The history of the cult film "Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears"
• The history of the cult film "Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears"
Appearance on the screens of the world of the film "Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears" we owe an alarm clock. Remember, these were in almost every Soviet family? It is the idea of sleep Catherine length of 20 years, where she goes to sleep, setting the stage for an alarm clock, and wakes up in the next series of completely different woman, attracted by Vladimir Menshov.
By the time the filming of the legendary saga of Moscow, on account director Vladimir Menshov was only one, though quite successful, the film - "Drawing".
A curious fact: when the heroes Alentova Batalov and include a TV before the arrival of Alexandra, "mesh" on the screen accompanied by a waltz from the movie "Drawing" - the director's previous work, Vladimir Menshov. A similar technique is used in the next film, Menchov, "Love and Pigeons", where on the TV show snippet from the movie "Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears", and then, in the film "Envy of the Gods", where the characters look in the movie theater band "Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears" .
The script for the next Oscar-winning picture of the writer Valentin Chernykh wrote in the contest of the Moscow scenario. The story of three girlfriends who came to conquer Moscow from the provinces, the writer came up in just 19 days. He was in a hurry, because it did not fit within the terms stipulated conditions of competition. And in the design stage of work it was called "Twice lied." And for images of the main characters were hiding the real people. Valentin Chernykh himself later said, "Lyudmila, Alexandra, Katherine - it's all my mother's aunt. And the characters are very similar. "
Almost at once the script was bought by the film studio "Mosfilm". Wife Lyudmila Chernykh Valentina offered as a director Vladimir Menshov.
From working on the film, Vladimir Menchov initially wanted to refuse, but he was interested in the original scenic course which was a logical and story separator film in two series-parts: the main character falls asleep young girl with unsettled fate, and wakes up from the alarm clock is already mature and successful woman.
This is only a temporary jump in addition to the alarm, and even fraud with professorial apartment in the script to the young director did not like almost anything. I did not like it, and a friend directed, most were advised not to shoot this film - the plot is not considered fashionable. And even his own wife, the future leading lady in the film, after reading it, she said: "Well, Moore!".
Before you start shooting, Vladimir Menshov offered Valentin Chernykh make a few ( "in the amount of 44") changes in the script. But playwright, agreed with the need to amend, refused to work further on the basis of literary painting. Or less, which is fascinated with the idea of an alarm clock so strong, I took up the matter himself. In one and a half years he was copying, sought - in the end the script up to two series.
was changed a lot - from drunken hockey Gurin to Goshi profession (according to the scenario, he was not a "mechanic-intellectual" and welder at a construction site). As a result, a scenario has increased by one third. And we got a film that still gladly watched by millions of viewers.