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30 years ago, the director Stanislav Govorukhin began shooting the film on the detective novels by Agatha Christie. "Ten Little Indians" became the first Soviet thriller, the genre was so unusual for our audience, which is the premiere in cinemas people screaming in fear. But even more evoke the horror stories about the fateful role of the film for some members of the crew and the actors play the main role.

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To film the work of Agatha Christie's director wanted was a student, but the State Cinema Committee did not believe in the possible success of the thriller. The money for the recording could be obtained only in the mid-1980s. Stanislav Govorukhin was fortunate enough to gather the country's most popular actors. Later, he said that it was the most star-studded ensemble cast, with whom he had ever run.

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Tatiana Drubich in the movie * * Ten Little Indians 1987

They say that this film is a mystical way influenced the fate of some of the actors. Counting the Endangered negrityatah if continued to operate after the end of filming, where heroes died under mysterious circumstances. Govorukhin noted with regret: "It is now many of the" Little Indians "is not alive." The tabloid publications often appeared publications that are associated with early death cast a "curse" of the film. It can hardly be taken seriously in this version, but the tragic events does happen, though, after so many years after the shooting.

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Scene from the movie * * Ten Little Indians 1987

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Anatoly Romashin in the movie * * Ten Little Indians, 1987Cudba actor Anatoly Romashin has developed dramatically. In the film, he played the hero, who was thrown off a cliff into the sea. In fact, instead of it flying mannequin, and below the waves sailed stuntman. During the filming of this scene understudy Romashin almost died. Wave he was thrown on the rocks, and he was very hurt face. The actor refused to play his own death in the frame due to superstitions - many artists avoid such scenes. But he could not get away from fate. His death was a shock to many: in 2000, the actor ... killed pine, he sawed at his dacha. And she dacha burned six months after the tragedy. Widow Romashin said he foresaw an early death and knew that die tragically.

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Scene from the movie * * Ten Little Indians 1987

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Alexander Kajdanovsky in the movie * * Ten Little Indians 1987

Alexander Kajdanovsky not want to do this movie and gave his consent only for financial reasons. I wonder what his character also comes to the Negro island because he promised money. In the film, it being shot in the heart. In a scene of death instead of the actor playing stuntman. He also suffered - the fall had hit the rocks. Kaidanovskaya himself at the time of the shooting was 41 years, and in 49 he died of a third heart attack.

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Alexander Abdulov in the movie * * Ten Little Indians 1987

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A still from the movie * * Ten Little Indians 1987

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Alexander Abdulov in the movie * * Ten Little Indians 1987

Alexander Abdulov Govorukhin chided that he calls his only bit parts. So this time no luck - his character died the very first. After the shooting, he startled Director picture question: so who was still a murderer in the film? It turns out that he has read the script just before the moment when the hero kills him. Actor too prematurely passed away. The cause of his death was cancer.

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Tatiana Drubich in the movie * * Ten Little Indians, 1987Cemki thriller nearly cost the life of actress Tatyana Drubich, which played a major role. According to the script, she was supposed to commit suicide. Using a special tool actress hung on the loop. But after shooting the episode group dispersed, but it forgot to pull out. Tatiana Drubich saved her daughter - she heard that her mother wheezed from strangulation, and called for help.

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The scenery around the Swallow's Nest

The shooting took place in Crimea, near the Swallow's Nest. The scenery was built on a cliff. During the storm, they have repeatedly collapsed. Part of the building was closed for filming scenery, but wind gusts continuously thwarted panels of plywood. Being on the set was often insecure.

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Ludmila Maksakova in the movie * * Ten Little Indians 1987 However, the fate of many actors involved in the shooting, there was successful, even if it occurred incidents. Actress Lyudmila Maksakova recognized that in the day when she had come to the trial, it was so bad that she could not leave the apartment. But nothing happened, and with the role she coped brilliantly, as followed by dozens of works. Michael Gluzsky, who played the role of General MacArthur, died in 2001 of a heart attack at the age of 83 years. Vladimir Zeldin, who played the role of a judge-killer, was in demand and popular until the last days and died in 2016 at the age of 101 years.

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Vladimir Zeldin in the movie * * Ten Little Indians 1987

Thriller has been very successful at the box office - it sold nearly 35 million tickets. Many critics called him the best in the world of the novel by Agatha Christie. What is surprising is that the film was so popular with viewers, received only one award at the film festival "Odessa alternative" in 1987, but still with the phrase "In the embodiment of fear on our screen themes and terror abroad."