"road test" Movie Review Essay & Film Analysis

War successfully generates a lot of things, but more than any other massively she leaves behind the following: pain and legends. Legends are different: of human faith and unwavering spirit of dedication and self-sacrifice, the strength and courage, a lot different, that somehow intersects with the previously mentioned characteristics of human nature. And when filming on military issues is very important to know how to apply this legend to focus the viewer's attention on what I want to talk at the same time not forgetting to charge a number of visual and demonstration as common in times of war, the same pain. Bitterness and fear can be created not only in history, more precisely, they can not be there, but the surrounding story being told they have to, to not lose the thread of time sensual. When the characters and the script responsible for event-line film, the atmosphere and the realization of the workshop surroundings - for penetration. Built on the principles of major films about the war in the country, the people, the taste of a whole other world of this generation of war itself: in the USSR
And so it was that over time, as the pain ceased, which is natural with such even after their time. scale descends, like the country itself has gone through its own division like the cinema began with the talented and ideological creators to let in their insides inept businessman with cameras, war .. changed. Became vulgar and unreal, less penetration - do not know how to say it correctly. Today, examples like 'Brest Fortress' - an exception. And so be sure to occasionally return to the cinema again to enter the galaxy of films that scared, fascinated, moralizing talk about pain and suffering, showing an example of heroism and courage. Methods for this 'journey' there are plenty of 'go to fight some old people' Bykov, "They Fought for Their Country" Bondarchuk, 'Come and See' Klimov - depends on the desired scale and themes of reflection
But at the same time much less. common and also effective for this "return" is the first feature film Alexis Herman 'Checking on the roads'.
interestingly, the German in this work is just beginning to develop their own, unique style, at the same time continuing to develop the ability to communicate with the audience on neodnoz Start threads that he showed even in his last work 'The Seventh Companion', which was created in collaboration with Gregory Aronov. Reflecting on the nature of betrayal, Herman gives two examples, two characters with different motivations and fate. He does not like a certain someone on that bright hints finals. The viewer decides for itself whom to empathize, and who does not. Herman is not on the data sets his film heroes - it only affects a certain legend with a specific person in the spotlight, Lazarev (Vladimir Zamanskiy) at the same time seeking to show the overall portrait of the war, to which clearly hinted the beginning and the ending of the picture. This makes it possible to weave in the event-driven spindle many echoes, some third-party accidents, at the same time without losing a certain line of reasoning - very skillfully recreated scheme, which in the film is, by the way, is not very easy, especially for a first full-length work. Although originality Hermann after this picture clearly manifested itself: his ability to recall, to revive the frame without using together with the actors - it's a different story. Behind it is required to follow as you grow as a filmmaker Alexey Yurevich, but a distinctive feature is already very bright and soulful.
So competently staged scenery, its detailed saturation distribution of objects and features of the interior, so that acupuncture administered in the frame '3 to 4' that not only does not restart it, and then recreate the rainy time and, most importantly, they surround the viewer - it's an indescribable feeling, which also is called a lengthy designation 'magic of cinema'
this is a film of exceptional beauty.. It is found only in Soviet films, and only on certain topics. On what? I think not hard to guess. He sententious and beautiful, frightening and philosophical, in the framework of the ordinary, average timing, he reflects on the human faith in his country, human pride, honor and dishonor. This is a local picture of the global war that fully reflects the specific features and the horror of those great battles and the people who they have been and / or suffered from them. At the same time it is - the picture is not about the war and the people and the feelings. Feelings are not interpersonal and individual. And thanks to the simplicity and depth with which the German conducts a dialogue with the audience, 'Roads Check' remains in the memory does not spill a lump of themes and images, which if they do not want to fully back again, then cling to memories, trying to identify patterns, by which it works - willed
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