The Iranian supreme leader criticizes ‘The Sniper’: “The film encourages offend Muslims”


  • As recorded ‘Deadline’, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said three weeks he had not seen the film by Clint Eastwood ago.
  • From the day of its premiere last December 25, the film has grossed $ 300 million at the box office (about 262 million euros)

This information also said they did not know why his comments have been released at this time. The film tells the real life of Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in the United States. From the day of its premiere on December 25, 2014, this film has accumulated $ 300 million at the box office.

And far from what may seem, has also been a commercial success in the Arab world where a 300,000 spectators have been to the cinema since its release on January 22. In Iraq, a place where much of the film takes place, has sold a 7,000 entries . For some, this means that within the country there are major political divisions. In Baghdad, however, his projection has come to be vetoed.

Shrouded in controversy

Michelle Obama was one of the famous faces who decided to join the controversy that has arisen The Sniper. The first to put the focus on it was the filmmaker Michael Moore ( Stupid White Men ) that sentenced on Twitter that “Snipers are no heroes.” also regretted that Clint Eastwood confuse the Vietnam War with Iraq because US troops ribbon refer to Iraqi erroneously as “savages.”

Seth Rogen, star and director of the controversial The Interview, picked up the baton and said that the film was reminded of a scene from Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino) in the that projects a Nazi propaganda film. A few days later entered the fray always incendiary Sarah Palin. The former Alaska governor replied praising the film and the US military

“Leftists Hollywood. While you acariciáis trophies glossy plastic that I intercambiáis with each other you cough in the tombs of the fighters freedom that allow you to do what you do, I just want to remind you that the rest of America knows that there serviríais or to clean his boots to fight Chris Kyle “Palin wrote on her Facebook wall.

Meanwhile, Eastwood has claimed that his films are “ the strongest statement against war ” because they exhibit the consequences for a soldier and his family and posttraumatic disorder that involves . An opinion that Michelle Obama appears to share


The Iranian supreme leader criticizes ‘The Sniper’: “The film encourages offend Muslims”
Source: english  
February 17, 2015

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