Aleksandr GINTSBURG
Александр ГИНЦБУРГ
Aleksandr GUINTSBOURG
USSR, 1965, 96mn 
Colour, fiction
Engineer Garin
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Гиперболоид инженера Гарина

 

 L'Hyperboloide de l’ingenieur Garine

 Giperboloid inzhenera Garina

 
Directed by : Aleksandr GINTSBURG (Александр ГИНЦБУРГ)
Writing credits : Aleksandr GINTSBURG (Александр ГИНЦБУРГ), Iosif MANEVICH (Иосиф МАНЕВИЧ)
 
Cast
Mikhail ASTANGOV (Михаил АСТАНГОВ) ...Mr. Rolling
Vladimir DRUZHNIKOV (Владимир ДРУЖНИКОВ) ...Arthur Levy / Volchine
Yevgeni EVSTIGNEYEV (Евгений ЕВСТИГНЕЕВ) ...Garine
Natalia KLIMOVA (Наталья КЛИМОВА) ...Zoïa Montrose
Vsevolod SAFONOV (Всеволод САФОНОВ) ...Vassili Chelga
 
Cinematography : Aleksandr RYBIN (Александр РЫБИН)
Production design : Yevgeni GALEJ (Евгений ГАЛЕЙ), Mikhail KARYAKIN (Михаил КАРЯКИН)
Music : Moisey VAYNBERG (Моисей ВАЙНБЕРГ)
Editing : Lidia ZHUCHKOVA (Лидия ЖУЧКОВА)
Production : Gorky Film Studio
Spectators : 20,8 million spectators in the USSR
 
format : 35 mm
Site : IMDb

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Ruscico. 2006.
Langues : RU EN FR - Sous-titres :RU EN
Bonus : Interview de A. Tybine, Textes sur A. Tolstoï, photoalbum

Plot synopsis
Yevgeny Yevstigneyev (“Old Men-Robbers”), Mikhail Astangov (“Suvorov”), Vladimir Druzhnikov (“The Ballad of Siberia”), Mikhail Kuznetsov (“Mashenka”) in a screen version of one of the most mysterious novels by the genre’s classic Alexei Tolstoy.One of the box-office leaders – 20.8 million viewersThe year is 1925. Professor Mantsev invents a weapon of a formidable destructive force never seen before – a hyperboloid that strikes dead with a beam… Engineer Garin steals this prototype of the modern laser gun, with the aim to use it for the realization of his insane idea of become the ruler of the world, with no inkling of the consequences that would be dangerous for him, too. A hunt for Garin and Mantsev’s dangerous invention begins…
Source : www.ruscico.com
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Alexandre Gintsburg – L’Hyperboloïde de l’ingénieur Garine (1965), Russkaya Fantastika, 2019
 

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