"You can not dream ..." Movie Review Essay & Film Analysis

In the 70 years of major literary works by Galina Shcherbakova some reason not popular with publishers, from the pen of the writer came out, she thought, uncomplicated story is a win-win theme of first love, which in the author's version was called the "Roman and Julia" . They say the chief editor of "Youth" magazine Boris Polevoy was so concerned about the fate of Soviet teenagers who are following the example of the hero story could go on rash acts that Shcherbakov forced to rewrite the ending literally at the knee in the darkened corridor wording and make it virtually open. Anyway, the story appeared in the magazine under the title "You can not dream," created a furor in the audience, and a year later was filmed Ilya Frazee with even more positive ending. Frez, of course, left out some dialogues ostrosotsialnye frighteningly quickly matured students, and the name of his beloved Romkinoy changed so that smaller arise direct parallels with the story, which has no sadder in the world for more than four centuries.
boy just loved the girl, and the girl just I loved the boy. Sincerely, deeply, selflessly. And the film, and the story, of course, first of all about this. That's just above a small, fragile crystal lock of light feelings, by force of circumstances, hovering dark gray skyscrapers adults squabbling, squabbling, gossip, quarrels and intrigues. Wobbly stones of anger, jealousy, stupidity and blind to the absurd, self-righteous desire to fashion a native child in his own image and likeness, falling from high floors unwavering parental authority, threatening to turn the radiant beauty in fragments. Dad young Romeo runs right through to a beautiful slim blonde to his first lost, unrequited love, awkwardly stumbling over some cans of paint, a broken voice calling out, "Liu-at-Xia! Lyusenka! ", And the fat, on the proletarian monumental scowling wife jealous drills his hunched back, blushing from the contemplation of her husband's humiliation. And that he, her inexperienced, studious, naive Roman, but the daughter of this overdressed windy slut of predatory paws where she had once heroically snatched her man, so what's there to hell with love! Save, save, by any means! Lies, deceit and cunning plans - all for the sake of his own good .. And against these family conflicts as if incidentally, looming up sad and lonely fate nausea trivial teacher, "the old maid with a kitten," which missed the bird of happiness 17 years, not daring to marry the boy with the red-haired funny name that secretly kissing in the back of his head, rolling a bicycle
He -. 16-year-old boy, who conquered Freza its naturalness, immediately landed the role of Roman and named itself Shcherbakova "perfection "so quickly died 27. It is in - seven years older partner, and are not fully satisfied with their Katka, almost starred in the movie then. St. Michael and Aksyuta, though shaded by some inexplicable secret magic of this particular story, in spite of the absolutely indistinguishable from the age difference is not the most outstanding external data, and frankly uncomfortable in his single-layer images, overshadowed the true energy of youth powerful Fedoseyev-Shukshin, chic Miroshnichenko, first kinobabushku Union Peltzer, lyrical Filozova and charismatic Filatov -. all the light of the domestic screen
He affectionately calls her "my slepuha", "my Mongol" and she does not take offense. He solemnly assures us that all will be well, and she fearful clinging to his chest disheveled sparrow. His treacherous transferred to another school, and she was waiting for, pulling the nose inflatable crocodiles in the pool store - Senya and Venu as Romka called them. She is jealous of the lover to run after Alyona, and he laughs, identifying groupie to inanimate nature. She was wrapped in a blanket, over and over again listening nagovorennuyu them on tape multiplication table, if only to hear the beloved voice, and he opens up for her third-floor window ... Good intentions lined the road know where, and maternal instinct are often able to completely overshadow reason. And under the pretext of fighting for truth invented everyday moments of happiness so passionately eager to take away from them. Torn, but never be able to, because that is the scene in the cafe, intimate, candlelit, where pronounced prophetic for originally written Shcherbakova final words of death, puts everything in its place, raising the heroes of any circumstances, voicing sacramental recognition of the highest sacrifice so sincerely and convincingly that even the members of the crew compressed the throat, and the director, intimidated by the requirements of the censorship of the impossibility of the tragic ending, at your own risk reserves episode in its original form.
But tsenzors s nuts have been loosened, and the movie after the premiere in March 1981 broke accusatory-moralistic bomb. Because it did not sound until now with a call from the lips of the Soviet ninth-word "sex" because it does not dare to generation that grew up under Stalin, to admit that the children are freed from moral stranglehold pioneer tie, have their own feelings and opinions, their principles and morals, sometimes understanding the meaning of the word "love" is much better than their parents and teachers overage. "All lovers of all ages suffered - such at God's tradition" - sigh Roman, correspondence predicting the films "You can not dream ..." the role of the cult lavstori 80, predperestroechnogo remake of "Romeo and Juliet", the fathers of history, children and all what can rightly be called eternal, even if it turns transferred from the magnificent palaces of Verona in the same type of high-rise buildings freshly Southwest. "It is immoral!" - shouted at them in the back, accusing without trial, playing on the younger generation for the mistakes and failures of the past. It is no longer screaming. At present young people have the opportunities, rights, freedoms, Soviet schoolchildren who did not dream. But such a love story at the generation of "zero", unfortunately, no. How could it be?

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