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Life of remarkable monuments: Sholokhovskaya "The fate of man" in Uryupinsk

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"Military Review" continues the rubric "Life of remarkable monuments."


In the first issue, we recall, a small story was presented about the monument in the Udmurtia Sarapul - a monument dedicated to the peasants sending bread to starving residents of Moscow and Petrograd during the formation of the Soviet regime.

In the new plot - the city of Uryupinsk, the name of which is probably known to every resident of our country (and not only ours). For those who have been to this wonderful town located in the Volgograd region, perhaps the most famous and memorable was the monument to the goat - a visiting card of the edge of knitted products from down. However, in the capital of the Russian province (namely, such a poster meets those arriving in Uryupinsk) there is a monument that is much less likely to be found on presentation cards. And this monument is very soulful.



We are talking about a sculptural composition dedicated to the heroes of the story of Mikhail Sholokhov "The fate of man." A monument was erected in the year of the 60th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, and its authorship belongs to the sculptor S.P. Kalchenko.

The sculptural composition is placed symbolically - near the building of the city Council of Veterans.



The heroes of the sculptural group are recognizable, including the remarkable film adaptation of 1959. We are talking about the directorial debut of Sergei Bondarchuk - the film "The Fate of a Man", which can be attributed to the real classic of incarnation in the cinema of literary works about the war and how it went through a skating rink on human destinies.

Bench. A man sits on it - a driver Andrei Sokolov. Nearby is barefoot Vanya, the same boy who has lost his parents and whom he decides to tell Sokolov after the war that he is his father.



Touching sculptures are made without monumentalism, with warmth and simplicity warming the soul.

Why is the monument to the heroes of the story of Mikhail Sholokhov installed in Uryupinsk?

It's simple - in the literary work in this city the main character gets a job and it is in Uryupinsk (then the Stalingrad Region) that he meets an orphan boy.

It is worth noting that in 1959 the film "The Fate of Man" by the magazine "Soviet Screen" was recognized as the best film of the year. The film by Sergei Bondarchuk took awards at prestigious film festivals in Moscow, Karlovy Vary, Melbourne, Georgetown, etc.

Life of remarkable monuments: Sholokhovskaya "The fate of man" in Uryupinsk


The case when a monument may be worthy of a reward.
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used a frame from the film "The Fate of Man" (Mosfilm, 1959)
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  1. Aristarkh Lyudvigovich
    Aristarkh Lyudvigovich April 23 2020 17: 56 New
    +6
    Judging by the monument, the budget was very modest.
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    2. Svarog
      Svarog April 23 2020 18: 54 New
      +6
      Quote: Aristarkh Lyudvigovich
      Judging by the monument, the budget was very modest.

      In the first photo I tried to understand for a long time where the boy’s head is, or rather, what’s wrong with her. But from the last it became clear that the boy turned. I think the budget was really not big, but it turned out not very bad. In general, being on business trips, and I have to travel a lot, I really like, if possible, consider the monuments. They bring to any settlement, whether it is a village or a city, a certain charm and comfort.
      1. Alena Frolovna
        Alena Frolovna April 23 2020 20: 14 New
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        “Folder, dear! I knew! I knew you would find me! I have been waiting for you to find me! ”

        As in the song: "So two loneliness met." Piercing, to tears!
        This work of Sholokhov is simply necessary to study at school and write an essay on it.
        1. novel66
          novel66 April 23 2020 20: 26 New
          10
          so, and studied ... before ... and wrote, I remember
          1. Zoldat_A
            Zoldat_A April 23 2020 23: 47 New
            +3
            Quote: novel xnumx
            so, and studied ... before ... and wrote, I remember

            There was a booklet in a pocket format - I read it on time. Then, when the whole class took us after lessons to the "film epic" The Great Patriotic War "in 20 episodes with V. Lanov and with a preface by Leonid Brezhnev for each episode, and not to the TV series" Unknown War ".

