In the capital held a demonstration and press conference at the Grand film “28 Panfilov”, a film based on folk remedies.
The history of this truly national cinema began seven years ago – it was then written the script. Its author, Andrew Shalopa also became the Director of the film. The news of the project spread rapidly through the network, the legendary story has inspired ordinary people to the fundraiser – it was not previously removed any of the film, dedicated to this feat. In the end, thanks to 35 thousand people, “28 Panfilov” was a sufficient sum to complete the work on the film. Also, the creators are not left without the support of the Ministry of culture and the Russian military historical society.
The action takes place in November 1941, Nazi troops are approaching Moscow, on their way to the village of Dubosekovo near Volokolamsk. There the Germans faced the fierce resistance of the 316-th infantry division under the command of General Panfilov. 28 men of this division will be the real heroes and role models to all who are fighting for their Homeland. They stood to the last, and destroy the enemy in all possible ways, and when they run out of ammo and grenades, attacked with bayonets and axes. Panfilov their lives kept the 50 Nazi tanks, most of which they managed to burn.
To work on the film gathered a talented team: “This teamwork I have not seen on any project previously. People worked not for money but for ideas. This is the great merit of the Director Andrew Salope and Director Kim Druzhinin” – says the performer of the role of political instructor Klochkov Alexei Morozov. His character belongs to the famous phrase: “Great Russia, and nowhere to retreat – behind Moscow!”. “The feat is not to die for the Homeland is just. For the Motherland to live and to fight. This is the basic idea of our film,” says the Director.
Most of the film was shot on location. These were dug the trenches in which the actors literally lived during filming. Engaged in the film even real tanks. The everyday life of soldiers, weapons, amazingly written dialogues – all this immerses the viewer into the story. The creators consciously relied on the best Soviet films about the war, to achieve the desired atmosphere and to Express homage to those tapes, who admired the Soviet audience. Minimal use of computer graphics and shots from different guns, explosions – all present.
“We are pleased with his work. This film is not ashamed nor towards our grandparents nor towards the people who invested in the project their money” – are recognized as creators. To see the heroic feat of simple peasants, in the beginning of the war inspired other soldiers in a fierce struggle with the enemy, in the cinema on 24 November.