Abram ROOM
Абрам РООМ
Abram ROOM
USSR, 1926, 64mn 
Black and white, silent, fiction
The Bay of Death
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Бухта смерти

 

 La Baie de la mort

 Bukhta smerti

 
Directed by : Abram ROOM (Абрам РООМ)
Writing credits : Boris LEONIDOV (Борис ЛЕОНИДОВ)
 
Cast
Andrey FAIT (Андрей ФАЙТ)
Vasili LIUDVINSKY (Василий ЛЮДВИНСКИЙ)
Nikolay OKHLOPKOV (Николай ОХЛОПКОВ) ... un matelot
Nikolay SALTYKOV (Николай САЛТИКОВ) ... le machiniste Sourkov, un bolchevik
Vladimir YAROSLAVTSYEV (Владимир ЯРОСЛАВЦЕВ) ... Ivan Razdolni
Leonid YOURENYEV (Леонид ЮРЕНЕВ) ... le chauffeur Masloboiev, un espion
Yuri ZIMIN (Юрий ЗИМИН)
 
Cinematography : Yevgeni SLAVINSKY (Евгений СЛАВИНСКИЙ)
Production design : Dmitry KOLOUPAYEV (Дмитрий КОЛУПАЕВ), Vasili RAKHALS (Василий РАХАЛЬС)
Production : Goskino
Restauration : 1967
Release date in Russia : 16/11/1926
 
Sites : IMDb, Chapaev.media

Plot synopsis
Based on a story «In the Otrada Bay» by A.Novikov-Priboy. One of the southern seaports is occupied by the White Guards. The partisans took up their positions in the lighthouse, Nikolay Razdolny whose father, mechanic, does not share his son’s views is among them. Having spied on Nikolay’s father the White Guards arrest the «Lebed» ship’s crew and order the mechanic to perform his former duties. But when the «Lebed» ship comes up to the lighthouse, Nikolay’s father opens the kingstons and the ship goes to the bottom …
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Les origines du cinéma soviétique : un regard neuf, Myriam TSIKOUNAS, Cerf, 1992
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Pordenone Silent Film Festival, Pordenone (Italy), 2010
- FEMA / La Rochelle International Film Festival, La Rochelle (France), 1994