Aleksandr IVANOVSKY
Александр ИВАНОВСКИЙ
Aleksandr IVANOVSKI
USSR, 1923, 57mn 
Black and white, silent, fiction
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Дворец и крепость

 

 Palace and Fortress

 Le Palais et la forteresse

 
Directed by : Aleksandr IVANOVSKY (Александр ИВАНОВСКИЙ)
Companies : Sevzapkino
 

Plot synopsis
Loosely based on Pavel Shchegolev’s novel “The Mysterious Prisoner”
Story of tragic fate of Mikhail Beideman, a Peter and Paul Fortress prisoner, who spent over 20 years in a stone cell of Alexeyevsky ravelin.
Source : www.lenfilm.ru
Source : www.lenfilm.ru
 

commentaries
Кино в Петербурге. Петербург в кино, Anna KOVALOVA, seance.ru, 2011
Monumental Sculptures in Soviet Cinema of the 1920s, Yevgeni MARGOLIT, Kinokultura, 2009
Les origines du cinéma soviétique : un regard neuf, Myriam TSIKOUNAS, Cerf, 1992