The best Soviet dramas: a brief description
Soviet dramas occupy a prominent place not only in thedomestic, but also world cinema. Many of them received international recognition, won a number of prestigious awards and prizes. This genre attracted many eminent directors who willingly took on serious stories and original scenarios with a tragic end or a complex history of character relationships.
"War and Peace"
Some Soviet dramas are devoted to historicalevents. This epic epic has become a landmark event in the domestic and world cinema. S. Bondarchuk made the best adaptation of the cult novel by L. Tolstoy.
The main merit of the director is that,that he passed not only the main plot of the work, but also conveyed to the viewer the philosophical spirit of the book. Scenic adaptation was a kind of encyclopedia on Russian history of the early 19 th century for the Western audience. This movie is the standard. It has long acquired the status of a cult due to the magnificent direction, brilliant caste and authenticity of the events depicted.
Many Soviet dramas are screen versionsclassical works. The film is based on Bulgakov's play The Days of the Turbins. For its time, it was a breakthrough in the cinema, since the directors Alov and Naumov put a very complex and ambiguous film, in terms of official ideology, from the point of view of official ideology. For the first time representatives of the white movement were shown not as enemies and villains, but as people with their tragedy and a broken life.
The creators of the picture showed how the war and defeatdevastated many of the best people of the old pre-revolutionary Russia. The embodiment of this idea is the image of the white General Khludov, brilliantly played by the then beginning actor V. Dvorzhetsky. Soviet dramas were distinguished by a carefully worked out plot and prescribed characters.
The tragedy of the intelligentsia is shown in the imagethe character of Golubkov, who was brilliantly played by A. Batalov. In general, the film turned out to be very strong, reliable, philosophical, as it is, in fact, a reflection on the fate of Russia, on the changing of epochs and about human destiny in the maelstrom of revolutionary upheavals and civil war.
"They fought for their country"
Many of the best Soviet dramas are militaryfilms. This film - a screen version of the novel of the same name M. Sholokhov. The film tells about the retreat of one infantry regiment to Stalingrad before the decisive battle. The picture is interesting in that it presents several heroes-soldiers, each with its own story.
Half of the film is the disclosure of characters throughtheir conversations, dialogues, from which viewers will learn their biography and characters. The second part - fighting scenes, showing the characters at critical moments of the enemy's offensive. Each of them in his own way is brave and fights to the last. The key symbol of the tape is a military banner, which the regiment carefully keeps during an uneasy retreat to the city. In the finals, it is passed on to the commander, which gives the viewer an idea of the future victory at Stalingrad.
"Moscow does not believe in tears"
Many Soviet drama films are stillare popular with viewers, which indicates a high level of mastery of directors and a brilliant actor's play of leading roles. This film is known not only in our country, but also in the West, as it received a prestigious Oscar.
The tape tells about the difficult fate of three girlfriends,who, despite all life's difficulties and troubles, have kept friendship and respect for each other. Red thread through the entire story is the difficult fate of the main character, who alone raised her daughter, she broke her way to life and, eventually, found personal happiness.