Advice 1: Where the film "Love and doves"

In 1985 in Soviet cinemas out a picture of Vladimir Menshov "Love and pigeons". The film was shot in two places: shooting village life Basil kuzjakina took place in Karelia, and the marine shooting the Black sea, in Batumi.
Where the film "Love and doves"
Director Vladimir Menshov has made many amazing movies. One of the most striking pictures was the film "Love and pigeons". The plot of the film was clear and close to every Soviet viewer and narrated about the life of rustic and kind of the worker of forestry Vasily kuzjakina.

At leisure Basil is breeding pigeons. Loves birds and his younger daughter. His family lives simple pleasures. The only people that make "the spice" in their regular lives - neighbors uncle Mitya and Baba Shura. After Kuzyakin receives an industrial injury, he was sent to rest at sea.


Survey village life Basil was held in the Karelian ASSR, in the little town of Medvezhyegorsk. It is located in the shores of lake Onega, near the river Kumsa. At the Bank of Kumsi stood the house in which the scenario was a family Kusakina. In 2011, he was burned, and now in its place built a private cottage.

In modern Medvezhyegorsk is home to about 15,000 people, has a dairy, a factory for harvesting and processing of wood, port, and several hotels and tourist complexes. In addition to the film "Love and doves", was shot here paintings such as "And on stones trees grow", "piranha" and "the Fourth height".


When Vladimir Menshov want to take a trip kuzjakina at sea, the crew moved to Batumi. At a time when cameramen filmed bathing kuzjakina and Raisa Zakharovna, in Batumi it was November, and the sea temperature was 14 ° C above zero. By the way, in Medvezhyegorsk at the time of filming was also not hot - the average temperature of the warmest summer month here rarely exceeds 16оС.


"Love and pigeons" is based on the true story of a family Kusakina. The author of the script Vladimir Gurkin was personally acquainted with Hope and Basil Casacinema, which served as the prototype for the hero of the film. Hope and Vasily lived in the Irkutsk region, city of Cheremkhovo. Now in this village there is a monument to the heroes of the picture.

For the first time on the Soviet screens the film "Love and doves" was released in 1985. Since then it has been viewed more than 44 million people. In 1985, the film won the prestigious film award "Golden boat", a year later, "Love and doves" were already in the Finnish and Hungarian cinemas. In 2009, the picture won the award MTV Russia as one of the best films of the Soviet era.

Advice 2: Where the film "Love and doves"

Phrases from this movie a long time ago, has become a popular and online roam thousands of movies of this picture. Hard to imagine what would be distinctive of the treasure would have lost our cinema, if Vladimir Menshov did not remove the "Love and pigeons" in 1984.
Where the film "Love and doves"

Preparations for the shooting

The script for the film "Love and doves" was written by Vladimir Gurkin, actor, screenwriter and playwright. Interestingly, all characters have real prototypes, all the paintings of scenario occurred in real life. The fact that the family Kusakina is neighbors family Gorkinym in the village of Cheremkhovo. The characters Nadia and Bob were charged to the grandparents of Vladimir, the sister of the grandmother is Baba Shura, the grandfather of actor – uncle Mitya, and Raisa Zakharovna his classmate (according to some).
The Director himself was surprised at how bad live villagers, he was looking for a kind more or less suitable for the screen to be seen a lamentable decline.

The nature of the film Vladimir Menshov was looking for a long time, I had to go to many villages to find a suitable one.

Perfect pictures of nature and rural life have been found in Karelia, on the outskirts of Medvezhegorsk, on the shore of the river Kums. There was destined to play Doroshina Nina and Alexander Mikhailov. However, in order to start shooting, we had to Refine the shot for the main characters house. The crew independently onto the veranda and loft.

Currently part of the buildings have already been destroyed, including the local house of culture, which took place in the story of the dance. Even the family home Kusakina demolished, now in its place stands the mansion.

Business resort

According to the scenario after the injury Basil direct to the resort, on the sea to heal. However, the place of rest is not known.

In 2011, in the village of Cheremkhovo was a monument to the main characters, the author – sculptor Karim Mukhamadiev.

Resort the shooting took place on the territory of Georgia. Episode swimming and meeting Basil and Raisa rice Zakharovna loved was shot in Batumi in November, the water temperature at that time was just above fourteen degrees. Some additional points were still shot in the local dolphinariums in the outdoor pool.

Episode the fall of Basil from the doorway into the sea was shot three times. The idea of the Director, the character was supposed to fall into the sea, under water stripped divers, and in a moment he had to swim to Raisa Zakharovna. During filming the second take, the actor almost drowned because of the tie, which did not want to come loose. In the end, a tie strengthened by only a few stitches to quickly disrupt.

Also in the frame were the Batumi beach and a local market, where Basil and Raisa made a purchase, and the balcony scene was filmed in the hotel "Batumi address". Other scenes were filmed in pavilions "Mosfilm".
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