Mikhail KALATOZOV
Михаил КАЛАТОЗОВ
Mikhaïl KALATOZOV
USSR, 1950, 103mn 
Colour, fiction
The Plot of the Doomed
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Заговор обреченных

 

 Le Complot des condamnés

 Zagovor obrechonnykh

 
Directed by : Mikhail KALATOZOV (Михаил КАЛАТОЗОВ)
Writing credits : Nikolay VIRTA (Николай ВИРТА)
Based on the play of the same name by N. Virta.
 
Cast
Vladimir DRUZHNIKOV (Владимир ДРУЖНИКОВ) ...Mark Pino
Pavel KADOCHNIKOV (Павел КАДОЧНИКОВ) ...Max Venta
Valentina SEROVA (Валентина СЕРОВА) ...Kira
Lyudmila SKOPINA (Людмила СКОПИНА) ...Ganna Likhta
 
Cinematography : Mark MAGIDSON (Марк МАГИДСОН)
Production design : Iosif SHPINEL (Иосиф ШПИНЕЛЬ)
Music : Visarion SHEBALIN (Виссарион ШЕБАЛИН)
Sound : Vladimir BOGDANKEVICH (Владимир БОГДАНКЕВИЧ)
Production : Mosfilm
Spectators : 19,2 million spectators in the USSR
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
The film reflects «cold war» ideology of the early 50s. The supporters of pro-American policy in one of East European countries lay the plot to overthrow the communist government. After provoked food difficulties they try to carry through the parliament voting for acceptance of aid according to Marshal plan. But the workers arrest them and the Soviet Union supplies raw materials and bread.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 1991

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