However, not only in the classroom, but in the corridors, in the hostel, friendly companies. We took this opportunity as a natural, considering that it is irreversible.XX Congress acted refreshingly most of our teachers, regardless of their personal characteristics, beliefs, degree of courage in dealing with us, the students. Cinematography at the time somehow otherwise opened.Thanks to Sergey Vasilyevich Komarov and Valentina Sergeevne Kolodyazhni we knew American cinema 30 - 40s as well as the Soviet cinema. And not just the US. We watched movies every day, discussing, and so far it is not erased from memory. And student VGIK those years was awesome.I have already spoken of her classmates at the studio Dovzhenko. The second course - Mikhail Romm: Andrei Tarkovsky, Alexander Mitta, Vasily Shukshin. The third course - Gerasimov: Frunze Dovlatyan, Kira Muratova, Lev Mirsky. Fourth Year - Yutkevich: Eldar Shengelia Alexei Sakharov. Graduation rate - Kuleshov: Gennady shelves.If you recall the camera department, the same time as we entered the brilliant galaxy of operators who during his lifetime, and some, unfortunately, after the death of recognized classics of our cinema. This Rerberg Gregory Alexander Knyazhinskiy, Savva Kulish, Naum Ardashnikov.Then came Karen Gevorgyan, Misha Belikov and other fine operators, and many of them went to the director and there glorified himself. Artists Valery Leventhal, Boris Blank, Alexander Boim, Michael Romadin. Actors Lyudmila Gurchenko, Zinaida Kiriyenko, Lydia Shukshina, Sophiko Chiaureli Tamara Semina, Leonid Kuravlev and many, many others.When we went to the release, the institute received Sergei Nikonenko, Kohl Hubenko, Jeanne Bolotov, Galya Polish. Of the writers call Gene Shpalikov, Natasha Ryazantseva Odelsha Agishev, Lesha Gabrilovich, Volodya Valutskiy. And we were not worse, call at least three names with a film studies courses that were after us:Naum Kleiman, Ira Shilov, Vladimir Dmitriev. In general, without exaggeration, I can say that the issues that have passed during my studies for 1955 - 1960 years, formed a people determined the new look of our cinema, became his glory. Not all at once opened. For example, Kira Muratova.No one suspected that this modest woman - she was already married to VGIK Sasha Muratov, then director of Kiev - will be the very Kira Muratova, which takes so much and happy, and anxiety disturbances across our cinema.Conversely, there were people who were at VGIK marked by all the attention, but later gave much less than promised. Film Patrol
. But all together they formed the very strong environment - a bizarre, not always, perhaps at first glance attractive, but very serious, - in which the past adolescence.Of course, the years have not been rosy. Sometimes the thing that the VGIK environment was and cruel. I'm reminded of the story of Glory Efimova. But it was like a private. And there were events that were recorded in the corridors and classrooms of the Institute of time the wind and sometimes ended tragically.