How Belarus was recalled in Hollywood films
Even Jesus could not help the unfortunate Belarusian farmers who protect the harvest of cabbage up to the death. Episode 16 of South Park was released recently and it is not the only product of foreign filmmakers, which refers to Belarus.
This is top 5 Hollywood movies "with Belarus marks."
This Hollywood movie called "the most Belarusian", as the basis for the film which was directed by Edward Zwick is the true story of the history of Belarus. Viewers will learn the story of four Bielski brothers, who during the Nazi occupation have created a Navahrudak Jewish partisan unit and saved from destruction by more than 1,200 Jews.
There were involving more than 300 people from 25 countries in shootings, including Daniel Craig, who played James Bond before, and expelled students from Belarus European Humanities University.
The film was shot in Lithuania, although the plot of the action takes place in the Naliboki Forest. According to the author of the script Clay Frohman, it is explained by "controlled society in Belarus."
Jack Conrad is awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and taken to a desolate island where he must fight to the death against nine other condemned killers from all corners of the world, with freedom going to the sole survivor. The game is played on a "survival of the fittest" as a challenge for "participants", - to kill the other players, in order to survive and be free.
The first participant mortal combat is from Belarus. We can see on the screen: "Belarus, Dzerzhinsk, Vitebsk colony." The guards’ uniform and chevron badges are adorned with the emblem "Pahonya".
In Steven Spielberg's "The Terminal," the hero of Tom Hanks is originally from Gomel!
An eastern immigrant finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there. According to the hero, he is a Krakoziya citizen who arrives in New York and at the airport and learns that his country had a revolution, and all relations with it have broken. There is the most important thing in it that his documents are invalid. As a result he couldn’t be send back, or released from the airport.
Sharp-eyed viewers will soon consider: documents of the Tom Hank’s hero are Belarusian! He has in hands driver's license with the words "Vadzіtselskae pasvedchanne" and the place of issue there is Gomel. In Cyrillic full name appears on the certificate of Victor - "Gulіna Gulnara Nadyrauna."
As it turned out, Gulnara Gulina lived with her parents in the military camp in the village Zyabrovka near Gomel. In 1995 Gulnara Gulina received driver's license, and in 1999 she emigrated to the United States. Few years ago "Komsomolskaya Pravda in Belarus" reported about it according to the information from UGAI ATC Gomel Oblast Executive Committee. How the document came to Spielberg, it is still a mystery.
American tourist (Johnny Depp) meets a mysterious beauty in a train (Angelina Jolie), who inveigle him into big trouble with espionage conspiracies, secret services, car chases and gunfights. On the main villain - English mafia billionaire Reginald Shaw -work mercenaries working-killer. Throughout the film, they speak in Belarusian language, "Zrazumeu", "Pajshou ty" ...
Once the villain also speaks Belarusian.
A secretive renegade counter-terrorist co-opts the world's greatest hacker (who is trying to stay clean) to steal billions in US Government dirty money.
The Hero (John Travolta) is a terrorist who boasts that could easily buy in Minsk nuclear warheads.
The plot is based on the adventures of a former hacker, who, after being released from prison for burglary, was hired to break database of the U.S. government.
Travolta hero, who punishes terrorists that harm America, makes a computer genius to work for himself.
When the hacker find out that he works for the killer, he accuses him of terrorism:
- You are wrong, Stanley. Thousands of people die for no reason - explains the geek hero Travolta. – Why are you not regret about them? You give your $ 20 to "Greenpeace" and think that it will change the world? Which country will take the terrorists seeing what they will bring? You know, I can buy nuclear warheads in Minsk for 40 million apiece. Damn! Yes, if I take a dozen, they will make me even a discount!