YEREVAN, 7 August – Sputnik. Artist, writer, actor and Director Alexander Adabashyan will celebrate on 10 August 75-summer anniversary, in an interview with RIA Novosti he admitted that if he was appointed Minister of culture of Russia, he would resign the next day.
“From the post of Minister of culture of the Russian Federation, I would have immediately resigned, immediately, the next day. It’s the best I can do for culture, I don’t have such special qualities, I’ve never led a huge team. If resignation is not accepted, asked for a month to figure out what to do. And then all the actions would depend on what I found out. But I’d immediately would have acquired himself a cloud of enemies. If you are doing mechanical engineering is one thing, but here you are dealing with creative people who are all brilliant and they all demand special treatment” – told Adabashyan.
Soviet and Russian screenwriter, artist, writer, and actor Alexander Adabashyan – the author of scenarios of films of Nikita Mikhalkov’s “unfinished piece for mechanical piano” “Some days from the life of Oblomov”, “Five evenings” the artist of the film “Slave of love”, “at home among strangers…”.
Adabashyan has played more than forty bit parts, in particular, engineer Timofeeva in “Five evenings”, the Butler Barrymore in “the hound of the Baskervilles” and of Berlioz in the series “Master and Margarita”.
The full text of the interview is available on the website www.ria.ru at 12.00.