After the success of the criminal drama "Capercaillie", where Maksim Averin played an investigator, the actor did not get stuck in the role of a law enforcement officer. For example, in the new series Girls Don't Give Up, 42-year-old Averin tried on the image of … an alcoholic. Yes, Maxim knows how to surprise! In our selection - 5 unexpected images of the artist of different years.
"Girls Don't Give Up" - alcoholic Vadim
The premiere of the life-affirming series took place on May 14 on the STS TV channel, and the first four episodes are already available in the ivi online cinema. The series "Girls Don't Give Up" tells about the daily joys and hardships of five women who met at a rally of defrauded depositors and thundered at the police station at night.
One of the friends is played by Lyubov Tolkalina. Her heroine decides to deal with her craving for alcohol and in the club of alcoholics anonymous meets Vadim - the hero of Maxim Averin.
“A year and a half ago I saw the pilot of Girls, and I really liked it,” says Averin. - I auditioned for another role, but then an alcoholic Vadim appeared on the horizon. And I thought, "My role!" You won't get bored with such a hero."
Kuprin. Pit "- official Zheltkov
In the series, the fates of the heroes of various stories by Alexander Kuprin are intertwined. Maxim Averin got the role of Georgy Zheltkov from the story "Pomegranate Bracelet". Perhaps this is the most dramatic and tragic role of Averin.
The actor says that he could not refuse the role of Zheltkov, anxiously in love with the girl he had just seen. "The garnet bracelet" is a special work for the actor, because with it Averin entered the theater school named after. Shchukin.
"Goryunov" - the captain of the ship
In the detective series based on the stories of the writer Alexander Pokrovsky, Averin played the hero of Russia - the captain of the first rank Pavel Goryunov. His manner of communication is so strict that Goryunov is called a tyrant behind his back. But what is he really like?
The series was filmed on a real ship. “I saw his captain,” Averin said. - He went out to look, and I began to watch him. He liked me and passed on an invitation through assistants to have a drink in his wardroom."
This approach to the role is a common thing for Averin. To immerse yourself in the image according to Stanislavsky's system is the method by which the actor works.
"Sklifosovsky" - surgeon Bragin
In the medical TV drama, Averin transforms into a doctor who commits quiet heroic deeds every day. In the famous "Sklif" - a Moscow hospital with a century-old history - there is no time to think. Here, doctors live with emergencies that require immediate attention. Within the walls of the hospital, surgeons are "second after God."
When Averin agreed to shoot, he set a condition for the producers: a real surgeon must be present on the set. “It was important for me that we do not look like mummers who say:“We are surgeons, we are going to operate now!”- says Averin.
Thanks to Sklifosovsky, the actor learned how to hold a scalpel and apply stitches, but Averin, by his own admission, could not deliver an injection.
"Once upon a time there was one woman" - peasant Alexander
“Once upon a time there was one woman” by Andrey Smirnov is an author's cinema, which requires mental labor from the viewer. Together with Daria Ekamasova and Alexei Serebryakov, Maxim Averin also starred in the film. His hero got an important line for the whole film: "There is no more perverse of our people anywhere!"
The film divided the viewers into two camps: to some, the picture seemed "chernukha", to others - the bitter truth about the life of the village at the beginning of the October Revolution and the Civil War.
“I am too Russian, I can never play Turgenev in English. And the mysterious Russian soul is close to me,”says Maxim Averin.