Vsevolod PUDOVKIN
Всеволод ПУДОВКИН
Vsevolod POUDOVKINE
USSR, 1928, 96mn 
Black and white, silent, fiction
Potomok chinguis-Khana
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Потомок Чингис-Хана

 

 Chingiz-Khan’s Descendant / Heir of Ghengis Khan

 Tempête sur l'Asie

Other titles : Storm over Asia
 
Directed by : Vsevolod PUDOVKIN (Всеволод ПУДОВКИН)
Writing credits : Osip BRIK (Осип БРИК)
 
Cast
Boris BARNET (Борис БАРНЕТ) ...Soldat anglais
L. BELINSKAYA (Л. БЕЛИНСКАЯ) ...La femme du chef d'occupation
Aleksandr CHISTIAKOV (Александр ЧИСТЯКОВ) ...Chef du détachement des partisans
A. DEDINTSEV (А. ДЕДИНЦЕВ) ...Le chef des troupes d'occupation
Valery INKIZHINOV (Валерий ИНКИЖИНОВ) ...Le Mongol Bair
Leonid OBOLENSKY (Леонид ОБОЛЕНСКИЙ)
Anelle SUDAKEVICH (Анель СУДАКЕВИЧ) ...La fille du chef d'occupation
Vladimir TSOPPY (Владимир ЦОППИ) ...Mr. Smith
 
Cinematography : Anatoli GOLOVNIA (Анатолий ГОЛОВНЯ)
Production design : Sergey KOZLOVSKI (Сергей КОЗЛОВСКИЙ)
Music : Nikolay KRIUKOV (Николай КРЮКОВ)
Sound : Yevgeni KASHKEVICH (Евгений КАШКЕВИЧ)
Companies : Mejrabpomfilm
Restauration : Mosfilm (sonorisation en 1949), St. Gorki (1964)
Release Date in Russia : 10/11/1929
 
Sites : Allociné, IMDb
VOD or DVD release in France : 2010-02-02, Site

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Bach Films
Editor : Eureka video
Editor : Editions Montparnasse. 2010

Plot synopsis
Based on a novel of the same name by I. Novokshenov. The episodes of Mongol national liberation movement are the plot of the film. It shows the life of a young hunter Amolgolan, who possesses an amulet with an ancient manuscript certifying that he is a Chingiz-Khan descendant. The British occupants decide to make profit of him, having turned Amogolan into a handy kinglet. However the young man rebelled against the occupants and raised all the people.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

commentaries
Des territoires de projection : la représentation des confins dans le cinéma soviétique (1928-1968), Catherine GÉRY, Presses de l'Inalco, 2016
Storm over Asia, Amy SARGEANT, I.B. Tauris, 2007
Les origines du cinéma soviétique : un regard neuf, Myriam TSIKOUNAS, Cerf, 1992
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Pessac International History Film Festival, Pessac (France), 2018
- Pessac International History Film Festival, Pessac (France), 2011
- Cycle l'avant-garde russe : 1924-1930, Grenoble (France), 2011
- VOD or DVD release in France of the film:, Different cities (France), 2010
- International Film Festival : Pacific Meridians, Vladivostok (Russia), 2009
- Pessac International History Film Festival, Pessac (France), 2008
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2007
- Europalia Russia 2005, Brussels (Belgium), 2005