Central Partnership film company started the production of the epic historical action movie "Kolovrat".
It's a story based on actual events that took place in Kievan Rus' in 13th century during the Mongol invasion. As the legend tells Yevpaty Kolovrat, a warrior from Grand Duchy of Ryazan, was the only warlord that after the destruction of city of Ryazan dared to confront Batu Khan's orda with a small troop. Even Khan himself was impressed by Kolovrat's courage and when the warrior after all fell in the battle he allowed the Russians to keep his remains for an honourable burial.
The first stunt scenes with nearly 50 horsemen on the set where shoot in Moscow. Super modern cameras with the 2000 frames per second technology where used.
The main shooting stage will begin in spring and will proceed until autumn'15. Director - Oleg Stepchenko, cinematographer - Ivan Gudkov, producers - Pavel Stepanov and Sergey Bagirov.
The premiere is planed for autumn'16.