Pyotr TODOROVSKY
Пётр ТОДОРОВСКИЙ
Piotr TODOROVSKI
USSR, 1965, 87mn 
Black and white, fiction
Faithfulness
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Верность

 

 Fidélité

 Vernost

 
Directed by : Pyotr TODOROVSKY (Пётр ТОДОРОВСКИЙ)
Writing credits : Bulat OKUDZHAVA (Булат ОКУДЖАВА), Pyotr TODOROVSKY (Пётр ТОДОРОВСКИЙ)
 
Cast
Vladimir AUKCHTYKALNIS (Владимир АУКШТЫКАЛЬНИС)
Vitali CHETVERIKOV (Виталий ЧЕТВЕРИКОВ)
Vladimir CHETVERIKOV (Владимир ЧЕТВЕРИКОВ)
Antonina DMITRIEVA (Антонина ДМИТРИЕВА)
Georgi DROZD (Георгий ДРОЗД)
Yevgeni EVSTIGNEYEV (Евгений ЕВСТИГНЕЕВ)
Lyusyena OVCHINNIKOVA (Люсьена ОВЧИННИКОВА)
Galina POLSKIKH (Галина ПОЛЬСКИХ)
Aleksandr POTAPOV (Александр ПОТАПОВ)
Yuri SOLOVYOV (Юрий СОЛОВЬЕВ)
Valentina TELEGINA (Валентина ТЕЛЕГИНА)
 
Cinematography : Vadim AVLOSHENKO (Вадим АВЛОШЕНКО), Leonid BURLAKA (Леонид БУРЛАКА), Vadim KOSTROMENKO (Вадим КОСТРОМЕНКО)
Production design : Valentin KONOVALOV (Валентин КОНОВАЛОВ), Anatoli OVSYANKIN (Анатолий ОВСЬЯНКИН)
Music : Boris KARAMYSHEV (Борис КАРАМЫШЕВ)
Sound : Vladimir KURGANSKY (Владимир КУРГАНСКИЙ)
Production : Odessa Film Studios
 

Awards :
First feature film Prize Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 1965
Prix du premier film au festival de Venise en 1965. Prix de l'Union Soviétique de la meilleure réalisation en 1966

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Image Entertainment

Plot synopsis
Students go from the carefree life into the army in this wartime comedy drama. The boys enjoy rare moments of levity before they are called to march into battle. Cinematographer Pyotr Todorovsky makes his directorial debut with this feature that was shown at the 1965 Venice Film Festival. He would later receive an Oscar nomination in 1984 for "Best Foreign Film" with Wartime Romance.
Dan Pavlides, www.allmovie.com
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2020
- Nantes Russian Film Festival, Nantes (France), 2015
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2015
- Festival of Russian cinema in Nice, Nice (France), 2014
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2013
- Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 1965