Aleksey ZERNOV
Алексей ЗЕРНОВ
Alekseï ZERNOV
Russia, 2007, 104mn 
Colour, fiction
Shakespeare could never imagine
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Шекспиру и не снилось


 Shakespeare n'y aurait pas pensé

 Shekspiru i ne snilos

Directed by : Aleksey ZERNOV (Алексей ЗЕРНОВ)
Writing credits : Mariya KHMELIK (Мария ХМЕЛИК), Vladimir ZAYKIN (Владимир ЗАЙКИН), Aleksey ZERNOV (Алексей ЗЕРНОВ)
Natalia FISSON (Наталья ФИССОН) ...actrice du théâtre impérial
Igor KHARLAMOV (Игорь ХАРЛАМОВ) ...Fofanov
Tatyana KRAVCHENKO (Татьяна КРАВЧЕНКО) ...Jbanikha
Olga PROKOFEVA (Ольга ПРОКОФЬЕВА) ...Serafima
Boris SMOLKIN (Борис СМОЛКИН) ...Altyn
Yuri STOYANOV (Юрий СТОЯНОВ) ...Ignat Mytnikov
Anastasia ZAVOROTNYUK (Анастасия ЗАВОРОТНЮК) ...Lison
Sergey ZHIGNOV (Сергей ЖИГУНОВ) ...Mavrodi
Cinematography : Viktor SHEYNIN (Виктор ШЕЙНИН)
Production design : Sergey RAKUTOV (Сергей РАКУТОВ)
Music : Aleksey SHELYGIN (Алексей ШЕЛЫГИН)
Sound : Aleksey ROGOV (Алексей РОГОВ)
Production : Pelican Film (Пеликан-Фильм)
Film revenue in Russia : 0.331 million dollars
Release date in Russia : 29/11/2007

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Ruscico. 2007.
Langue : RU
Sous-titres : RU EN
Bonus : interview de A. Zernov

Plot synopsis
A hilarious musical comedy based upon old Russian vaudevilles.
After a failed attempt at robbery, a gang of swindlers are ready to pose as anybody. At that very time, a provincial town had long been waiting for the arrival of a touring troupe of famous actors. Thanks to good fortune and their own ingeniousness, the swindlers manage to take advantage of that chance… By some magic, the gang is transformed into the big-city superstars; however, already during rehearsals the theatre’s manager begins to entertain doubts as to the authenticity of the “artistes”.
The fledgling actors-adventurers have troubles of their own – the only “primadonna” suddenly falls in love and elopes with a young Hussar. The performance has been announced for tonight, the tickets are sold out…
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