Vladimir BASOV
Владимир БАСОВ
Vladimir BASSOV
USSR, 1968, 344mn 
Black and white, fiction
Shield and Sword
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Щит и меч

 

 Le Glaive et le bouclier

 Shchit i mech

 
Directed by : Vladimir BASOV (Владимир БАСОВ)
Writing credits : Vladimir BASOV (Владимир БАСОВ), Vadim KOZHEVNIKOV (Вадим КОЖЕВНИКОВ)
Based on Vadim Kozhevnikov’s novel of the same name
 
Cast
Vladimir BASOV (Владимир БАСОВ) ...Bruno
Juozas BUDRAITIS (Юозас БУДРАЙТИС) ...Ditrich
Alla DEMIDOVA (Алла ДЕМИДОВА) ...Angelina Bücher
Aleksey GLAZYRIN (Алексей ГЛАЗЫРИН) ...Axel Steinglitz
Stanislav LIUBSHIN (Станислав ЛЮБШИН) ...Aleksandr Belov
Georgi MARTYNYUK (Георгий МАРТЫНЮК) ...Alekseï Zoubov / Alois Hagen
Valentina TITOVA (Валентина ТИТОВА) ...Nina
Oleg YANKOVSKY (Олег ЯНКОВСКИЙ) ...Henri Schwartzkopf
 
Cinematography : Timofei LEBESHEV (Тимофей ЛЕБЕШЕВ)
Production design : Aleksey PARKHOMENKO (Алексей ПАРХОМЕНКО)
Music : Veniamin BASNER (Вениамин БАСНЕР)
Sound : Grigori KORENBLYUM (Григорий КОРЕНБЛЮМ)
Production : Mosfilm
Spectators : 57,1 million spectators in the USSR
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
The film is about courageous intelligence agent Alexander Belov, who went through severe trials, when he worked for Third Reich under the name of Iohann Wais. He rendered harmless sabotage groups, sent to our territory. After penetrating into the Empire Security Service Command he had a possibility to predict the beginning of large military operations. He worked with more competence and risk.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Commentaries and bibliography
RUSSIA BEYOND: Cinq séries soviétiques d’espionnage à voir absolument, Valeria PAÏKOVA, RUSSIA BEYOND, 2021
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival ''Cinema and literature'', Gatchina (Russia), 2013