Secrets of Soviet films
When we watch our favorite Soviet comedies, heroic drama or delicate films about love, it is hard to imagine that these paintings are someone's tragedy, resentment or even simple everyday conflicts. What hides the famous Soviet cinema?
"loyalty test", 1954
Star of the musical comedy "Pig and shepherd" and "Kuban Cossacks" Marina Ladynina ceased to appear in the mid 50s. The last work of the actress in the film was the romance "loyalty test", which was directed by her husband Ivan Pyryev. Ironically, on the set of pictures of love and devotion between husband and wife there was discord, and immediately after the release of pictures of the director and the actress divorced. In retaliation, the influential Pyrev banned Ladynin colleagues invited to the shooting.
According to rumors, the director anger reserve and the famous Clara Rumyanova. Pyrev initially invited her to star in "Trial", but considered Rumyanova picture cloying, and courting a married film director, who also was a graduate of VGIK over almost 30 years, did not accept. Thereafter Rumyanova not starred in a movie 6 years, which is also associated with a vengeance Pyreva.
"The Three Musketeers" 1978
On the role of Milady he was invited actress Yelena Solovey, but she refused because of her pregnancy - she was expecting her second child, a son. Margarita Terekhova, which was invited to return Nightingale, too, was in the position, but ... for the sake of participation in the film was interrupted by pregnancy. Because of this, the actress refused to shoot a horse and sat on a horse only in close-ups.
"The Diamond Arm" 1969
"Foreign" language of smugglers who hide diamonds in plaster Nikulin was invented right on the movie site. In particular, the expletive "mordyuk" came up with the director Leonid Gaidai after an argument with the actress Nonna Mordyukova.
"12 chairs", 1971
Famous Jon Dough, actor Sergei Filippov, for several years struggled with a terrible disease - cancer of the brain. Headaches began to bother the actor before filming the comedy "12 chairs", it was decided to replace it with Rostislav Plyatt, but Philip insisted on his participation in the shooting. He died in 1990. the actor's body lay in an empty apartment for two weeks.
"Andrei Rublev", 1966
The famous work of Andrei Tarkovsky became a classic of world cinema, but during the filming of "Rublev" director came under an avalanche of criticism colleagues and journalists accused of Tarkovsky in animal cruelty. Allegedly at the site in the frame was burnt cow slaughtered a horse and another horse broke his leg in a fall from the stage walls.
In his defense, the director claimed that the horse in any case was doomed - it took to shoot from a slaughterhouse. A cow, according to Tarkovsky, was covered with fire-resistant fabric and is not affected, but the crew employees claimed otherwise. The story of the killing of animals for the sake of art has caused a huge scandal in the film. For example, for the director Kira Muratova Tarkovsky then ceased to exist.
"Prisoner of the Caucasus", 1967
The premiere of the famous Soviet comedy was marred by a quarrel Leonid Gaidai and actor Yevgeny Morgunov. Experienced trio of famous "catch a star" and a scandal at a private technical view "Captive". He appeared on the show in the company of drunk girls drunk and then sprinkled with jokes and insults in Hyde address from the last row. The actor was taken, and the director remounted tape, cut out all the scenes with Morgunov what was possible. Thereafter Gaidai worked with Morgunov and did not communicate with him until his death.
"Sannikov Land", 1973
This movie is also linked to the conflict the director and actors, but in this case under the disgrace of artists were directors - were two of them. To create the picture, it was decided to attract newcomers - Albert Mkrtchyan, behind which there was only one full-length film, and Leonid Popov. Rebelled against the Cubs main actors: Sergei Shakur, Oleg Dal, Vladislav Dvorzhetsky and George Vitsin. The conspirators demanded that the "Mosfilm" to withdraw from the non-professional filming.
The talks were a month and led to the fact that the instigator of the protest Shakur was shot from the role of a fugitive convict Gubin (he still managed to play in a couple of episodes). He was replaced by Yuri Nazarov. Shakur called Dahl and Dvorzhetsky who stayed in the team, traitors and stopped to chat with them.
"The White Sun of the Desert", 1970
The role of the Red Army soldier Fyodor Sukhov glorified actor Anatoly Kuznetsov, but the picture he got because of the tragedy of another actor - George Yumatova, which was approved for the lead role initially. Yumatova expelled out of the picture for drunkenness.
After just a week after the start of filming the actor left in the bout, he was severely beaten, he could not work. A year later came the film "Officers", who nevertheless became a high point Yumatova, but the craving for alcohol actor is not resisted. In 1994, a drunk, he shot a gun janitor. The next year, the year of the 50th anniversary of the Victory, Yumatov amnestied as a soldier, but as soon as the prison actor was diagnosed with an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta. Yumatov George died in 1997 of abdominal aortic rupture.