HISTORY, PATRIOTISM AND MAN: A CASE STUDY OF THE ONE-SHOT FILM BY B. LIZNEV “POLK, SMIRNO!”
Pages: 156-163 Published: 11 Aug 2016
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Abstract: The architectonics and poetics of B.A. Liznev one-shot film “Polk, Smirno!” (2006) based on antique photograph are considered. The features of the director's cinematic style are studied, and the screen means of expression used by Boris Liznev to reveal the historical outline and the image of an ordinary soldier at war are described: intra-frame editing and sound editing, color symbolism, defects of photo and a storyline of Peter the soldier. In conclusion the methods of modern conceptualisation of historical events and patriotism through documentary and artistic representation combined are characterised.