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“Mimino”, which in Georgian means “falcon” - did not immediately make its way to universal recognition. "Total" 24.4 million viewers watched the film in the first year after the release of the country's screens. It would seem that the picture fades in front of the recently released Afonya (1976), the leader of rentals, which was watched by 62.2 million people, but gradually national love nevertheless overtook Mimino.

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In 1956 in America came out the film adaptation of "War and Peace" with a Hollywood star Audrey Hepburn in the role of Natasha Rostova. The film also went to the Soviet box office, but a peculiar interpretation of the images of the classic novel convinced the USSR leadership of the need to allocate a budget for a decent film version of the work of Leo Tolstoy.

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In the late 1970s, Alexander Moiseevich Volodin was already a playwright, and his plays were successfully performed on the stages of the BDT, the Moscow Art Theater and Sovremennik. In addition to dramatic art, Volodin also wrote scripts. Composing another plot entitled “The Mournful Life of the Cheat,” he contacted Georgy Danelia and offered to make a film together.

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The film by Elem Klimov was first shown in the summer of 1985 at the Moscow International Film Festival, where he was awarded the Golden Prize and was awarded the FIPRESCI prize. In 1986, he became the sixth most popular among all Soviet tapes released: at that time more than 29 million viewers watched it. The film was also shown in 11 countries, mostly European.

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“On the sober head” - an eccentric comedy about the unemployed single father Bade Johnson, who has problems on all fronts, and he is completely indifferent to them. In addition to the troubles and domestic inconvenience, he has the clever eleven-year-old daughter Molly. On the eve of election day, she insistently asks her father to fulfill his civic duty and go to vote.

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Ted Turner set the fashion for round-the-clock news CNN Channel - the brainchild of tycoon Ted Turner. It aired on June 1, 1980. Of course, it was a risk. Today without news it is impossible to imagine a picture of the day. We listen to the radio, read (listen and watch) news on the Internet, occasionally watch the news on TV.

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If you take a closer look at Abuladze’s artistic style, you can see in it the distinct influence of Latin American “magical realism” - the genre in which Marquez, Borges, and Cortazar worked. In their works, the authors deliberately blurred the boundaries of the real and the metaphysical - everything that is beyond the control of logic passes into the category of magic, rooted in ancient Indian cults.

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Make Vatican Great Again Despite the fact that the series was filmed before Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, the parallels between him and the main character of Young Dad cannot be ignored. Pius XIII is rude, insolent, and doesn’t get into a pocket for a word. Another "antihero", which sympathizes with the mass audience. An obvious narcissus, he reminds everyone, "who is in charge here," and, breaking the rules and etiquette, goes his own way.

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He and She meet with glances among the hustling residents of Paris: He has just experienced the tragic death of his wife, and She is a young and unburdened Parisian. So, suddenly, fate ordered to bring them together. Their romance begins silently and without prior courting, traditional rituals in such cases.

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The film "The Great Dictator" embodies a kind of turning point in the work of Charlie Chaplin: both as the first dubbed film in the renowned career of an actor and director, and from the point of view of the novelty of the script plot. Despite the fact that film dubbing has become a widespread practice in the film industry since the late 1920s, Chaplin himself remained devoted to the aesthetics of silent cinema until 1940, when the shooting of “The Great Dictator” began.

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On June 7, the film “Decision on the liquidation” of the production of the Mosfilm cinema concern comes out in a wide film. The film, based on real events, touches one of the most terrible pages of the recent past of our country. It is about the most complicated operation of the special services, as a result of which the leader of terrorists, Shamil Basayev, was destroyed.

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The image of the genius of the criminal was carefully thought out, first of all by Anthony Hopkins himself, who had to plunge into the backstage of the underworld: study many real files and watch the trials in order to get used to his role. Among the objects of his study was the biography of the famous maniac Charles Manson.

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The Cannes Classics program provides an opportunity at the film festival to revise the most iconic films and internationally recognized masterpieces that create the history of world cinema. One of these films is "Vertigo." James Stewart and Kim Novak starred. This year the film turns 60 years old - the premiere was held on May 9, 1958.

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What is the phenomenon of this undoubtedly cult film? The secret is very simple: Anthony Burgess revealed a simple and understandable formula for adolescents of that time: slang, spoken by film characters mixed with Russian words, disregard for outdated moral values, promiscuous sex and, of course, violence.

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The series "Detective Agency" Moonlight "" was aired in 1985 on ABC. The title has a play on words. Moonlighting is not only moonlight itself, but in the jargon - “part-time work”, “trash work”. The case was also not without the moon. The author of the song, sounding in the intro, is an American jazz singer Al Jerro, a seven-time winner of the Emmy Award.

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Obviously, the idea of ​​the film bears some not very veiled overtones, skillfully hidden by the director behind a comedy screen. On the one hand, this is a kind of warning to future generations about a possible global catastrophe, which humanity will have to face, if it does not change its attitude to the Earth’s resources in time.

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In 1962, Ryazanov and Braginsky rewrote the urban legend in the script, adding the features of Don Quixote to the main character, a fighter with bribe takers. The script received conflicting reviews from the editors of Goskino. They considered that, on the whole, the positive character, who Yuri Detochkin is, cannot steal cars - this did not fit into the Soviet paradigm of values, and therefore the script was put on the shelf.

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The plot is based on the events of the first week of November 1971. Leningrad is preparing to celebrate in honor of the October Revolution. Day after day, during the week, the viewer follows Dovlatov through the streets of St. Petersburg and the surrounding area (in case of holidays at summer cottages), immersed in his dreams and memories. As a result, the viewer is twisted in the stories from the life of the writer and his entourage so that the understanding of who Dovlatov himself is completely lost.

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