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François Couperin: Pièces de Clavecin 18

Esteemed Readers, today I present you an elegant & a sophisticated set for harpsichord composed by François Couperin. N18 is made in F major, if it means you something. In my first posts of this year dedicated to the genius … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: War Dramas VIII

In 1977 Vas’ilij B’ikov, one of our famous actors, film directors & the war participant, presented a very profound & curious film uniting the war, its memory & next generation. It is called “One-Two, Soldiers were going…/Ati-Bati, shli sold’ati”(1977). The … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: War Dramas VII

Speaking of war TV’series, I would like to pay your dearest attention, Esteemed Readers, to “Version Omega” made by an Estonian film director Antonis-Janis Voazos in 1975. Movies about the Soviet intelligence service form a special branch of the genre. … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: War Dramas V

Esteemed Readers, among our wonderful war movies there are ones raising an important question about a hard female destiny during the wartime. Indeed, it is a very sensitive matter to be discussed even at present as the women made the … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: War Dramas III

Esteemed Readers, our movie of today is “The Cranes Are Flying/ “Leti’at Guravl’i” (1957)by Michael Kalatozov. It is one of the first Soviet movies shot as a psychological war drama depicting how cruelties of that time destroy the human destiny. … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: War Dramas II

Esteemed Readers, I would like to present you a war movie telling a story of an ordinary man facing calamities of this cruel disaster. “Fate of a Man/Sudba Cheloveka” (1959) is one of the best war psychological dramas based on … Continue reading

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Vinicius de Moraes, Toquinho & Les Couperin

Esteemed Readers, our attention moves to another musical retrospective view of Baroque music & Bossa Nova: they are Vinicius de Moraes & Toquinho or Les Couperin. The previous year I have already introduced you our genius Vinicius who made a … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: War Dramas I

Esteemed Readers, our Soviet Movie Café will be dedicated to the War movies in 2021, especially to ones telling about the Second World War as it has been a great disaster for Russia. The modern international history prefers to erase … Continue reading

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Dedicated to Tom Jobim: Bossa Nova Movie (2000)

Is it possible to unite the genius music by Tom Jobim & cinema? The answer is simple: without any problems! Moreover, a perfect plot, a great shooting & a proper film message will create a completely incredible masterpiece. As, for … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: Winter Evening in Gagry

“Winter Evening in Gagry” (1985) is a prophetic musical dramatic movie made by one of our best film-directors Karen Shakhnazarov. This profound & serious story has two plots: 1. entering of the digital & computer technologies into a concert life, … Continue reading

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