Choice of profession
Elena Korikova born 12.04.1972 Born in Siberia, in the same place and passed all her childhood. Perhaps it is the Siberian character helps her achieve success today ...
Elena never wanted to become an actress. As a child, she never thought about what would be when she grows up. Elena Korikova says: "As a child I grew up as a flower, grew and did not understand what we must do to become somebody. And when I finished 10th grade, and I was asked: "Where are you going to do?" That is the question I put to a standstill. I did not even know what I want. "
In Rostov-on-Don, where at that time lived Elena,Local Drama Theatre performed a set of actors. Invited actors-professionals, amateurs and talented young people. After seeing this ad, Elena decided that fits into the third category. And it really took, despite the fact that she was still too young for the company.
VGIK. The first movie roles
The first success inspired Helen, and she soonhas decided to enter the theater. Seventeen girl went alone to Moscow. She successfully passed the exams and was admitted to VGIK, in Sergei Solovyov's workshop.
Already from the first year Korikova started acting incinema. Her first role was a young Masha in the tale Anatolia Mateshko "Ha-bi-aces." Her partner in the film was Vladimir Mashkov, for whom this was the second film role.
In the study period, all aspiring actressI filmed a lot. The melodrama Valeri Ahadova "I promise, I'll go ..." Korikova played a young provincial Irina, Dmitry Dolinina drama "Golden Ring, a bouquet of red roses," based on Chekhov's story "In the Ravine" - a quiet, frightened Lipu. In addition, Korikova starred in the historical and romantic melodrama Viktor Titov "Curse of Durand" in Sergei Solovyov's drama "Three Sisters".
But the most striking work was the role of Lisa in the movieAlexei Sakharov "Mistress into Maid", filmed on the novel by Alexander Pushkin. Together with Dmitry Shcherbina they have created a wonderful romantic duet. It seemed this picture will give a powerful impetus to the further film career of young actors, but ...