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What do 5 foreign celebrities who have visited or worked in our country think about Russia?
What do 5 foreign celebrities who have visited or worked in our country think about Russia?
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It has long been known that foreigners often perceive Russia in accordance with prevailing stereotypes, down to bears on the streets, the craze for the primordially Russian alcoholic beverage, and extreme technical backwardness. Fortunately, those who have had a chance to visit or even work in Russia are ready to dispel the ideas that have long lost their relevance. Even if this sometimes causes mistrust or misunderstanding on the part of colleagues.

Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino at the grave of Boris Pasternak

For an American director, Russia is, first of all, Russian literature. His idol since childhood was and remains today Boris Pasternak. When Tarantino arrived in Russia in 2004 for the opening of the 26th Moscow International Film Festival, he first of all asked to organize a trip for him to Peredelkino, to the grave of Pasternak. There he, leaving the journalists and guards a little further away, was left alone with his thoughts, and after that he took to the USA a modest daisy cut from the poet's grave. Quentin Tarantino was struck by the abundance of monuments to famous literary figures in our country.

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

The American actor was impressed by the attitude of people in Russia. Johnny Depp admits: they are sincere and kind, but slightly abnormal, however, like himself. Russians, in his opinion, know how to have fun and usefully spend time skiing, walking around the city or throwing vodka parties. And he adds after: "But who doesn't drink it?" Seriously speaking, the actor regrets that due to lack of time and a very busy schedule, he still has not been able to see the places where he dreams of visiting. He is especially attracted by everything connected with Dostoevsky and Mayakovsky.

Milla Jovovich

Milla Jovovich

The actress, who was born and grew up until the age of five in the Soviet Union, believes that the most important thing for Russian people is to get to the bottom of the truth, regardless of whether it is convenient for him or not. And as the main difference between America and Russia, he calls the attitude towards the use of alcoholic beverages. What is considered the norm in Russia will already be called alcoholism in the United States.

Wolfgang Cerny

Wolfgang Czerny

The Austrian actor first received an invitation to film in Russia eight years ago, when he was in the United States. The project "Snipers: Love at gunpoint" seemed so interesting to him that Wolfgang Czerny decided to accept the offer. Going to Russia, he knew only that it was the largest country in the world, bears walk the streets, and people practically do not smile. Very quickly, the myths about the country were dispelled. Today, the actor says that Russians keep their distance from strangers, and when they get to know them closely, they turn out to be warm and open. They rarely smile, simply because it is too cold in winter, and in summer they are annoyed by hordes of mosquitoes. Today Wolfgang Czerny in Russia not only has many friends, but also his beloved wife Victoria Slobodyan and little son Leonard. He considers Russia to be a wonderful country, which can only be understood by living here.

Gabriella da Silva

Gabriella da Silva

The Brazilian singer first came to Russia in 2008 and during a tour she met her future husband, businessman Vitaly Chekulaev. Since then, she has lived in Russia permanently, became the mother of two children - Gabriella and Mikael.And the host of the Let's Go, Let's Eat culinary show. Everything in the life of the Brazilian singer has changed so rapidly that she even had no time to get used to new realities or think about stereotypes. At first she was very depressed by the Russian winter, and after that she got used to the snow-white beauty and bitter frosts. True, in spite of everything, after only a couple of weeks she begins to miss the warmth. Gabriella, having lived in Moscow for more than ten years, nevertheless believes that Russians lack the ability to enjoy life and be happy regardless of circumstances, social status and financial situation. But, in her opinion, the Brazilians should learn from the Russians hard work and responsibility.

Polish traveler Kami has visited many countries, she considers herself an expert on Eastern Europe, but she is happy to discover different continents. After a trip to Russia, Kami said, how she saw a huge country, what surprised her, made her nervous, and why she would like to come back here more than once.

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