"The Guys! .." Movie Review Essay & Film Analysis

Soviet films, I do not like. Some see it is quite possible, some - even very personal, but still - do not like. From certain causes. Firstly - I can not always believe them. These tapes as if come from a parallel universe ... where everything looks very noble, not natural ... where ordinary miner, eating vodka pickles, enjoys with the knife and fork ... Where actions - correct ideas - clean and ... "These hands do not steal " (from). Even the bad guys here, tend to cause sympathy
And secondly -. Why I do not like Soviet films ...
They almost always eerily predictable. It is this trait inherited from their modern Russian melodrama 200 series. But now is not about that. Now about the movie "Guys!" Directed by Iskra Babich. The tape was created in 1981 - while the era of change has not come yet, but already brewing ... And these changes affected many areas of social life, including family relationships. I would like to say that the movie "The men" really bright characterizes this revolutionary epoch, expressed some very serious problems of family relationships, relationships between men and women, parents and children, but ...
Here I read reviews appreciative audience, reading - and came at mene such thinking. Based on a quote from the movie, which a lot of people (me, for unknown reasons) admires
«All you about us, men, you know, but one does not know,. Why we love one and other marriage take ... »
(Pavel Zubov)

Which is the place of the story attached, This landmark sentence? I mean - he loved, but whom Paul did not marry? Nastya deceased - so there is an enemy out affair. Or is it a hint of the author? Tamara? She had herself left him. Or maybe not thrown out of the daughters found unexpectedly - but just the same because she was tired of waiting for the official marriage proposal
our noble hero who, by the way, at the beginning of the movie says his father - a piece of paper, they say, not important ...
Well, yes, yes. A woman may want to - the veil, wedding white coat (the North), dinner in the posh city restaurant ... After the head of the jewelry department of the City department store could afford all those bourgeois excess. But would still ... As they say -. Not destiny
I will not go into a detailed analysis of all the impressions that are left after watching the movie "Guys!" Yet I will say this. The problem of the relationship of Paul with his minor daughter Pauline - very, very alarming. Incidentally, the daughter is very pretty and is very similar to his deceased bride - my mother ... And Paul did not hesitate to buy an expensive fur coat girl - that she was frozen, of course ... But why is he so shy, impulsively hugged Paul? Yes, I can be accused of perversity views, excessive suspicion peculiar to modern audiences ... but I still can not get rid of the oppressive feeling. Or maybe even foreboding ...
The only really positive moment, which does not cause me any particular objections, become a line with a dog ... It is a pity that such sentimental moments - rare enough in the film. Much more attention is paid to the inner torments of the hero and the problem of its relations with the Soviet bureaucracy ...
What is worth mentioning yet - so it is that the acting in the film - is really at a high level. Generally, it is typical for Soviet films - with a weak plot and directing - excellent quality acting work. But it does not help, unfortunately - at least, not always
In order not to go, finish this pessimistic-optimistic note
6 out of 10..

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