Sergey GAZAROV
Сергей ГАЗАРОВ
Sergueï GAZAROV
1996, full length film 
Colour, fiction
Revizor
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Ревизор

 

 Le Révizor

 Revizor

 
Directed by : Sergey GAZAROV (Сергей ГАЗАРОВ)
Based on the play of the same name by N. Gogol.
 
Cast
Nikita MIKHALKOV (Никита МИХАЛКОВ)
Anna MIKHALKOVA (Анна МИХАЛКОВА)
Yevgeni MIRONOV (Евгений МИРОНОВ) ...Khlestakov
Oleg YANKOVSKY (Олег ЯНКОВСКИЙ) ...Pliakine-Tiakine
Aleksey ZHARKOV (Алексей ЖАРКОВ)
 
Cinematography : Mikhail AGRANOVICH (Михаил АГРАНОВИЧ)
 

Plot synopsis
The governor of a small town receives a secret warning message about the forthcoming arrival of the government inspector. Meanwhile Khlestakov, an ordinary official, whom the dishonest and corrupted local officials take for the inspector, visits the town. They shower gifts on him, hug and bribe him, and are sure that they have paid off, but suddenly the real inspector arrives.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 1996
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 1996