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Sergey Yurskiy. "I Came to Cinematography as a Clown”

 

On March, 16, Sergey Yurskiy, actor, director, playwright — "Ostap Bender" from "Gold Calf", Viknisor from "SKID Republic", Uncle Mitya from "Love and Doves" — celebrates his 80-th birthday...

In the middle of 70-s the KGB restricted Yurskiy in the most important — they prohibited him to act in the cinema, abolished performances with his participation: "There is no actor Yurskiy". He was not permitted to leave his motherland — no tours. Seeking for the one who has "snitched" on him to the KGB and the reason of it, Yurskiy went for the reply to the KGB by himself. "It was a person, who is close to you, that snitched on you. Seek, we’ll tell you no more” — so they answered. And Sergey Yuriyevich cut himself from his environment...

Privacy borders. Yurskiy keeps them especially fervently. What will we find behind them? How much Yurskiy as an actor is different from Yurskiy as a man? Anyway, the audience will know Sergey Yuriyevich from a new, unexpected side.