The video Medveditsa (She-Bear)
The new video of Mumiy Troll hasn`t passed the censorship of Russian musical TV-channels.
At the end
of November, Mumiy Troll will release their new album. This is for the first
time that Ilia Lagoutenko and his friends compose music for a feature film. The
album and the film have the same title, “Pokhititeli Knig■ (The Book Thieves).
The video “Medveditsa■ became the first video from the new album (music and
lyrics by Ilia Lagoutenko). Mumiy Troll recorded “Medveditsa■ in
The new video was made by the old friends of Mumiy Troll — Vilks Studio. Roman Korovin again became the director of the video. He has already worked with the band having made a previous video for the song “Dobroie utro, Planeta!■ (Good morning, Planet!).
The director approached the new song with ruthless irony – the video “Medveditsa■ is a kind of parody of cheap porn. In order to achieve as total stylization of this genre as possible Korovin had to watch a great many of similar films. One of the significant details of such stylization became the fact that the video was shot by a digital camera. The technique of making a porn film was carried to an absurdity and therefore it excites bursts of laughter. Giant dolls of a human height coping Bear, She-Bear, Cucumber, and Buratino (=Pinocchio) were the main characters of the video.
was shot in
presentation of the video “Medveditsa■ took place in
The premiere of the video came about on a Russian music channel late at night. The cause of such late air was called “the pornographic character■ of the video. Then one of the Russian TV-channels banned the broadcasting of the video, while the other channel put it on the air late after midnight. Television hates being made fun of – they refused to broadcast the parody of the principal product of their air.
But now you may watch the video at our site!
Translated by Inna Yakovleva