Savva KULISH
Савва КУЛИШ
Savva KOULICH
USSR, 1968, 138mn 
Black and white, fiction
The Low Season
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Мертвый сезон

 

 La Saison morte

 mertvy seson

 
Directed by : Savva KULISH (Савва КУЛИШ)
Writing credits : Aleksandr SHLEPIANOV (Александр ШЛЕПЯНОВ), Vladimir VAYNSTOCK VAYNSHTOCK (Владимир ВАЙНШТОК)
 
Cast
Donatas BANIONIS (Донатас БАНИОНИС)
Rolan BYKOV (Ролан БЫКОВ)
Bruno FREUNDLISH (Брюно ФРЕЙНДЛИХ)
Svetlana KORKOSHKO (Светлана КОРКОШКО)
Sergey KURILOV (Сергей КУРИЛОВ)
Gennadi YUKHTIN (Геннадий ЮХТИН)
 
Cinematography : Aleksandr CHECHULIN (Александр ЧЕЧУЛИН)
Production design : Yevgeni GUKOV (Евгений ГУКОВ)
Music : Andrei VOLKONSKY (Андрей ВОЛКОНСКИЙ)
Sound : Galina GAVRILOVA (Галина ГАВРИЛОВА)
Production : Lenfilm
Spectators : 34,5 million spectators in the USSR
 
Site : IMDb

Awards :
Prix du meilleur film au 4-me Festival du film à Minsk, Bielorussie, URSS en 1970 (4-й ВКФ)
Prix du meilleur film, meilleur réalisateur et meilleur rôle masculin pour Donatas Banionis au Festival du film d’aventures à Sofia, Bulgarie, 1969

Plot synopsis
Soviet secret service agent Ladeinikov gets the information that doctor Hass, a former World War II criminal, works for one of foreign research institutes. Ladeinikov and actor Savushkin, who knows Hass by sight, come under assumed names to Dorgeit, a small resort town, where Hass is working. After a long and complicated search they finally identify Hass. But Hass, in his turn, also recognizes Savushkin.
Source : www.lenfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival of Central and Eastern Film , Wiesbaden (Germany), 2006
- International debut film festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2006