            By the way, B. Lancaster recognized the great artist precisely then. And, by the way, Rod McKuen - Toward the Unknown heard then. R. Carmen eternal memory for such a film ...
            1. novel66
              novel66 April 24 2020 11: 53 New
              +5
              but not reading such books - how will they grow ..?
          2. Hagen
            Hagen April 25 2020 14: 11 New
            +1
            Quote: novel xnumx
            so, and studied ... before ... and wrote, I remember

            I, too, studied, wrote essays at school time. And I like the romance with the film. But what kind of nuance became interesting to me - why did the Germans transfer Andrei Sokolov to the unconvoyed category in 1944? The Germans would hardly have thought of putting a prisoner of war who had repeatedly escaped from a concentration camp as a driver to an officer carrying a military secret. And in order to get from the camp to the "Khivi", you must assure the German command of complete loyalty (for example, surrender the camp underground or something like that) and take the appropriate oath. Then there are questions to "Smersh". Some kind of jamb in the novel, not noticed by the author ... What will be the opinions?
            1. Zoldat_A
              Zoldat_A April 30 2020 08: 40 New
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              Quote: Hagen
              from which fright in 1944 did the Germans transfer Andrei Sokolov to the undeployed category?

              I myself was not there, of course, so I can only speculate.

              When it’s hard at the front, they pick up all the remnants in the rear. And planting a private Wehrmacht with a driver is a waste in these conditions. Because - ordinary Wehrmacht - to the Eastern Front (you can't send Andrei Sokolov there!), And in his place - who will succeed. Impact labor, the absence of violations of the regime is a sufficient reason to unleash even today in any zone of the world.
              This is exactly what Sholokhov described in the words of Sokolov. Although my opinion about this is based not only and not so much on the "Fate of man". I managed to read a lot of other things besides Sholokhov. Well, for example, M. Nisley "Witness for the Prosecution" is fiction literature, but lived by the author to the last incision with a scalpel on the instructions of "Doctor" Mengele. There is a lot of documentary evidence, but this is not a commentary topic, but a big conversation about where opportunism in captivity ends and collaboration begins.

              And yes. I will say what I saw myself (though not from personal experience). If you really want to "break off", but you understand that this will end up in a chase with Alabay and zindan - a lot of things you can pretend and endure - if only the villains would calm down and believe that you have resigned. Just to choose the right moment.

              And I don’t think that the German Sholokhov had any strategic secrets. No more than any Soviet major construction battalion.

              Quote: Hagen
              И novel I like the movie.
              Story. drinks
              1. Hagen
                Hagen April 30 2020 08: 49 New
                +1
                Quote: Zoldat_A
                Impact labor, the absence of violations of the regime is a sufficient reason to unleash even today in any zone of the world.

                Even today, the label "propensity to escape" suggests significant difficulties in obtaining the regime's relaxation. Moreover, the practice of attracting hivi to help was already completely tested by 1944. Given that "resistance" in the camps was fairly common, I doubt that a devoted look will warrant trust on the part of the SS. About the quality of the major-builder, it was said in the novel that his documents were valuable, although no "strategic value" was declared. Therefore, I think that counterintelligence would have many questions for the former Khivi.
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    4. Zefr
      Zefr April 24 2020 02: 17 New
      -2
      Well, at least not Tseretelli
  2. Victor_B
    Victor_B April 23 2020 17: 57 New
    +4
    Something is not clear, is the composition seriously damaged?
    It is doubtful that this was done at first ...
  3. Doccor18
    Doccor18 April 23 2020 17: 58 New
    +9
    Great writer Sholokhov!
    Great director Bondarchuk!
    Strong movie! And a clever sculptor.
    Thanks to all of them! These people gave the country an unforgettable image.
    a simple Russian man whom he is honored to equal
    to any man.
    1. Zoldat_A
      Zoldat_A April 23 2020 23: 55 New
      +4
      Quote: Doccor18
      Great writer Sholokhov!
      Great director Bondarchuk!
      Strong movie! And a clever sculptor.

