Interview with George and Paul Pinkhassov Loungin in Paris. (1994 - 1996)

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House Pinkhasov.

Interview with Georgy Borisovich Pinkhassov

exhibition of Russian photography in Paris.

Talking about Paris, his life in it.

The interest in Russian photography and Russia.

"Russia is not a photographic power.

His eyes - not the most important in the Russian mentality.

The French eyes are very important.

Photo Russian original.

About France, the French bureaucracy.

France - not the country for business.

On the culture of France.

On the fourth wave of Russian emigration.

Spiritual life is international.

But the language is very important, so I feel Russian.

The reaction of the French at the photo closer to me.

Important for Russian morale.

For the French, - the beauty.

On the coup in Russia.

On the burning White House.

On his travels around the world.

I can not understand sometimes what country I woke up.

Frenchmen and Frenchwomen characterizes ".

Leafing through family photos in their hands.

Comments on them.

Photo of his wife and son.

His wife's pregnant.

Second child.


Russian photography exhibition in Paris.

Russian and French audiences.

Among them, directed by Pavel Lungin.

Communication in French.

A table with Russian vodka and juice.


Interview with filmmaker

Pavel Semenovich Lungin.

Says its not recognized in Russia.

About the script of the film "Taxi Blues".

He was in the hands of the French producer.

And he was put into production in the French money.

On the recent wave of emigration.

This is not an escape, and the realization of freedom.

On the plight of the emigrants of the first and second waves.

On the new Russian, their customs in Europe.

The illusion that Russia and the West - are two different worlds.

About Andrei Sinyavsky.

On the functions of friends in Russia and France.

In Russia, the friends - the best analysts.

In France, the friends you can only talk about pleasant.

Search in Paris, the big money is meaningless.

In Russia, earn money easily.

Search in France, too, love is not worth it.

This world is lonely, selfish people.

On the Parisian and emancipation.

Key words

photography, Magnum Photos, the emigration


Pinhasov G.B. -- photographer Lungin P.S -- director






George House Pinkhasov, exhibition, gallery

Culture and Arts; Towns and countries; Social life