19 Şubat 2013 Salı
It became a cult movie for an entire generation. And it’s significance only increases as the years pass. Rock musicians who were the founders of contemporary rock culture are captured here in their youth: giants such as Boris Grebenshchikov, Yuri Shevchuk, Viktor Tsoi, Oleg Garkusha, and Anton Adasinsky. “Rock” is a film about fate and about music; it is the portrait of a generation. Director Uchitel observes his characters up close, and offers up the same unique opportunity to his audience.
The film tells about the life and adventures of Soviet schoolchildren in pre-war years. About how yesterday's friends - classmates barely do not become enemies. The film is the first shot on the novel - valentina oseyeva trilogy.
Description:The film is about friendship and incipient love between ten-form schoolchildren Ksenia and Boris. Rude and hypocritical interference of the people around, who saw platitide and even lechery in their feelings, spoilt their relationship, inflicted heavy spiritual trauma, destroyed their feeling, which could have grown into real big love.
About a difficult period of life of big economic executive Sergey Abrikosov who had nothing to do after he retired from his job.
Fyodor Hodas, a three wars veteran, a respected man in his village of White Dews, is a long time widower and a father of three grown sons. The oldest son is too practical, the youngest is too cheerful, and the middle one is working far away from home. But the old man worries for all his sons, but especially - for the youngest, who is an airhead.
In this quiet Soviet drama, both Sasha and Ilya are in their thirties; long ago they were lovers. One day the two meet again. Immediately, the old sparks begin to fly, and they decide this time they will fully explore their potential relationship.
by Iotis Erlewine.
Like Tolstoy's novel, this epic-length War and Peace is rough going, but worth the effort. Winner of the 1969 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and widely considered the most faithful adaptation of Tolstoy's classic, Sergei Bondarchuk's massive Soviet-Italian coproduction was seven years in the making, at a record-setting cost of $100 million.
Bondarchuk himself plays the central role of Pierre Bezukhov, buffeted by fate during Russia's tumultuous Napoleonic Wars, serving as pawn and philosopher through some of the most astonishing set pieces ever filmed.
Bondarchuk is a problematic director: interior monologues provide awkward counterpoint to intimate dramas, weaving together the many classes and characters whose lives are permanently affected by war.
Infusions of '60s-styled imagery clash with the film's period detail; it's an anomalous experiment that doesn't really work. Undeniably, however, the epic battle scenes remain breathtakingly unique; to experience the sheer scale of this film is to realize that such cinematic extravagance will never be seen again.
From a biography of Kalatozov: (link)
/.../ During the late 1940s Ц early 1950s when not many movies were shot in the country, Kalatozov was granted the State Award (1951) for his film Zagovor obrechyonnikh (Conspiracy of the Doomed, 1950), a political pamphlet after the same-name play by N. Virta, starring the uncomparable Russian singer Aleksandr Vertinsky. /.../