the Department of culture and Moschino has prepared a retrospective of films by Soviet Director Aleksandr Ptushko. He is known for his film adaptations of epics, folk tales and literary works. A retrospective dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the birthday of its Director, which is celebrated this year.

the collection includes nine films. Among them — an early film Ptushko 1930-ies, shot in black-and-white films and color films 1950-1970-ies. This, for example, “the Tale of time lost”, “Scarlet sails”, “Ruslan and Lyudmila”. The selection available on the website of “Moschino”. And to see all the movies without leaving the house on the portal “Culture.of the Russian Federation”.

in addition, his paintings Ptushko actively used trick photography, masterfully filmed mass scenes. The techniques that he used in the works today might seem outdated. But it is important to understand that they were created without the usual computer graphics today.

In the retrospective includes the directorial film debut of Alexander Ptushko, the film “New Gulliver”, filmed in 1935. The plot — the first part of the novel Jonathan swift’s “Gulliver’s Travels”, where the main character is in the country of Lilliput. Main protagonist of the film was the pioneer of Peter Konstantinov. He falls asleep on the book “Gulliver’s Travels” and in the dream falls on its pages, in the world of lilliput.

In the film “the Golden key”, filmed in 1939 based on the play by Alexei Tolstoy, along with real actors play with dolls. During the screening, the audience will be able to watch the adventures of Buratino and his friends Malvina, Pierrot, Artemon and the evil puppeteer Karabas-Barabas.

Painting 1946 “Stone flower” was the first color film by Alexander Ptushko. In the film adaptation of the Ural fairy tales of Pavel Bazhov talks about Danila-master, skilled stone Carver. Every his work is widely admired. But Daniel is not satisfied, he wants to achieve perfection. Mistress of Copper mountain urges masters to his underground Kingdom that he created the stone flower, which is indistinguishable from the present. And Danila is sent to the sorceress.

In 1950-ies Alexander Ptushko took two kinoskazki based on epics. This is a film “Sadko”, 1952, created on motives of folk epic songs of the Novgorod merchant and minstrel Sadko, and the picture of “Ilya Muromets”. It came out four years later. The tape narrates about feats of the Russian warriors, among whom Ilya Muromets, Alyosha Popovich and Dobrynya Nikitich.

the collection “Moschino” got the picture “Scarlet sails”, filmed in 1961. In the film adaptation of the novel by Alexander grin, the young Anastasia Vertinskaya made her film debut, played Assol. The heroine since childhood, waiting for someone who will sail her on a ship under crimson pharusame and taken away to a magical land. Romantic dreams come true one day. Beloved Assol, captain Arthur gray, who was played by Vasily Lanovoy.

spectators are invited to watch the film adaptation of the works of Alexander Pushkin “the Tale of Tsar Saltan”. The picture was released in 1966. The film is very close to the source. Added his only song that became a point of contact with Russian folklore. The main roles in the film played by Vladimir Andreyev, Larisa Golubkina and Oleg vidov.

About what happens if the children change places with the old and evil wizards, you can learn by watching the film “the Tale of time lost” in 1964. By the way, this is the only film by Alexander Ptushko, loosely based on the works of his contemporary, writer Eugene Schwartz.

And to see the adventures of the hero who goes in search of his kidnapped bride, Internet users in the last film “Ruslan and Lyudmila”. Two-part tape based on the eponymous poem by Alexander Pushkin, was released in 1973. The audience will be immersed in the dangerous and exciting adventures of the hero Ruslan. This, for example, met the wizard, Chernomor, the witch Naina and other vermin.

Aleksandr Ptushko was born on April 19, 1900 in Lugansk, Ekaterinoslav province, Russian Empire (now Luhansk region of Ukraine) in a peasant family. In 1926 he graduated from the Moscow Institute of national economy. Since 1927 he worked on “Moskinokombinat” (today “Mosfilm”) as a Director and animator. In 1932, took the first Soviet sound cartoon “Lord of life”. On account of Alexander Ptushko — about 20 cartoons and many feature and short films.

the Director died on March 6, 1973 in Moscow, buried at the Novodevichy cemetery.

“Porsche design” — institution in the structure of the Department of culture of Moscow that manages the network of municipal cinemas. Every year the organization hosts hundreds of retrospectives, festivals, films, film clubs, premieres and meetings with Directors, and also oversees a citywide campaign “movie Night”. The network includes 13 theaters, including “Space”, “salute”, “Star”, “Torch” and “Youth”. In the Cinematheque “Moschino” contains about nine thousand copies of the Soviet film classics.

Despite the fact that all municipal offices are closed in connection with the spread of the coronavirus, the cultural life of Moscow continues, but online. Their programs for those who stayed home, prepared the libraries, museums, galleries, parks and many other cultural sites of Moscow. On a single Internet site presents dozens of concerts, performances, tours, lectures and even a light show.