How to shoot a film "Boomer"
• How to shoot the film "Boomer"
What was the fate of the "boomers", who wrote the famous melody and who devoted a sequel.
The script for the film novice director Peter Buslov and aspiring screenwriter Denis Rodimin written in three weeks. They sought to move away from the film-image bandits 90s and make a picture about ordinary guys from across the street, where the circumstances resulted in this life. And to show that must pay for everything ... A year before the release of "Boomer" thundered the series "Brigada", but when you create a script and Buslov Rodimin focused not on his characters, and the story told in the American film "What Happens in America." "Boomer" was for Peter Buslova directorial debut.
Casting for the role of the main characters have lasted very long. The director knew that if just one actor does not fit in the given circumstances, the entire movie will be lost. Carefully selected the cast has justified itself - it has become the key to the success of the film, which brought fame to young actors.
The first confirmed Maxim Konovalov - the actor has long acted in films, but before the release of "Boomer" remained obscure. No one knew about the actor Andrew Merzlikina, which instantly became popular after starring scalded. Moreover, this popularity is almost never left his side - in any provincial town of tough guys would try to get back at him for "the boys" ... Sergei Gorobchenko to "Boomer" has appeared in a couple of TV series, but was more known as an actor of the theater, "Lenk" - began actively removed after film output. Vladimir Vdovichenkov was at that time the most famous - was one of the main roles in the recently published "Brigade" from him. Thus he Vdovichenkov says "Boomer" was more important for him.
The producer and director of the film applied to the interiors of the brand BMW, so they gave the machine to shoot. We tried to convince that after the sale of the film to rise sharply, but they are so no one believed it. They appealed to the Russian representation of automobile concern, but they were told that the brand image does not allow them to participate in the gangster film. In retaliation, the filmmakers even want to mark harm, for example, to make titles: "The film" Boomer "with the support of the" Mercedes "..." or something like that ... As a result, found five "boomer" - a part had to be hired for their money. The main "boomer" belonged to a friend of one of the members of the crew, and the car drove to the shooting of Belarus. After the premiere of BMW acquired Peter Buslov Vladimir Vdovichenkov and Maxim Konovalov
In the "main" machine was heavy fate of not only in the film, but also in life. On the set of her blown radiator - the driver is not filled with coolant, and was shot in cold weather, and the car was constantly with the included engine. In between takes, and it breaks basking actors. In order not to be idle - the car on the tow truck was taken to Kolomna, where they filmed these scenes, we made several static plans and sent in for repair. Until repaired - we have found an apartment, and a removable, thanks to the skill of artists, they took off there are three scenes that the scenario occurred in different places ... After filming car returned to the owner pretty battered, and later got into a serious accident and is not subject to restoration.
Soundtrack wrote Sergei cord. His candidature was proposed producer Sergey Chliyants and introduced the musician with the director. Cords correctly sensed the mood of the film, and after some time he wrote the main theme. Under this melody began to collect other tracks. After the film is literally out of every five mobile phone during the call could be heard recognizable polyphonic music.
In an episode of film director Peter withdrew himself Buslov. He plays a bandit, "senior" at a gas station, which runs the "Boomer" for radio.
"Boomer" was one of the first pictures that will pay off at the box office since the end of the 90s. With a budget of 700 thousand dollars the film earned 1, 67 million dollars. And this despite the fact that the film is limited at the box office because of the presence of the mat and the specific vocabulary ... Among the fans of the film was directed by Sergei Bodrov ml., Peeking even before the premiere. He really liked the work crew and some of it is invited to the shooting of his new movie "The Messenger" ... The list of those killed in Karmadon Gorge were operator Daniil Gurevich, director Timothy Spout, makeup artist Olga Zhukova, lighting Roman Denisov and Andrei Novikov and assistant operator Roman Malyshev - they worked on the "Boomer". They have devoted released three years later, "Boomer. second "film.