Aleksandr ROU
Александр РОУ
Aleksandr ROU
USSR, 1944, 63mn 
Black and white, fiction
Kashcheï Besmertny
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Кащей Бессмертный

 

 Kachtcheï l’immortel

 Kashcheï Besmertny

 
Directed by : Aleksandr ROU (Александр РОУ)
Writing credits : Aleksandr ROU (Александр РОУ), Vladimir SHVEITSER (Владимир ШВЕЙЦЕР)
 
Cast
Sergey FILIPPOV (Сергей ФИЛИППОВ)
Emmanuil GELLER (Эммануил ГЕЛЛЕР)
Galina GRIGOREVA (Галина ГРИГОРЬЕВА)
Georgi MILLIAR (Георгий МИЛЛЯР)
Ivan RYZHOV (Иван РЫЖОВ)
Aleksandr SHIRSHOV (Александр ШИРШОВ)
Sergey STOLYAROV (Сергей СТОЛЯРОВ) ...Nikita Kojemiaka
Sergey TROITSKY (Сергей ТРОИЦКИЙ)
 
Cinematography : Mikhail KIRILLOV (Михаил КИРИЛЛОВ)
Music : Sergey POTOTSKY (Сергей ПОТОЦКИЙ)
Sound : Sergey IURTZEV (Сергей ЮРЦЕВ)
Editing : Ksenia BLINOVA (Ксения БЛИНОВА)
Production : Soyouzdetfilm
Restauration : Studios Gorki (1962)
 

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Ruscico. 2010.
Subtitles : RU EN FR ES IT DE

Plot synopsis
The film is based on Russian heroic legends and folklore. In a tall mansion, the beautiful Marya Morevna is waiting for her bridegroom, the mighty warrior Nikita Kozhemyaka. The longed-for meeting may happen any minute, but all of a sudden the Russian land is invaded by the armies of Kashchei the Immortal that bring destruction and death. Marya Morevna is abducted, and Nikita Kozhemyaka finds just ashes on the site of his home. But thanks to a kindly wizard who gave him a cap of darkness, the hero will find a way to rescue his bride and rout Kashchei.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Un genre en miettes ? Retour sur l’absence du film d’horreur dans la Russie soviétique, Andrei KOZOVOÏ, 1895, 55, AFRHC, 2008
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival of Central and Eastern Film , Wiesbaden (Germany), 2006