Yakov PROTAZANOV
Яков ПРОТАЗАНОВ
Yakov PROTAZANOV
USSR, 1924, 100mn 
Black and white, silent, fiction
Aelita
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Аэлита

 

 Aelita

 Aelita

 
Directed by : Yakov PROTAZANOV (Яков ПРОТАЗАНОВ)
Writing credits : Aleksey FAIKO (Алексей ФАЙКО), Fyodor OZEP (Федор ОЦЕП)
 
Cast
Tamara ADELGEYM (Тамара АДЕЛЬГЕЙМ)
Nikolay BATALOV (Николай БАТАЛОВ) ...Goussev, soldat de l’Armée Rouge
Konstantin EGGERT (Константин ЭГГЕРТ) ...le père d’Aelita
Igor ILINSKY (Игорь ИЛЬИНСКИЙ) ...Kravsov, le détective
Sofia LEVITINA (Софья ЛЕВИТИНА)
Vera ORLOVA (Вера ОРЛОВА) ...Macha, femme de Goussev
Yulia SOLNTSEVA (Юлия СОЛНЦЕВА) ...Aelita
Iosif TOLCHANOV (Иосиф ТОЛЧАНОВ) ...L'astronaute martien barbu
Nikolay TSERETELI (Николай ЦЕРЕТЕЛИ) ...L'ingénieur Los
Vladimir URALSKY (Владимир УРАЛЬСКИЙ) ...Soldat
Mikhail ZHAROV (Михаил ЖАРОВ)
 
Cinematography : Yuri ZHELIABUZHSKY (Юрий ЖЕЛЯБУЖСКИЙ)
Production design : Sergey KOZLOVSKI (Сергей КОЗЛОВСКИЙ)
Production : Mejrabpom-Rous (Межрабпом-Русь)
Release date in Russia : 25/09/1924
 
Sites : Page sur Allociné, page IMDb
Release date in France : 1925-10-17, Site
VOD or DVD release in France : 2011-03-18, Site

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Bach Films
Editor : Image Entertainment
Editor : Ruscico. 2000.
Sous-titres : RU EN FR DE ES IT PT NL CS HE AR ZH JP
Bonus :
- Interview de l'historien du cinéma : P. Chepotinnik
- Esquisses de costumes
Editor : Editions Montparnasse. 2010

Plot synopsis
One of the most famous sci-fi feature based upon a novel by Aleksei Tolstoy. In the early years of the Bolshevik Revolution, a young engineer named Loss and his new wife, Natasha, participate in rebuilding Russia after the devastation of World War I.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
RUSSIA BEYOND : Top 5 des films muets soviétiques, reconnus comme des chefs-d’œuvre du cinéma mondial, Ekaterina SINELCHTCHIKOVA, RUSSIA BEYOND, 2020
Cine concert Aelita, La Cinémathèque de Toulouse, lacinemathequedetoulouse.com, 2012
Aelita de Yakov Protazanov, Paul FLÉCHÈRE, dvdclassik.com, 2009
Science Fiction of the Domestic Iakov Protazanov's Aelita, Andrew HORTON, Central Europe Review, 2000
Les origines du cinéma soviétique : un regard neuf, Myriam TSIKOUNAS, Cerf, 1992
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Musicales franco-russes, Toulouse (France), 2019
- Russian film festival in Paris, Paris (France), 2018
- Independant European Film Festival VOICES, Vologda (Russia), 2018
- Russian Resurrection Film Festival, Different cities (Australia), 2017
- Pordenone Silent Film Festival, Pordenone (Italy), 2017
- Fondation Jérôme Seydoux. L'âge d'or du cinéma muet russe (1908-1934), Paris (France), 2015
- La Rochelle International Film Festival, La Rochelle (France), 2014
- Festival "Douchenka", Ormes (France), 2013
- Arras International Film Festival, Arras (France), 2012
- Zoom arrière. Cinémathèque de Toulouse, Toulouse (France), 2012
- VOD or DVD release in France of the film:, Different cities (France), 2011
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2011
- Lenin, Stalin and music, Paris (France), 2010
- Festival "Etonnants voyageurs" à Saint Malo, Saint Malo (France), 2010
- International Film Festival : Pacific Meridians, Vladivostok (Russia), 2009
- Festival ''East-West'', Die (France), 2008
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2007
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2007
- Europalia Russia 2005, Brussels (Belgium), 2005
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2004
- Release in France of the film, Different cities (France), 1925-10-17

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Film avec intertitres en anglais