“Not cry. Cemented another memory stone” – the best reviews on the film “the Myth”

Photo: Anatoly Gaevsky

8 Feb in theaters coming documentary “Myth” about the Paris Opera soloist Vasily Slipage. From 2014, the artist fought in the Donbas volunteer corps “Right sector”. Call “Myth” was chosen because of the favorite Aria of Mephistopheles from the Opera “Faust”. In the summer of 2016 died in the village of Lugansk, Bakhmut district.

During the first weekend of hire the picture has collected 300 thousand UAH.

Sessions are held in 45 theaters in 32 cities of Ukraine. And in the Italian cities of Rome and Milan. The slogan of the work: “what killed Vasily Slipak”.

Gazeta.ua gathered the best comments of the shows.

Olga Akulova singer, composer: “a Week ago, watched the MYTH on a movie preview session. And next morning could not hear the Aria of Mephistopheles. He is the best singing it. And the density of the sound and power of voice, velvet bass-baritone voice, and charisma! Other and some were not …What is the invincibility and solid position! With him died the whole universe! Anguish! How much he could still do it!”

Next morning couldn’t hear a Aria of Mephistopheles

Singer, TV presenter Andngeleka Rudnitskaya:

“(Not) died in vain if Vasily Slipak?”the answer to this question is unlikely to need to look at those who came to Kiev in the overflowed hall of a cinema “Ukraine” for the premiere. The film has collected those first days and still framed his shoulders a wounded country. Myth-the singer and the myth of the warrior. Friends of Basil Slipka in the film was looking for an explanation for myself, as it was combined in one person and that is more important”.

The film has collected those first days and still framed his shoulders a wounded country

“I was thinking about something else. Vasily is a man with a unique voice, which Ukraine spoke not when he has won all possible international musical competitions, and when he died. The sad, ugly Ukrainian tradition … Our talents and heroes will be live when we learn to appreciate in life and not after death … I during the movie didn’t cry. “Cemented” is another stone memorial in itself…”added Rudnitskaya.

Impressions from the show shared by the Director of the Institute of national remembrance Vladimir Vyatrovich.

“Leonid Kanter took a beautiful movie “the Myth” of Vasily Slipage and the war. One of his best films and the best film, from my point of view, about the present. Even he did not expect such impressions. Look!”

I during the movie didn’t cry. “Cemented” is another stone memorial in itself

Plaintive comment frontman of the band “Mandry” Serhiy Fomenko (Thomas.) The musician frequently performs concerts in the area ATO.

“Finally able to go and see the MYTH. Would have to see him week in the box office, and at least a month. Show on television in prime time to “tired”,”frustrated” and disoriented the rear of the population of Ukraine at least a little understood and saw firsthand what true patriotism is, what real love is. What is the honor and power of the spirit. Is mega successful career and a carefree life abroad, than the soul that hurts when there is a war. Crying is not a shame”.

“Thought I became thick-skinned in these extreme years, learned to cry without tears .. But then I couldn’t resist. Struck by the spirit of Basil Slipage .. Thank you for your work!”added the artist.

Show on television in prime time to “tired”,”frustrated” and disoriented the rear of the population of Ukraine at least a little understood and saw firsthand what real patriotism

Natalia Snow wrote on the official page of the movie in Facebook:

“In Florence (cinema in Desnyanskiy district. – Gazeta.ua) convenient evening sessions on “Myth”. Today at 18:30 going from 30 spectators. Behind us sat a mother with children of primary school age:

– No, popcorn will not buy. It’s not an entertaining movie.

There were no objections.

But when he emerged from the hall (no one stood up until the end credits) – the cleaners noted with surprise that they have nothing to do.”

Volunteer, lecturer, Kyiv national Taras Shevchenko Marina Ryabchenko which joined in the creation of the film, shared his impressions from watching. Said that her name mentioned in the credits, although she did not insist.

“Oh my God! Never thought a documentary could be SO! The film, which is the plot on which the watch is not worse than the art. The film, which we can laugh, and cry. Strikingly!

The only drawback for me was the slogan “what killed Vasily Slipak?”Perhaps because I have such question neither in relation to the hero of the film, or any of our guys. After the show I overheard an interview of George Crane, who said that he understood that much stronger would the last phrase of Basil Slipka “Response the Tobi I vcno itime”. Surprised, because the same thought appeared to me in the cinema. Definitely go and see this movie!”

Users noted that the picture would be worth showing to students.

Much stronger would the last phrase of Basil Slipka “Response the Tobi I vcno itime”

“I can’t understand why the state is unable to garner the support of the Ministry of education and to write letters of recommendation for schools, colleges and universities. Same story every time. People very little. Called the school to son, there is no one heard or knows about the movie “the Myth”. There are lessons of Patriotic education purely for show. That’s all, unfortunately,” – he wrote in facebook Natalia Baydaev.

Called the school to son, there is no one heard or knows about the movie “the Myth”

On display in Milan, Italy, came two spectators, who covered the distance in 2 thousand miles to see “Myth”.

“It is the Glory and Stas. They wanted to see “Myth” that drove 2000 kilometers hitchhiked through eight countries. So don’t tell me that you do not convenient time or location. It would be a desire!”- wrote the Director of the film Leonid Kanter.

In social networks the Director of a picture Leonid Kanter wrote why the movie “the Myth” will not upload to the Internet.

“Ukraine got used to the fact that any movie after the rental appears in the network. If for a Hollywood movie it means the loss of some percentage of the multimillion-dollar profits for the Ukrainian it means death. The market for European, especially Ukrainian films is very small. If we talk specifically about our film, the MYTH, the next six months waiting for his festival life. Participation in festivals is the opportunity to meet with distributors, which in turn gives the film a chance in the cinemas of other countries. Movies that are already in the network, to major festivals do not take”.

Ukraine got used to the fact that any movie after the rental appears in the network

“Through this film, we count on the fact that the viewer will not be able to press pause, stop or skip any part. This is not information tape and emotions experienced by the viewer during playback, linked together a strong chain. Most of the frames of the” Myth ” filmed by non-professional operators on the phone, action VHS camera. To bring this image to the required quality, has done a tremendous job. The team of “myth-makers” handled every second of the film, divided into 25 kadrikov, and we are very keen that the audience got it all at the highest level!”- wrote the Director.

Telepremera scheduled for 20 December (birthday of Vasily Slepak) on ICTV channel

“Myth” is a documentary with animated inserts. Tells the story of Basil Kipaka from the beginning of the career of the singer in Lviv. Shows the Paris stage of the artist’s life and returning to Ukraine since the beginning of the revolution of Dignity. During the Maidan, singing, raising funds for volunteer needs. With the beginning of hostilities in the Donbas came to the front. During the third visit in 2016, the year was a machine gunner on the front lines. Died at 6 a.m. June 29 from a sniper’s bullet. Footage of the injured Basil Slipka fixed camera his brother with the call sign “Painted”.

The second wave of screenings of the picture “the Myth” will begin February 22 and will occur in 35 cities of Ukraine.

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