Well-known Russian actor and director Fyodor Bondarchuk finally give an exact date we started shooting the new military epic "Stalingrad" - workflow starts August 25, 2011. At the same time, no further information was given. It is still unknown whether the film was shot in 3D, as previously planned. Performers main roles is also to be announced. We only know that the picture will take in St Petersburg and Volgograd - formerly Stalingrad. Some scenes will be filmed in the studio pavilions RWS (Russian World Studios). Producers of "Stalingrad" became Alexander Rodnyansky, Sergey and Dmitry Rudovsky Melkumov. If all goes according to schedule, the premiere of the film just arrive on the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad, which lasted from July 17, 1942 to February 2, 1943. According to the director, this film - not just art military footage. "This is a tragic love story against the backdrop of a major battle, the script is written from St. Petersburg, Ilya Tilkin", - says Bondarchuk. "This is a simple story of Soviet soldiers who had come into the house at the crossing of the Volga and found there a young girl who has no one else left."