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In Graphics: Should Russian Films Always Get a Happy Ending?

Following the success of Andrei Zvyagintsev's film Leviathan, which many critics said gave a stark portrayal of Russian life, state-run pollster VTsIOM asked Russians what they thought about how Russia should be portrayed on the screen and whether the state should support critical films.


The poll published Wednesday questioned 1600 people between Feb. 14-15 in 46 Russian regions. The margin of error did not exceed 3.5 percent.

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