Post a memory of Mark Zakharov
• Memory Post Mark Zakharov
September 28, 2019 passed away the greatest director of our time, the head of the theater "Lenkom" Mark Zakharov. With him went the whole epoch. His films - a classic of the Soviet cinema and its theater - a true legend. He opened new names and carefully collected in its troupe of talented, bright, unique in its kind of actors. He was able to create your own unique collection of performances, films and names.
are not born director
As a child, Mark Zakharov was not even thinking about how to connect his life with the theater and cinema. Despite the fact that his mother Galina Bardeen was herself an actress in the past, and later taught children acting skills in the drama group, she was opposed to the son walked in her footsteps. And I told him to come to the Institute of Civil Engineering. After the failure of his son on the entrance exams Halina suddenly ordered him to carry the documents to the theater. In the Moscow Art Theater School Zakharov did not accept, but after further preparation for the audition, he became a student GITIS.
as Mark Zakharov himself dreaming about how to break out of poverty, and half-starved existence. Inspired by its Jack London novel "Martin Eden", where the main character was able to build himself his life. And he firmly decided to go to his purpose, efficiently completing the work which has been undertaken. But his wife Nina Lapshinova with which Mark A. met even in his student years, once told his wife that the actor he is very mediocre. He believed her, and directed all their energies to directing.
Mark Zakharov and Nina Lapshinova. / Photo: www.teleprogramma.pro Zakharov served as an actor in the Perm drama and at the same time taught at the local university student theater. Returning to Moscow, he worked in the MDT Gogol, after in the Theater of Miniatures, then led the Student Theater of Moscow State University.
When the MSU Theater Mark Zakharov staged "Dragon", it seemed the entire capital, including visitors, visited on this performance. Later, there were new productions and each becomes an event in the theatrical life of the capital. Ten years after graduation, he was a director at the Moscow Satire Theater, and in 1973 headed the Lenin Komsomol Theater.
A unique collection of
Mark Zakharov with special diligence to build "a theater". He wanted to Lenkom Theater became a commonwealth of artists and carefully selected actors in his troupe. He had a special gift to see the talent. Thanks to Mark Zakharov audience learned Oleg Yankovsky and Alexander Abdulov, Nicholas Karachentsova and Dmitry Pevtsova.
Not afraid to take to the theater director and already famous actors: Yevgeny Leonov, Leonid armor, Tatiana Peltzer, Innu Churikova. And the company today can be proud of their actors, among them Alexander Zbruev and Andrei Sokolov, Shanin Elena and Tatyana Kravchenko, Alexander Lazarev and Gennady Khazanov, Bol'shova Anna and Alexander Zakharov.
It is with love and respect for each individual, but at the same time was a demanding and strict. He always clearly knew how to be a spectacle, and was able to get the actors impeccable performance director's requirements.
His theater was unique in its kind. Here, we put ideological performances that go with alleged Soviet censorship, but Zakharov always brings his ironic attitude to reality. His productions - is also a unique collection of images and styles, mixing times and the ability to be free, regardless of the circumstances and the surrounding reality.
The novel with film
He took not a lot of films, but each painting by Mark Zakharov - a true masterpiece. More than one generation of filmmakers and scriptwriters will learn from the movies Zakharova, and the audience - happy to reconsider your favorite pictures.
In his movies were shot "his" actors, those with whom he worked in the theater. As a result, the picture of Mark Zakharov acquired quite a unique style. It was a kind of symbiosis of theater and cinema: the unforgettable "Formula of Love" and the magical "Ordinary Miracle" incredible "That Munchhausen" and innovative film-parable "Kill the Dragon".
In addition, Zakharov himself wrote screenplays, and he created a letter to Comrade Sukhov "White Sun of the Desert" - a work of art.
Creativity Mark Zakharov won numerous awards, director awarded high honors and received numerous awards. But probably the most highest recognition - a truly national love.
September 28, 2019 Mark A. died in hospital from repeated pneumonia. Out of genius director, and the person, but it remains a bright memory of the great master of his craft and his unique work, his unique collection.