The longest works of art

10th place: The longest in the world of poetry - the record belongs to the Kyrgyz epic "Manas».

9th place: The opera "The Mastersingers of Nuremberg" was written by the German composer Wilhelm Richard Wagner (1813-1883) - the longest - 5 hours and 15 minutes.

8th place: And the longest kiss on screen - in 1968 in the US as "Thomas Crown Affair».

7th place: In medieval England, sentenced to death were allowed a very very last wish to select one of the Psalms which sing choir before the accident strung up on the gallows. Interestingly, the vast majority of those sentenced has chosen the 118th Psalm, beginning with the words "Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord." He is one of the longest of all the Psalms.

6th place: Stockholm is known for his works of art. The longest work of art in Stockholm is often called the world's longest art gallery is a Stockholm subway.

5th place: Leningrad writer Alexander Zhytynsky 8-page book "The Voice", published in 1977, broke the record, previously owned by Marcel Proust. That was the longest in the world of literary terms - more than 2500 words.

4th place: Anthem - the longest among the Greeks, then the Argentines, then at the Salvadorans. Among the Greeks, it has 158 verses. The Argentines - 9 verses, Salvadorans - 8.

3rd place: In 1993, the United States has been a feature film titled "Treatment for insomnia", which immediately hit the Guinness Book of Records. It is the longest in the world uniserial film. Watch it without falling asleep, it is simply impossible.

2nd place: The British love to build a long chain of logic. Darwin, for example, believed that the prosperity of Britain depends on the number of old maids. They like to breed cats that eat mice that destroy the nests of bumblebees, which pollinate the clover, cows that eat ... A parody of the longest chains to build - "The House that Jack built».

1st place: A certain Italian in 1979 decided to make a joke and called his film like this (in Russian transcription): "Un di Fatta sanga nel Commune di Siciliana Fra Duje uomini per causa di una vedovasisospettanomoventi politi. Amore. Morte. Shimmy. Lugano Bella. Tarantella. Tarallyuchchi and the wine. " Meanwhile, the English version of the title of this painting was very brief - "Revenge!"


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