"Spring on Zarechnaya Street (1956)" Movie Review Essay & Film Analysis

Modern audiences is easy to see in the "Spring ..." ideological subtext, without which no cost, no Soviet film of the era. In some extent, the authors performed a software condition - before us is a picture of quiet and peace, and warm in May, and, of course, labor
And yet, in contrast to, for example, "The Cranes Are Flying", where personal grief. eclipsed (or, according to the filmmakers, compensated?) popular happiness of victory in the debut feature film Marlena Hutsieva and Felix Mironer shown more intimacy than the total. If the story of Veronica and Boris - is the story of each family, survived the war, regardless of nationality (hence the internationally recognized) and even the time (the war itself there fairly impersonal - like the story could take place during any previous one), then the relationship Sasha steelworker -geroya, and Tatiana, a teacher at night school - a special case, almost comical, as if by chance we peeped. From that and believe more that the events in the film does not take place in the interest of artistic conception, and by themselves stem from sincere hearts gusts. Paradoxically, what is impossible and / or a particular story, the more it finds the audience to empathize.
Although the success of "Spring ..." can not be explained only by the authors accurately uhvachennym mood which went then in the masses, or the reliability of the images to the incredible natural, alive and touching, or only great skill directors. In an attempt to speculate on why this band forever, as they say, is registered in the DNA of the nation, why the generation of the first time when they saw it on the big screen in the mid-50s, still considers "Spring on Zarechnaya Street" his favorite movie, a high risk fall into the ditch of falsehood and hypocrisy. You can only try to answer the question what the story meant Sasha and Tanya for their time and for all subsequent
In the case of "Spring on Zarechnaya Street" character development -. It's more than a desire to reduce everything to a writer melodramatic death. In the face of Sasha Savchenko, Zaporizhzhya hardworking, we see the gradual realization of the man himself as a person, not just as "the gears of progress." At the beginning of rukasty party-goer and soul of the company, in the course of the story, our hero, spurred on by the love of a girl educated, more tends to see through the interests of the crowd, wandering back and replace, your own wishes and desires, their own destiny. Learning that there is something other than open-hearth furnace and dances in the world, Sasha does not want to come back to life, where there are only two stages - work and revelry. The second of them is embodied in the image of the Jura, a guy with a guitar on the edge. Because revealing scene in the park - at the time they are just the same as the culmination - when Sasha first escapes from too sarcastic "musician", despite the rain (or maybe just with a view to 'rinse' themselves of shame and vulgarity former valiant festivals) and then does not stand, that pushes into the river, saying, "swim, swim." And he Sasha floats farther from "we" to "I" that a movie of that time (and the next couple of decades) seemed more revolutionary and daring than even humorous hints like, "During the day they could be friends, but ..." . We do not know what led the hero is swimming and the replaced fleeting bliss. The finale of this story as poetic as unexpected.
It is also important that this history is changed, not only he for her. Mental movement of the main characters going to meet each other, as it were, in turn, let the hero and does not believe in it, while continuing to sing about unrequited love. Tanya also feels that there's something going on, but whether is afraid myself to admit it, or did not know what to do, or all at once. All finally clearing up, when she decides to go to look closely at the place of work of his students. Combining the geometry of the pipe and workshops with areas of smoke, operators (their outstanding work should be assessed only in the original b / w version, neither of which kolorizirovannoy version can be no question!) Paint factory as a kind of fairy-tale castle, which made a little trip heroine pushes on association not only through the looking glass, judging from her point of intelligent perception, but also with the presence of Belle visiting animated teapots and candlesticks. Gen. working fascinates and captures the spirit of yesterday's graduates of the university.
spontaneous impulse girls can by today's standards seem to someone naïve or even "farfetched" for political purposes. However, the scene in the factory we are the most important and crucial moment, when Tanya, hitherto alien to feel for the first time gives full vent to feelings, to hide until then under the crust of alienation, angst, even fear of her new reality show, and suddenly, like the first green grass due under the snow had not yet descended. Having been behind the scenes of well-being, which used to live, and imbued with solidarity of their inhabitants, Tanya finally gives in love for his pupil, and with him, it seems, and to all who work and sweat for the sake of the common good. It would seem that here that ideology still finds a loophole and has its turning history into a pathetic manifesto working class. But only here laid the promise of much bigger
«Spring on Zarechnaya Street" - a story about the making of different branches of society to each other and their awareness of common roots.; how you can feel lonely among groups and trade unions, and about how a "his" people can make other people's native place; the hidden opportunities within each of us that sometimes there are hidden away from the eyes of society reprehensible, but can be picked up from the depths of a lifeline of love; the strength and intelligence, metaphorically embodied in the male and female characters, but eventually communicating with each other, giving the heroes of strength and inspiration - the inexhaustible resources of welfare and the family, society and state. "Science and work next to go." And although this is not specifically happening on the screen, we believe that it will be so. As believed viewers in 1956, the year when the window thaw gradually turned warm spring ...

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