OREANDA-NEWS. The vast majority of Russian citizens surveyed prefer to watch comedies and war films, historical films, fairy tales and cartoons are also very popular.  This is evidenced by the results of a VTsIOM study done on the eve of Russian Cinema Day, which is celebrated on Tuesday.

 The least interest among Russians is caused by thrillers (28%) and erotic films (13%).

 The vast majority of Russians surveyed (77%) believe that the state should support domestic cinema.  At the same time, funds, according to 47% of respondents, must be allocated to the pictures of novice directors.

 The study also showed that most Russians prefer to watch movies on TV (70%).  At the same time, 18-24-year-old citizens are increasingly switching to the online film environment (71%), among 25-34-year-olds - 67%, 35-44-year-olds - 53%.