Aleksandr Proshkin

Aleksandr Proshkin – Zhivi i pomni AKA Live and Remember (2008)

In the last year of the war in his native village he is returned Andrew, who had deserted, returning from the hospital after being wounded. The fact that Andrew returned, knows only one person – his wife Anastasia. She must hide her husband, even from his family, only occasionally visiting him in the shelter. Andrew is now – the eternal fugitive, doomed to loneliness. Eventually Nastya knows that waits for the child. Now it is for the whole village – the wrong spouse, not wait for her husband. Victory comes a day, husbands and sons come home, and only Nastya knows for sure that Andrew would never return. And in the village, meanwhile, rumors say that Andrey is not missing, he deserted and hiding somewhere nearby. Read More »

Aleksandr Proshkin – Mikhaylo Lomonosov (1986)

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The strength of mind of Mikhailo Lomonosov was comparable only to that of the Russian Spirit itself. An amazing mixture of natural (rather than ancestral) nobility, overwhelming intellect, sense of the beauty, humour, kind heart, and a total dedication, self sacrifice to the most deserving ideals, would make any true Russian, including Peter the Great, the most proud for the land that gave birth to this unimaginably capable human being. And the film brings out this point to you, not only using great talent of the inspired actors and director, but also by quoting historical facts and documents, and precisely reproducing events, scenes and even emotions. Read More »