Today marks the '81 Marina Vlady
• Today marks '81 Marina Vlady
May 10 marks the '81 the famous French actress of cinema, theater and television, the singer, the widow of Vladimir Vysotsky Marina Vlady. It has become the standard of beauty in the movies of the 1960s, he has played more than 100 roles, but we knew her for one job, which brought her the first loud pop, -. The film "Bewitched", filmed in France, based on the novel by Ivan Kuprin "Oles". The film played in the fate of Marina Vlady symbolic role and forever changed her life ...
The daughter of immigrants from Russia, Ekaterina Marina Polyakova-Baydarova debuted in film in 11 years. 2 years later, her father died, and in memory of him, she took a pseudonym, formed by his name: Vladimir - Vlady. Under this name it and we find out first in France and then throughout the world. Start her film career was quite successful, after the film "First-class girl", "First Love," "Before the flood," about a young actress talked about as a rising star. But the world fame came to her only after the film "Bewitched" in which 17-year-old actress played a major role. Ever since childhood, Marina Vlady enthusiastically engrossed Russian prose and gladly agreed to play for the familiar image of her.
The film was praised and the audience and the critics. He was awarded the prize "Silver Bear" at the International Film Festival in West Berlin in 1956 in the USSR "Bewitched" enjoyed immense popularity. Firstly, it was loosely based on the novel by Russian writer, but the action in the film and was moved to Sweden, but the story remained the same close and understandable to the Soviet viewers. Second, the main role performed by an actress with a Russian roots, which became the standard of beauty as we do, and abroad. At the same time in Europe, it was called Slavic beauty, and in the USSR - the European one. Marina Vlady as a young savage was so attractive and alluring, that it was immediately nicknamed "witch". It was after this role, it drew the attention of Soviet filmmakers and began her invite to the survey in the USSR.
After the film a thousand spectators in France, and the Soviet Union began to imitate Marina Vlady and do yourself hairstyles are the same, what was she in the film. Her Inga (so called in Kuprin Oles film) wore long straight flowing hair with short bangs. This hairstyle was called "witch". Fashionistas repainted in blonde and cropped bangs and Marina Vlady became the standard of beauty of the 1950s. And in 1975, the Latvian perfumers released spirits "Bewitched."
But this film has played in her life a pivotal role not only because that was the start of a successful film career and made the actress the standard of beauty, but also because forever tied her to the country of her ancestors, and marked the beginning of the romantic story of Marina Vlady and Vladimir Vysotsky - it is in this role, 18-year-old poet saw her for the first time and was captivated by the beauty and charm of the French actress. Since the release of the film to their meeting to be held another 12 years, both have time to visit married, but their meeting will forever change the lives of both.
For the first time in the USSR Marina Vlady visited in 1965 on the film festival, but then their meeting with Vysotsky did not take place. They met in 1967, and their affair began in 1968, when Vladi came to the USSR in the shooting of the film "Subject for a Short Story". Later, she said she was going to Russia for a year, and the result was delayed for 12 years, met Vladimir Vysotsky. By the time she arrived, he was busy on the set, and they are not immediately met. In her room at the hotel "Soviet" in the evenings going to artists, poets, writers, actors - all the Leningrad elite. And one of these evenings, and finally came Vysotsky.
Vladimir Vysotsky and his Witch * * | Photo: 2queens.ru In his book, "Vladimir, or Interrupted Flight" actress recall this: "You explain to me that once looked like all the film" Bewitched "and that, when in 1965 I came to the festival in Moscow, you tried in vain meet me. Several times a day you went to the cinema to watch highlights, to see me, at least on the screen. In short, you are in love for many years and could never imagine that one day you will see me alive and so close. From all this you do invariable conclusion: "Anyway, now I know that you will be my wife."
This love was not a first for them, nor the last, but for both was special, as the actress said: "We have thirty years, we have extensive experience in life - a few husbands and wives, five sons for two, professional success and failures, ups and downs, thanks. We are fascinated by each other as children first learned love. Nothing will ever erase from the memory of those first moments of infinite proximity ... We are together now and forever and ever. "
The role of the Sorceress named one of the best in the entire filmography of Marina Vlady. In this way it has been so convincing that many viewers identified the actress with her heroine. Once, because of this incident happened, what Marina said in his book. After the performance of their Vysotsky waited outside the theater two strangers. One of them introduced himself as her fan from Tbilisi, who came to avenge her: "We are ready to kill a friend of mine that dastardly villain who has no pity! How could he, if not repented? Stone! Stone even dogs do not kill "Finally I begin to understand: Witch - young savage - my heroine of the film on which cried all Russia, killed by the hands of an ignorant peasant. And now this man wants to avenge the one I played. He piously believe in all this, that it seemed quite natural to offer help to me ... ".
Marina Vlady is still frequently asked questions about the movie, although she does not consider it his best film works: "The film" Witch "is already so far from me, despite the fact that all the time about it asking in France, and other countries. At every meeting with me for some reason, show fragments of this particular film. It is believed that this is the original role of Marina Vlady. I was not there and 16 years, and although I like all the girls of my generation, a lot of reading, including Kuprin, but I am not so much engaged in psychology. I was given the text, and I played it. I think that so far I have and playing - more like a person, not as an actress ... I guess I've always been first and foremost a woman, not an actress. " With these words difficult to accept - even at the very beginning of his career, the actress hit her organically into the frame, fantastic magnetism and incredible charm. Probably, this is only by witches ...