As filmed "Two Captains"
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April 19 marks 116 years since the birth of the Soviet writer Veniamin Kaverin (real name - Silber), which most readers will know from the novel "Two Captains". The tragedy of the lost Arctic expedition of Captain Tatarinov, which was based on real facts, left no one indifferent, and the novel was made into a movie twice. In 2001, the musical "Nord-Ost" was made based on the book, the history of which in 2002 was interrupted by the terrorist attack. Behind the scenes of the film "Two Captains" (1976), too, there were many tragic moments: soon after the shooting died director, and the fate of many actors have developed dramatically.
Work on the novel writer, graduated in 1944, and in 1955 he published his first film adaptation - uniserial film V. Vengerov. The premiere took place in 1956 and collected in cinemas 32 million viewers. In 1974, director Yevgeny Karelia, known for the films "were two comrades" and "Seven Old Men and a Girl", took up the work on the six-part version of "Two Captains". The shooting lasted for 2 years, due to the significant timekeeping film adequately reproduced the plot of the book. The film premiered on television in February 1977 and attracted millions of viewers at screens.
The film's director Evgeny Karelov
Unfortunately, this movie became the last in the creative biography of the director. Shortly after the completion of filming the life of Eugene Karelov tragically cut short. July 11, 1977 the director died of a heart attack while swimming in the sea. His sudden departure told the actor, who plays Sani Grigorieva - Boris Tokarev: "We decided to relax - to go for a week in Pitsunda. Eugene E. went to bathe in the sea and swam out. We Actor Yevgeny Matveyev, who came to see Karelova rushed to get him, but nothing could help. The doctors who conducted the autopsy, said that in light Karelov was no water - he did not drown, he just - right in the water! - cardiac arrest. I remember how, departing, he told us: "Guys, I'll be right back!".
For the most part, Boris Tokarev Sani Grigorieva became fateful -one earned him all-Union popularity and became one of the brightest in his filmography, along with pictures of "The Dawns Here Are Quiet" and "Hot Snow". To act in films, he began at age 12, and since childhood and Kaverina novel and the film Vengerov were among his most beloved works. Then he could not even dream that will play a major role in the new movie "Two Captains". "There are films that guess the time and the state of the viewer. And fall into oblivion, - said Boris Tokarev. - In the "two captains" Guess the need for romantic love, amazing perseverance and the human character. " In 1990-ies. Boris Tokarev disappeared from the screens. In 1977 he graduated from the VGIK and he began to make films. Soon, director and producer work led him far more than acting, and since then he has produced several films and TV series, including "My angel," "We are not crowned in the church", "Distance", and others.
"Two Captains" The film became one of the last works for the actor Nikolai Gritsenko, who brilliantly played the role of Nikolai Tatarinov. Boris Tokarev said: "Shortly after the film's release Olimpievich Nicholas was in a psychiatric hospital. He had multiple sclerosis, he could not even remember the two sentences of the text, so he wrote them in different parts of the scenery. And Gritsenko brilliantly justified the need to see something on the wall, a cupboard, and the camera intently watching him - not to give the impression that he reads the text, on the contrary, it was very thin and accurate experience. " The last film with his participation came in 1978 In addition to memory lapses, began to show signs of mental illness. Unfortunately, the wonderful actor ended his days in a psychiatric hospital, and died in 1979.
Nikolai Gritsenko in the film Two Captains * * 1976
Tragic fate of the actor who played the main character in my childhood, Sergei Kudryavtsev. Starring in 4 movies as a teenager, he left the cinema and contacted with the bandits. At the end of the 1970s. he was sentenced to 9 years. In the last years of his life addicted to alcohol, and died in 2003 - he was hit by a car.
Sergey Kudryavtsev in the film Two Captains * * 1976
Star of films "Quiet Flows the Don", "The Fate of Man" and "The Cossacks" Zinaida Kiriyenko played in "two captains" mother Sasha Grigoriev. In this film she starred forced after a long pause - she refused to offer unequivocal high-ranking official, and in retaliation, he did everything to ensure that the next 10 years, the audience forgot about the actress. In 1974 she returned to film and starred in "two captains".
In the film Two Captains * * Zinaida Kiriyenko played the role of mother Sani Grigorieva
Elena Prudnikov, the hallmark of which for many years was the role of Katya Tatarinov, dedicated to theater and film for more than 40 years of his life, and in 2011 went on a holiday - it is raising grandchildren and gladly engaged in household chores.
Elena Prudnikov in the film * Two * Captain, 1976, and in 2017
Actor Vladimir Zamanskiy, known for the films "Eternal Call", "Solaris" and "Two Captains", in 1997, ceased to be in the movies. Together with his wife they went to Moore and dedicated their lives to God. "Russia is now on a break, but some go to God, and others - for the love of money, measuring the life of money. In modern Moscow we could not live ", - he explained his choice of actor.
Irina Pechernikova as Maria Tatarinov
Irina Pechernikova became a star after the movie "We'll Live Till Monday". Abroad, it was called "Soviet Audrey Hepburn eyes fawn". The role of Mary Tatarinov actress called her favorite. Although initially she did not want to play the mother of Kate - because it was almost the same age as his "daughter". But director arguments were very convincing: "Irina, but I'm nobody but you for this role is no longer called. I does not matter age, or status of your character, I want a picture of the woman three men loved all his life. And in my opinion, only you can create it. " In 1990-ies. Pechernikova disappeared from the screens - the new movie she was unclaimed. Because of this, the actress began drinking problems. With this dependency, she managed to deal with, but in the movie, she never came back.