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Attempt to remove a Patriotic movie about the struggle with physical illness turned into a demonstration of violence and the limitations of “normal guy”.

Film Michael Raskhodnikova “Temporary difficulties”, the main role which was played by Ivan Okhlobystin and Rinal Mukhametov, it would seem, dedicated to the painful subject of socialization of people with disabilities, which are often difficult to find their place in life. But after watching it seems that it is about something else — about how physically healthy people decide at the expense of people with disabilities own problems. After all, that is what the main character’s father, the foreman of a steel plant.

The basis of tapes, as far as we know, was the story of a business coach Arcadia Zucker, who was born with cerebral palsy, but his father saved him from illness, exposing a variety of tests and giving of favors. However, the film seemed devoted to the father, not the son. Not disabled, and physically full of people, conscious of the inferiority of his own life in financial, intellectual and family-respect — and therefore angry, disrupting their resentment at those who are more vulnerable.

Throughout the film, the father (Ivan Okhlobystin) aims to deliver a son (Rinal Mukhametov) on his feet, literally and figuratively, to raise him a real man without looking at what he is harder than the other children. Does not allow his mother to help him, sends to public school, where the boy was bullied, despite his extraordinary intelligence, organizes a trip to “Artek”, which breaks down, because the local chief is not willing to adopt a disabled child… becomes the Apotheosis of death “quest” in the forest. But the finale — health and career success, the guy says that the purpose of his father reached. And all experienced resentment, pain and fear — nothing more than side effects.

This concept has caused the rejection of many spectators and the negative feedback is still from the premiere at Kinotavr last summer. The fact that the film is marketed as a biography, not convinced of the doctors who saw it as another propaganda obscurantist approach to health and human physiology. He did not like and those who are engaged in social rehabilitation of the disabled: their goal is to accept sick people as they are, and the film teaches that if you want to be loved and respected, you need to become healthy and successful.

The ending, in which the main character overcomes the disease and complexes, seems to be intended to explain everything. Well, who in their right mind would say that it is better to be poor and sick than a strong and rich? A humble father with a child, both of them would be destined to a bleak and miserable existence.

However, the main reason for the disgust that arises from viewing the “Temporary difficulties” — that the film did not reflect the love of the father to the son. If she had felt the unlikelihood from a medical point of view would be more forgivable. But the hero Okhlobystin — rude, do not take the words “no” and “impossible” does not respect nor anyone else’s feelings or someone else’s space, first asking the question “who is to blame for his son’s disease?” and in the end willing to raise a hand against the wife — for love is incapable. And concerned not the good of his family.

The birth of a disabled child — a blow to his ego, which is likely before it was repeatedly stung. He at any cost wants to regain the status of a “normal guy”, which is very important to the quality of offspring. So he constantly belittles the child, probably, had humiliated him: puts a reproach to the boy loose going to the movies, ensuring that his son took to the school, not caring about how well he will be there.

In principle, this behavior is natural for finite man, whose life is only monotonous work and family, created probably not a great love, but simply because it is necessary. Just what is it in this case, better head of the “Artek”? He also denies the disabled person the right to exist in her family as the boss’s right to exist in the state.

In this light, look very symbolic demonstration of the processing of metal ingots at the plant, which employs character-the father, their hardening in flame and emitted as the faulty parts. Apparently, the character Okhlobystin and refers to people similarly, denying the right to existence of all who did not meet the standard and who can not “modify” or “repair”.

It is noteworthy that in the movie almost no attention to the feelings and experiences of the mother, played by Victoria Solovyov. In the end she claims that her husband did the right thing — after all, she would long ago have given up. But it is hard to believe. Placing the child in conditions that sometimes threaten his life, the father never even thought about what kind of injury he can inflict on his wife and she hardly could forgive.

As for the art, not the psychological element of the film, it is annoying a large number of stamps, especially in the school scenes. Of course, the same age as the boy with disabilities are shown as stupid and heartless as they are healthy and strong physically. And the last part of the film, designed seemingly to impress the viewer with revenge, which took the life of disabled, looks ridiculous in her strange performance with drums the hero does not look like a business coach, and a painting major.

Apparently, the theme for which came from the creators of “Temporary difficulties” was too fragile for their hands. Work on the film about the complex social problems requires much more subtlety and skill than standard discs for the film industry.

By the end of the viewing understand that the difficulties shown in the picture, not temporary. Character Okhlobystin will remain an angry loser, and his life will be all the same grey and dull, as color palette of the film. Because the root of the problem always in the man, not the health of his children, not in beauty and not in the integrity of the state.

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