The Director did not want to be seen only as the son of a famous father. Fyodor Bondarchuk was afraid that one day the authority of the parent, who directed the Oscar-winning film “War and peace” will crush him. He decided to defy destiny and for many years did not appear in the apartment mothers and dads.
May 9 one of the most successful Russian Director Fyodor Bondarchuk said the 50-year anniversary. In honor of the anniversary on the First channel showed a documentary film dedicated to the author-grossing pictures, in which Fyodor Bondarchuk openly talked about his family, about the relationship with his ex-wife Svetlana. Fedor and Svetlana Bondarchuk continue to meet secretly
Of course, the authors of tape could not leave without attention the topic of parents by Fyodor Bondarchuk. As you know, he is a follower of actor-registerkey dynasty. The mother of the celebrant is one of the most beautiful Actresses of the Soviet cinema Irina Skobtseva. Father – a famous film Director, Creator of the cult Soviet films, including the Oscar-winning epic “War and peace” Sergey Bondarchuk.
However, the image of a minion of fortune, and darling of families who do not know Fyodor Sergeyevich people who are inclined to ascribe to it, has nothing to do with reality. In childhood, Theodore and his sister Alena barely seen her children grow up with Irina Skobtseva. Sergei Bondarchuk worked all the time, and later came to filming. The house was often visited by guests, friends and colleagues of the Director. And of course, to Frank and Alena was not enough communication with the father. They just saw it as communicating with colleagues, as he loves their mother.
“Children of filmmakers – it is a difficult path, and the kids are great filmmakers… they say: it is easy. What is easy for me? Yes, I have a burden of responsibility – the name of a novel, the first Director of the country. Yes, it’s a slab of concrete. Nobody talks about the huge number of children of artists who had very difficult and even tragic”, – told in the film by Fyodor Bondarchuk.
Fearing that the name of the father will one day crush him, Fedor left home after he served in the army. Left to become an adult. “I lived in the Institute. Not at home – admitted Bondarchuk. – Came from the army and immediately moved there with things. For me it was important that I lived and earned on their own. I have built my life. For me it was a challenge. Home was the cinematography, but traveled all over Moscow, according to friends.”
However, film Director Tigran Keosayan, in whose apartment also once lived Bondarchuk, said the authors of the film his version of the reasons for leaving home by Fyodor Bondarchuk.
“He’s after the army was a love that found no response from the parents of Theodore. So he left. It was a remarkable novel, steeped in the army’s hunger and the ensuing happiness of love, which resulted, in my opinion, in a very beautiful long story,” said Keosayan.
Svetlana and Fyodor Bondarchuk for many years was one of the most beautiful couples of the Russian film industry. But just over a year ago the pair made a public statement announcing their divorce. The former husband and wife had maintained friendly relations for the sake of the children and two little granddaughters.