      Great people, who had all this, who survived and survived all this. And we will stand - I have no doubt.

      Due to the specifics of the military profession, I will die with my department so that the world will not know. Yes, I didn’t need it before, but now ... But the country should know about its heroes - and about Stalingrad, and about the Nevsky Piglet - about everything ... We, in the Union, knew - we were taught, we were educated, They showed us a movie and made us read books. Now that the youngsters don’t know, it’s not them who need to be shot, but those who taught their stories ....A generation has grown up that don't care who took Berlin and why. That's why you need to shoot "teachers" ...

      Do not even shoot - hang in public with a reason ....
      1. Vladimir_2U
        Vladimir_2U April 24 2020 03: 18 New
        +3
        Quote: Zoldat_A
        with your branch so
        Do not croak! And even more so do not rush. With best regards, I am writing.
        1. Zoldat_A
          Zoldat_A April 24 2020 06: 18 New
          +2
          soldier
          Quote: Vladimir_2U
          Quote: Zoldat_A
          with your branch so
          Do not croak! And even more so do not rush. With best regards, I am writing.

          I had to die - not dead. Now I’m definitely not in a hurry ... drinks soldierThe Airborne Forces of the USSR is not so easy to ditch, they learned to live. And to live not for the sake of life, but to fulfill the knowledge base and live to the next knowledge base ....

          We were not taught to die for the motherland. We were taught to fight for the motherland.
  4. Peter is not the first
    Peter is not the first April 23 2020 18: 09 New
    +6
    The idea of ​​the monument is wonderful and the location is well thought out. But here with the recognition of the characters there is some stretch. For example, I did not recognize Bondarchuk, and therefore I would understand the idea of ​​the monument only from a description of it.
  5. Pvi1206
    Pvi1206 April 23 2020 18: 23 New
    +5
    Life is a continuous struggle between good and evil ... evil - aggressively, quirky and deceitful ... good - unobtrusive and patient: it warms the soul of a person and gives vitality ...
    1. Malibu
      Malibu April 23 2020 18: 26 New
      +2
      Quote: Pvi1206
      Life is a continuous struggle between good and evil ... evil - aggressively, quirky and deceitful ... good - unobtrusive and patient: it warms the soul of a person and gives vitality ...

      They said beautifully, right about Russia for its history, long-suffering and our people .. Thank you! hi
  6. tatra
    tatra April 23 2020 19: 00 New
    +1
    As soon as I saw the first photo, I immediately realized that such misery could be established only in the post-Soviet period, with its total degradation in everything compared to the Soviet period.
    1. Andrey VOV
      Andrey VOV April 23 2020 20: 21 New
      +6
      And if it would have been healthy monumental, they would have written it squandered money for such a whopper .. would be ashamed of her god ... a folk sculptor did it with folk money. Or did you like the giants of Tsereteli ??
      1. Zoldat_A
        Zoldat_A April 24 2020 00: 33 New
        +5
        Quote: Andrey VOV
        the folk sculptor did with folk money. Or did you like the giants of Tsereteli ??

        Tsereteli is a mediocre artisan, treated kindly by the authorities for kickbacks. HUGE budget money for the well-known and despised by everyone, in whom there is at least one "divine spark" - "I am an artist, I see it this way" ...

        I am sure - the place to the monument to Peter the Great in Moscow is the work of this artisan - at best - in his country house ....
        All other "creations" - in color ...

