The film "Oatmeal" is rightly called one of the most striking examples of the Russian art house, and the work of the film director A. Fedorchenko is ready to place critics on a par with the masterpieces of Andrei Tarkovsky.
Alexey Fedorchenko's film "Oatmeal" is shot onScript writer and playwright Denis Osokin. As the basis of the script, the author took his story with the same name. The painting was awarded prizes at a festival in Venice, was highly appreciated by leading Russian and foreign film critics. According to Quentin Tarantino, chairman of the jury of the Venice Film Festival, "This is a beautiful, magnificent picture! We gave her the best marks! This film is remarkable in all respects! "
The plot of the movie
The story is based on the story of how two men - Miron Alekseevich, director of the pulp and paper mill
Actor Yuri Tsurilo
And photographer Stork
Actor Igor Sergeyev
Go to bury my wife Miron Alexeyevich, Tatyana
Actress Julia Aug
. But it is necessary to bury it not in the usual way.
And Miron, and Tatiana, and Stork - representativesThe ancient pagan people are measured - merian. In ancient times, the tribe inhabited the territory of the Russian North, but eventually assimilated, dissolved among other large and small nationalities of Russia, only geographical names remind of it. But the heroes of the film honor the ancient traditions and want to conduct a funeral rite in the same way as it was customary for their ancestors.
Going on the road to cremate without hindranceBody of a woman, they take with them birds from the order of passerines - oatmeal. Little birds symbolize the souls of heroes, it is no accident in the world box office picture was shown under the title "Quiet souls."
On the way, Tanyusha's husband, Myron, tells the StorkDetails of their family, including intimate life - "smoke" - this is also part of the ritual of parting with the deceased. During the journey, the heroes perform other rites in memory of the deceased.
The film is sad, sad. And this is not only the story of the hero's farewell with his love. This is a lament for Russia, its receding ancient culture, dying villages and cities, leaving ethnic groups. Simple landscapes of the Russian outback look in the film not depressingly, but solemnly and sadly, like funeral decorations in a grandiose farewell performance.
A special atmosphere is created by music, clearly ethnic, reminiscent of ancient shamanic rituals.
Where is it better to watch a movie?
The film is not designed to be watched"Between deeds", in the company. This is a picture for attentive and thoughtful viewing. Like any good movie, it will make the greatest impression on the viewer, seen on the big screen in the cinema.
But you can watch the movie and at home, putting the discOr by finding a free website for watching movies online. In the reviews often there are tips to watch this picture in the late evening, when nothing prevents you from concentrating on the film and subsequent reflections on it.