Sokurov told about the attitude to the movie

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Director Alexander Sokurov said in an interview with RIA Novosti that he does not like cinema, although much of this art form acquired for him over the years great value, but his true love, he believes literature and classical music.

Sokurov arrived in Murmansk oblast for participation in the festival «the Northern Character: Green Screen». In the North of the Kola Peninsula and Norway, he showed his 2007 film «Alexander» and met with the audience.

«I’ve said it many times — I don’t like the movie. It’s just my profession. If there’s anything I really love, it’s literature that made me, a provincial boy, thinking person. And yet, maybe early rapprochement with the classical form of music — Symphony and chamber… But in the film there’s something that with time became for me a great value,» said Sokurov.

He recalls that when his peers were interested in The Beatles, he was in love with Mozart quartets. «I went through the Hobbies of my peers Mandelstam, Akhmatova, Western music. I did not touch it like I’m from another world, another generation and another people. I the body a little bit ugly, alien life surrounding me», — said the Director.

He added that it is always in life doing only what I wanted, although it is costly. «I have never worked on order – I just don’t know how,» said Sokurov.

Alexander Sokurov — the people’s artist of Russia, three times laureate of the State prize of Russia, winner of many international awards, winner of international awards. The European film Academy, adopted the 100th anniversary of cinema, Alexander Sokurov included among the hundred best Directors in the world.

Among the works of Director such films as «Mournful loss of consciousness», «Days of Eclipse», «Save and protect», «Moloch», «Taurus», «Sun», «Faust» and triumphantly held around the world the film «Russian ark». In his films starring Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Alla Osipenko, Mikhail Piotrovsky, Galina Vishnevskaya, Mstislav Rostropovich.