Kira Muratova died
On the night of June 6, it became known that Kira Muratova, a Ukrainian director, scriptwriter and actress, had died. This is reported on the Facebook network by TV producer Yuri Minzyanov, the information was confirmed by the husband of actress Evgeny Golubenko.
Kira Muratova was the brightest film director of her generation with her own unique style. Already her first films “Short Encounters” (1967) and “Long Seeing Off” (1971) made her famous. Her films featured such famous artists as Vladimir Vysotsky, Oleg Tabakov, Renata Litvinova and others. Muratova completed her career in 2012, and her latest works were “Melody for a hurdy-gurdy” and “Eternal Return. Casting. “
Her film “Asthenic Syndrome” in 1990 won the Grand Prix of the Berlin Film Festival. The tragicomedy “Adjuster” was shown at a festival in Venice. The last works of the director were the dramas “Melody for Sharmanki” and “Eternal Return.” Casting.
Kira Muratova lived and worked in Odessa.
Among the most famous films of Kira Muratova:
Short Encounters (1967)
A geologist with a guitar (Vladimir Vysotsky) can not choose between his wife (Kira Muratov) and the quivering girl who is in love with him (Nina Ruslanova). The film has been lying on the shelf for almost 20 years, before it reaches the big screens.
Asthenic syndrome (1990)
Two seemingly unrelated novels about people on the verge of a nervous breakdown, which understand that madmen from the madhouse are no different from ordinary passers-by on the street. The film won the Grand Prix of the Berlin Film Festival.
Two jockeys are fighting for a windy girl, whom they met on vacation in the town by the sea. The first joint work of Kira Muratova and Renata Litvinova – later Litvinova will in many respects copy the style of an outstanding director in his film works.
Three stories (1997)
Kochegar (Sergey Makovetsky) wants to burn the corpse of a neighbor. The employee of the hospital archive (Renata Litvinova) hunts mothers-refuseniks. A young grandson accidentally harasses his grandfather (Oleg Tabakov). A kaleidoscope of human vices, designed as an entertaining comedy.
The piano tuner (George Deliev) and his girlfriend (Renata Litvinova) want to rob two gullible intelligent old women (Nina Ruslanova, Alla Demidova). A universally acknowledged late masterpiece by the director.