshov (Aksinya).
«Quiet Flows the Don” by Mikhail Sholokhov withstood three film adaptation: in 1930 was made a silent film (directors – Transfiguration Olga and Ivan rights) in 1958, he presented his version of Sergei Gerasimov, and in 1992, “Quiet Flows the Don Bondarchuk filmed. The film became the last work Bondarchuk.