Galina YEVTUSHENKO
Галина ЕВТУШЕНКО
Galina EVTOUCHENKO
Russia, 2018, 65mn 
documentary
Unknown 1917
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Неизвестный 1917-й

 

 1917 inconnu

 Neizvestniy 1917-y

 
Directed by : Galina YEVTUSHENKO (Галина ЕВТУШЕНКО)
Writing credits : Viktor LISTOV (Виктор ЛИСТОВ), Galina YEVTUSHENKO (Галина ЕВТУШЕНКО)
Cinematography : Viktor DOBRONITSKY (Виктор ДОБРОНИЦКИЙ)
Production design : Dmitry PETUKHOV (Дмитрий ПЕТУХОВ)
Music : Levon OGANEZOV (Левон ОГАНЕЗОВ)
Produced by : Galina YEVTUSHENKO (Галина ЕВТУШЕНКО)
 

Plot synopsis
Life in Russia in 1917 was not limited to the clashes of the civil war, the exchange of fire, demonstrations and rallies. Many people lived or at least tried to live in peace and creation. The great Chaliapin sang and performed operas in Moscow and Petrograd; director Vsevolod Meyerhold played Lermontov's play "Masquerade" on the stage of the Alexandrinsky Theater and Anna Akhmatova and Sergei Eisenstein came to applaud him. The future writer Konstantin Paustovski stored impressions of Moscow in the fall and summer. And in the manor of Lopasnia-Zatchatievskoié near Moscow, a happy coincidence revealed a manuscript of Pushkin considered as lost.
The film is built from films and photos over a hundred years old.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2021
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2019