Gela Meskhi became the captain of the factory’s football team


Гела Месхи стал капитаном заводской футбольной команды
The actor has learned to score goals with a kick.

Гела Месхи стал капитаном заводской футбольной команды

Gela Meskhi

Photo: VGTRK

On the set of the TV series “Black cat”, which
coming soon on the channel “Russia” (VGTRK), Gela Meskhi mastered the rules of football
the late 40’s-early 50-ies: the story takes place in post-war
time. He plays a locksmith Krasnogorsk mechanical plant Ivan Mishin,
who is also the captain of the local football team.

The character of Gela, along with friends, the same
workers from neighboring workshops, athletes, Komsomol activists, whose portraits
hung in the hall of fame at night making daring raids and robberies. Their gang,
keeping in awe a few years the whole country was popularly known as the “Black
cat”. They could not catch as anyone and had not occurred,
that the best representatives of the suburban youth can be the “werewolves”.

Гела Месхи стал капитаном заводской футбольной команды

Gela Meskhi

Photo: VGTRK

The series is based on real events and
Gela Meskhi character has a real prototype. This gang leader Ivan Mitin,
shift foreman plant defense number 34, which at the time of liquidation was
presented to a high government award — the order of Labor
Of the red banner. The people of “the Black cat” also known as the “gang Mitin”. “We
tried to tell his version of events that was forced to participate in
the raids of these guys who were in good standing, received a decent salary
and certainly not in poverty,” says 7days.ru Executive producer of the series
Ilya Paperny.

Гела Месхи стал капитаном заводской футбольной команды

Gela Meskhi

Photo: VGTRK

The plot command Mishina, which includes his
friends, the guys from neighbouring shops Jack “Tarzan” (Simon Shemes), Ilya “Shark”
(Alexander Lobanov) and Roma Kid (Denis Sukhomlinov) participate in the Union
soccer championship. These scenes were filmed at the stadium in Kaluga. “To play
football all the boys know from childhood, but our actors had to learn
the rules of the game of the postwar period, — says Ilya Paperny. In the picture there are
a time when Mishin scored a goal blow through itself, and Gela brilliantly
mastered this trick. By the way, if the ball was not bouncy as it is now, and
filled, for example, felt. In training, the actors were playing modern ball, and
already in the frame they made inflatable, so guys deal with it”.

Gela Meskhi

Photo: VGTRK