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Artem Bystrov: biography
Artem Bystrov – is a series of coincidences, as he himself says. Artem was born 19 March 1985, his childhood and youth were spent in Nizhny Novgorod. He grew up in the family, far from art, and he never wanted to be an actor of theatre and cinema.
Artem says that accidentally came to school where studied art and aesthetic disciplines. Just because it was the closest house from school – she was across the street. Then all of a sudden he was in drama class. Studied Artem Bystrov well in his leaving certificate there are no four. The teachers at the school saw the acting potential in him, therefore, advised to go to drama school after 9th grade. Artem resisted and decided to go to the 11th grade.
The guy dreamed of a career of the military. He wanted to go to a military University in Vladivostok or school of airborne troops in Ryazan. Parents initially did not approve the decision of the son – too unstable situation in the world, worried that he will have to frequent the «hot spots». Later, however, took the side of son – father even agreed with the military that helped him. And softly from parents and teachers insisted on choosing another University. After high school, Artem Bystrov realized that I needed to go to drama school of Nizhny Novgorod.
In 2006, he graduated from the acting Department of the school, but it seemed a little. Artem admits that school in Nizhny Novgorod, gave him warmth and understanding of the basics, but he understood that high-class professionals in Moscow. Then the guy went to enter in the school-Studio of MKHAT. Bystrov did it on the first try. In 2009, he graduated from the course of Konstantin Raikin.
In an interview with Artem Bystrov said to recognize themselves in the acting profession, he started only four years of training. After all, he grew up in gang neighborhoods, where life is far from the stage and art.
After graduating from the school-Studio of MKHAT Artem Bystrov got a job in the Moscow art theatre. Anton Chekhov, although I had offers from other theatres. Bystrov chose the Moscow art theatre. Chekhov because he considers it a great theatre, where good Directors put in good performances.
He started with the extras and bit parts in productions of «the River with a rapid current», «Twelve paintings from the artist’s life». A few years Artem Bystrov began to appear in Central roles. He played in «the Cliff», «With favourite do not leave», «the Master and Margarita», «the White Guard» and other major productions.
Artem Bystrov is more familiar to theatergoers because involved in theatrical productions much more often than appears on the television screen. He debuted in film in 24 years — it was a small role in the series «Reflections». After the debut in 2009, the actor received several offers, but was a cameo role. And after some time came more important role. The actor played sniper Bulatov in the project «Life and fate» by Ivan Ivanchuk in «the Village», Vova in «Sea. Mountains. Keramzit».
A major role in his work played by Alexei Uchitel. The first Director was invited Bystrova shooting in the crime film «Eight». He then recommended that Artyom Bystrov, Yury Bykov, who wanted to film «the Fool.» In «Eights» and «snap» the actor has played a major role. In the first film his character was a brave officer, who with friends confronted the bandits.
«Fool» was conceived as a social drama. Bystrov had to play plumber Dima, the guy who does not remain indifferent to the misfortunes of others. His hero always has to deal with bureaucracy, arrogance of officials, lack of understanding of the inhabitants and other obstacles. Artem coped with the role brilliantly – at the International festival, which was held in Locarno, he received the prize for best actor.
Artem Bystrov said that his character is an oddball, who single-handedly engaged in a fight against city hall. But, in his opinion, it is on these cranks and keeps the modern world. The shooting took place in Tula. After returning to Moscow Artem was difficult, because in Tula, as he says, people have other problems that Muscovites are not always clear.
Artem Bystrov not married, about his personal life says. In Moscow, he lives alone, trying to travel to visit their parents in Nizhny Novgorod.
He wants to try his hand at directing, experiment. And still – participation in the formulation of the European theater. He wants to have him on the set of the adrenaline’s going. In General, all Artem Bystrov – it works.
- «Christmas trees 1914»
- «Sea. Mountains. Keramzit»
- «Stranger among us»
- «It’s simple»
- «The village»
- «Momma 2»