Friedrich ERMLER
Фридрих ЭРМЛЕР
Friedrich ERMLER
Eduard IOGANSON
Эдуард ИОГАНСОН
Edouard IOGANSON
Russia, 1926, 73mn 
Black and white, silent, fiction
Katka's Reinette Apples
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Катька - Бумажный ранет

 

 Katka petite pomme reinette

 Katka - Bumazhny ranet

 
Directed by : Friedrich ERMLER (Фридрих ЭРМЛЕР), Eduard IOGANSON (Эдуард ИОГАНСОН)
Writing credits : Mikhail BORISOGLEBSKY (Михаил БОРИСОГЛЕБСКИЙ), Boris LEONIDOV (Борис ЛЕОНИДОВ)
 
Cast
Veronika BUZHINSKAYA (Вероника БУЖИНСКАЯ) ...Katka
Bella CHERNOVA (Белла ЧЕРНОВА) ...Verka
Yakov GUDKIN (Яков ГУДКИН) ...Compagnon de Vadka
Fyodor NIKITIN (Федор НИКИТИН) ...Vadka
Valery SOLOVTSOV (Валерий СОЛОВЦОВ) ...Semka Jgout
 
Cinematography : Yevgeni MIKHAYLOV (Евгений МИХАЙЛОВ), Andrei MOSKVIN (Андрей МОСКВИН)
Production design : Yevgeni ENEJ (Евгений ЕНЕЙ)
Production : Lensovkino
Restauration : Mosfilm (1973), sonorisation par F. Nikitine
Release date in Russia : 25/12/1926
 

Plot synopsis
Story of a young village girl who came to Leningrad in the mid-20’s to earn some money to buy a cow, and found herself among criminals but managed to break with the city underworld and start a new life.
Source : www.lenfilm.ru
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Les origines du cinéma soviétique : un regard neuf, Myriam TSIKOUNAS, Cerf, 1992
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- L'URSS des cinéastes à la Cinémathèque française. 1917-1945 : deuxième partie, Paris (France), 2017
- Festival "Toute la Mémoire du Monde" à la Cinémathèque française, Paris (France), 2017
- Zoom arrière. Cinémathèque de Toulouse, Toulouse (France), 2015
- La Rochelle International Film Festival, La Rochelle (France), 2014
- Europalia Russia 2005, Brussels (Belgium), 2005
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2003

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