        Monumentalist, damn it ... Vuchetich - monumentalist, A. Kibalnikov - monumentalist. Here is a monumental art



        And Tsereteli is a grabber and artisan ... Modeling pots - and then the masters are better and more honest ...
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  7. Tusv
    Tusv April 23 2020 19: 12 New
    +5
    Pancake. My eldest son has absolute pitch. That is, a drop will drop. he will call a note, down to half a tone.
    I just have an architectural education. And my activity is programming. We have programmers, such creativity is called Netlenka. Very good, but not good, translated into Russian, show off hi
    Threat. As if to demolish some stats, but already the Moscow mermaids are used to Zurab Tsereteli. And this squalor is no longer possible to bear. Symbol Moscow river uzho
    1. Peter is not the first
      Peter is not the first April 23 2020 19: 28 New
      -1
      So in the 19th century, Parisians also spoke of a tower built temporarily for the world exhibition. And now this is a recognizable symbol of Paris.
      1. Tusv
        Tusv April 23 2020 19: 39 New
        0
        Kir Bulychev wrote about trezh towers and what. Do we live in Paris or on the continent Rus Mother?
      2. Avior
        Avior April 23 2020 19: 44 New
        +1
        I don’t know what they were saying, but near the tower, due to its complexity and openwork, it makes a strong impression, neither pictures, nor videos transmit this.
        Just an amazing engineering masterpiece near
        It is unclear who did not like him, he fit perfectly into the view of Paris - not at all an old city, by the way
        1. Peter is not the first
          Peter is not the first April 23 2020 19: 57 New
          0
          Who didn’t like the tower:

          "Emile Zola, Charles Garnier and Alexandre Dumas Jr. They wrote:" We, writers, painters, sculptors, architects and beauty lovers of Paris, express our sincere indignation in the name of defending French style, architecture and history, against the inappropriate and terrible Eiffel Tower "."

          "The writer Guy de Maupassant. He simply hated this" skinny pyramid of metal stairs ", this" huge ugly and skinny skeleton. " on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Guy answered every time that he was doing it for aesthetic reasons, because the restaurant on the second floor of the tower is "the only place in all of Paris where you can't see this ugliness."
          Source: https://aif.ru/realty/city/sram_parizha_kak_francuzy_protiv_stroitelstva_eyfelevoy_bashni_buntovali

          This is a question of the fact that at first we don’t like something in architecture, and then it becomes a highlight and attracts tourists from all over the world.
          But at the same time, the monument should be made non-trivially.
          1. Avior
            Avior April 23 2020 20: 11 New
            0
            Yes, guides like to tell these stories in Paris.
            I do not know what they were unhappy with.
            Their incorrectness was clearly obvious initially, the tower is quite in the style of Paris built in the 19th century.
            Perhaps, however, in the very first years it had a too new look, even for old Paris, but the fact that the tower stylistically blend in organically is undoubted.
            You can argue about the architectural features and the style of the center of Pompidou or the Louvre pyramid (however, the latter also hung, I suspect, after it became slightly cloudy :), but there can be no doubt about the tower
    2. Zoldat_A
      Zoldat_A April 30 2020 08: 49 New
      0
      Quote: Tusv
      already Moscow mermaids are accustomed to Zurab Tsereteli. And this squalor is no longer possible to bear. Symbol Moscow river uzho

      Yes, Maupassant scolded the Eiffel Tower with the last words.
      But nonetheless...

      We would like to see what the descendants will say about Tsereteli's "creations" in 100 years.
      Although, if the exam progresses - and Tseretel's "Peter" will become a masterpiece ....
  8. APASUS
    APASUS April 23 2020 20: 09 New
    +3
    The work perfectly reveals the inner world of a small person and the film is very serious! I think the monument does not carry the semantic load that the writer Sholokhov and director Bondarchuk tried to put into the film in his film.
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  9. Peter is not the first
    Peter is not the first April 23 2020 20: 35 New
    +5
    This monument is also worthy of a story about itself on the eve of the Great Victory Day:

    And by the way, the Heroes here came out more recognizably.
    1. The leader of the Redskins
      The leader of the Redskins April 23 2020 22: 12 New
      +1
      "They fought for the Motherland ..."
      Write about this wonderful monument.
  10. Aviator_
    Aviator_ April 23 2020 22: 17 New
    0
    The unsuccessful angle of the first shot, the wheels behind the standing car fall on the head. Bondarchuk is unrecognizable in any of them.