The premiere of the Peking Opera film “The Story of the Red Army” Traditional culture inherits the spirit of the Red Army
China News Service, Beijing, July 27th. On July 26, the premiere conference and expert seminar of the Peking Opera film “The Story of the Red Army” was held in Beijing. Liu Changyu, Tan Xiaozeng and other guests, experts and scholars exchanged and interacted, commenting and interpreting the innovative uniqueness and historical and practical significance of the film with elements of Peking opera as the creative form.
Peking Opera movie “The Story of the Red Army” “Large Group Photo
The film is composed of three sections: “Half a Belt”, “Half a Quilt”, and “The Chief of Quartermaster”. Sublime spirit.
As early as 2018, the Peking Opera “Red Army Story” was once put on stage as a key repertoire of the National Peking Opera Theatre and became a model for cultural heritage and innovative art. This time, the Peking Opera film “Red Army Story” was on the stage. After the premiere, the screen received many praises.
Talking about the original intention of the film, Zhang Yafeng, Secretary of the Party Committee and Deputy Dean of the National Peking Opera Theatre, said: “The stories involved in the film are part of the many touching stories on the long march of the Great Red Army, which demonstrates the determination of the Great Red Army. Ideals and beliefs, overcome difficulties, not afraid of sacrifice, and the spirit of sharing weal and woe with the people. We hope that this spirit and culture and art can be blended and passed on.”
Recalling the filming process, the artistic director of the National Peking Opera Yuan Huiqin said: “The artistic style of our National Peking Opera Theatre is to bring forth the new from the old, and the purpose of art is to uphold integrity and innovation. In fact, modern dramas are difficult for us to create. We hope to introduce the outstanding young actors of the Peking Opera Theatre at the same time as we launch a new drama. Talents, through the “Red Army Story”, make appearances, and inherit the talent training of the Peking Opera Theater.”
A group photo of the leading actors in the Peking Opera movie “The Story of the Red Army”
Li Bo, the actor of the old squad leader Liu Honggen, expressed his first participation in the semi-real scene shooting Feeling; Zhang Xiaoqing, the actor of the elderly Zhou Guocai, took everyone to review every moving moment of “a sword honed in four years”, hoping to get the resonance of more young audiences.
Actors Zhou Jing, Guo Fanjia, Guo Xiao, Zhao Huihui, Wang Jun and others also expressed their own shooting experience. The shooting details mentioned by Zhao Huihui were impressive. When shooting “Half of the Belt”, there is a new technique of Du Jialing’s heightening which is newly added to the movie version. He needs to perform the high difficulty technique of tumbling and surging on the uneven grass. In order to take this shot, he repeatedly took 17 shots. Causes lumbar disc herniation, misalignment and other diseases. Zhao Huihui said: “After watching the movie, I feel that all the illnesses are worthwhile.”
Group photo of the Peking Opera film “Red Army Story” expert seminar
The present experts also gave in-depth analysis and affirmation of the formal innovation and artistic value of “Red Army Story”. Li Zhun, the former vice chairman of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles commented: “On the one hand, the plot, characters, and background of this film have been refined to unprecedented heights. The story is simple and pure, and it quickly enters the climax of singing. On the other hand, it is the overall reality and background. , The actualization of the lines, the main singing and writing of Peking Opera have come out. The singing and doing are very good, and the typical emotions, images, and imaginations are in place. Literary and artistic creation must add new things to adapt to the new era.”< /p>
Zhong Chengxiang, a librarian of the Central Museum of Literature and History, believes that “The Story of the Red Army” has played an important artistic function for the portrait of the times, the establishment of the biography of the times, and the important artistic function of the times. The film is used in the art of Beijing opera and film. Explored the combination of art.” (End)