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First details on 'Air', Aleksei German's WWII female pilots feature (exclusive)

Women flew the first wave of Russian fighter planes when the country joined the war.

Leading Russian producer Artem Vassiliev has revealed details of Aleksei German’s €6m Air, a female-skewed Second World War feature about the women pilots who flew the first wave of Russian fighter planes when the country joined the war.

The project is now in pre-production and is being put together as am entirely Russia project, with backing from Russia’s national cinema fund and broadcaster The First Channel.

Vassiliev, who produces through two companies, Metrafilm and SaGa, produced German’s two previous features Dovlatov and Under Electric Clouds.

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