Parfenov's documentary, shot for Alexander Pushkin's 200th anniversary, shows a full-scale picture of the places related to the poet's life, historical materials, and excerpts from other films. Some of the material looks like a silent feature film. Parfenov presents the poet's biography as a contemporary chronicler.
Runtime: 41 minutes
Живой Пушкин - Yekaterina Guseva - Netflix
Yekaterina Konstantinovna Guseva (Russian: Екатери́на Константи́новна Гу́сева; 9 July 1976) is a Russian film, theater, TV actress and singer, Meritorious Artist of Russia. She became famous for her role in the 2002 television series Brigada.
Живой Пушкин - Early life - Netflix
In Guseva's childhood, her father played the violin; it was his violin depicted in the series Brigada. Her younger sister, Nastya, works as a methodologist in a kindergarten. By age four, she was already part of the modern gymnastics resource group for the Soviet Union's representative team. She also tried figure skating and swimming. Seven years before finishing school, Katya was involved in the Georgian dance ensemble Kolkhida and managed to perform in the Bolshoi. While planning to enroll at the Moscow Biotechnology Institute, she was approached by an assistant to theatre director Evgeny Simonov who suggested she should apply for the V.V. Shukina Performing Arts College. She gave it a try, prepared for the entry exam during three days, and made it with ease.