Vitali MELNIKOV
Виталий МЕЛЬНИКОВ
Vitali MELNIKOV
USSR, 1966, 91mn 
fiction
The Chief of Chukotka
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Начальник Чукотки

 

 Chef de la Tchoukotka

 Nachalnik Chukotki

 
Directed by : Vitali MELNIKOV (Виталий МЕЛЬНИКОВ)
Production design : Marsen GAUKHMAN-SVERDLOV (Марксен ГАУХМАН-СВЕРДЛОВ)
Production : Lenfilm
Spectators : 15,7 million spectators in the USSR
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
1922. Commissar Glazkov is send to Chukotka to establish Soviet power. On his way to Uigunan, Glazkov dies and the only one who gets to the destination point is his secretary Alyosha. By pure chance this young man becomes the chief of Chukotka.
Source : www.lenfilm.ru
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Героическая комедия и её герои, Oleg KOVALOV, cinematheque.ru, 2010