Yuri OZEROV
Юрий ОЗЕРОВ
Youri OZEROV
USSR / Italy, 1970, 477mn 
Colour, fiction
Liberation
▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪

Освобождение

 

 La Libération

 Osvobozhdenie

 
Directed by : Yuri OZEROV (Юрий ОЗЕРОВ)
Writing credits : Yuri BONDARYEV (Юрий БОНДАРЕВ), Oskar KURGANOV (Оскар КУРГАНОВ), Yuri OZEROV (Юрий ОЗЕРОВ)
 
Cast
Yuri BOGOLYUBOV (Юрий БОГОЛЮБОВ) ...Interprète de Molotov à Teheran
Barbara BRYLSKA (Барбара БРЫЛЬСКА)
Georgi BURKOV (Георгий БУРКОВ) ...Sergent
Nikolay EREMENKO sr. (Николай ЕРЕМЕНКО ст.)
Pyotr GLEBOV (Пётр ГЛЕБОВ)
Mikhail GLUZSKY (Михаил ГЛУЗСКИЙ) ...Riajentsev
Vladimir KASHPUR (Владимир КАШПУР)
Mikhail KOKSHENOV (Михаил КОКШЕНОВ)
Leonid KURAVLIOV (Леонид КУРАВЛЕВ)
Anatoli KUZNETSOV (Анатолий КУЗНЕЦОВ)
Daniel OLBRYCHSKI (Даниэль ОЛЬБРЫХСКИЙ) ...Henri
Ivan PEREVERZEV (Иван ПЕРЕВЕРЗЕВ)
Anatoli ROMASHIN (Анатолий РОМАШИН) ...Général Chatilov
Vladimir SAMOYLOV (Владимир САМОЙЛОВ) ...Gromov
Vsevolod SANAEV (Всеволод САНАЕВ) ...Loukine
Vasili SHUKSHIN (Василий ШУКШИН) ...marshal Ivan Konev
Roman TKACHUK (Роман ТКАЧУК) ...Général-Major Epitsev
Mikhail ULYANOV (Михаил УЛЬЯНОВ) ...Zhukov
 
Cinematography : Igor SLABNEVICH (Игорь СЛАБНЕВИЧ)
Production design : Aleksandr MYAGKOV (Александр МЯГКОВ)
Music : Yuri LEVITIN (Юрий ЛЕВИТИН)
Sound : Yevgeniya INDLINA (Евгения ИНДЛИНА), Yevgeni KASHKEVICH (Евгений КАШКЕВИЧ), Yuri MIKHAILOV (Юрий МИХАЙЛОВ)
Production : Mosfilm, Dino de Laurentis
Spectators : 40,8 million spectators in the USSR
Release date in Russia : 1971
 
Sites : IMDb_1, IMDb_2

Note :
A five-film saga about the Second World War :
- The Fiery Shaft-bow (Огненная дуга / Ognennaya duga)
- Breakthrough (Прорыв / Proryv)
- Direction of the main blow (Направление главного удара / Napravlenie glavnogo udara)
- The Battle for Berlin (Битва за Берлин / Bitva za Berlin)
- The Final storming (Последний штурм / Posledniy shturm)

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Bach Films. 2017. Titre : La Libération.
Bonus : entretien avec Ada Ackerman à propos : - des films (1) 13 mn 21 (2) 6 mn 38 (3) 8 mn 10 (4) 8 mn 28 et (5) 7 mn 34 - de La Grande Guerre Patriotique dans le cinéma russe (20 mn 55) - Le Cycle de La Libération (23 mn 01)

Plot synopsis
The epic tells us about the heroic battle at Kursk Bulge, crossing of the Dnieper by Soviet Army, capture of Kiev and Teheran meeting of allies.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Commentaries and bibliography
RUSSIA BEYOND: Loin des clichés: douze films criants de vérité sur le front de l’Est durant la guerre, Boris EGOROV, RUSSIA BEYOND, 2020
 

A five-film saga about the Second World War :

- The Fiery Shaft-bow :
The battle of Kursk, the largest armored battle in the history of warfare. The Soviet tank corps delivers the Nazis army its first major defeat of the war.

- Breakthrough :
The Soviet army's assault against the occupying fascist armies in 1944. The events of the film begin with the crossing of the Dniepr River.

- Direction of the main blow :
"Operation Bagration," the largest military assualt undertaken by the Soviet army in the autumn of 1944. The goal of the operation was to liberate Belorussia and open the way for the Soviet armies to begin moving west towards Berlin.

- The Battle for Berlin :
The events of the spring of 1945: the Soviet Union launches the largest military campaign of the war against Berlin while the Allies encounter little resistance on the Western front.

- The Final storming :
the storming of Berlin and of the Reichstag. The first signs of victory are celebrated in the streets of a devastated city.

Selected in the following festivals :
- Russian film festival in Sweden 'KinoRiurik', Stockholm (Sweden), 2015
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2010
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2009

Photos and videos
 






Film 1 avec sous-titres anglais

Film 2 avec sous-titres anglais

Film 3 avec sous-titres anglais

Film 4 avec sous-titres anglais

Film 5 avec sous-titres anglais