Mikhail SHAPIRO
Михаил ШАПИРО
Mikhaïl CHAPIRO
1966, 121mn 
Colour, fiction
Katerina Ismaylova
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Катерина Измайлова

 

 Katerina Ismaïlova

 Katerina Izmaylova

 
Directed by : Mikhail SHAPIRO (Михаил ШАПИРО)
Writing credits : Dmitry SHOSTAKOVICH (Дмитрий ШОСТАКОВИЧ)
Based on N. Leskov’s story “Lady Macbeth from Mtsensk”.
 
Cast
Konstantin ADASHEVSKY (Константин АДАШЕВСКИЙ)
Nikolay BOIARSKY (Николай БОЯРСКИЙ)
Tatyana GAVRILOVA (Татьяна ГАВРИЛОВА)
Artiom INOZEMTSEV (Артем ИНОЗЕМЦЕВ)
Liubov MALINOVSKAIA (Любовь МАЛИНОВСКАЯ)
Aleksandr SOKOLOV (Александр СОКОЛОВ)
Vera TITOVA (Вера ТИТОВА)
Igor TKASHUK (Игорь ТКАЧУК)
Galina VISHEVSKAIA (Галина ВИШНЕВСКАЯ)
 
Cinematography : Rostislav DAVYDOV (Ростислав ДАВЫДОВ), Vladimir PONOMAREV (Владимир ПОНОМАРЕВ)
Production design : Pavel BETAKI (Павел БЕТАКИ), Yevgeni ENEJ (Евгений ЕНЕЙ)
Music : Dmitry SHOSTAKOVICH (Дмитрий ШОСТАКОВИЧ)
Sound : Ilya VOLK (Илья ВОЛК)
Production : Lenfilm
 

Awards :
Prize at the IFF Edinburgh, 1967

Plot synopsis
Screen version of Dmitry Shostakovich’s opera based on the novel “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District” by Nikolai Leskov
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2011
- Lenin, Stalin and music, Paris (France), 2010
- The portrayal of Russian women in Russian and Soviet films, Biarritz (France), 2009
- Festival ''Cinema and literature'', Gatchina (Russia), 2006
- Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 1967