Aleksandr MACHERET
Александр МАЧЕРЕТ
Aleksandr MATCHERET
USSR, 1938, 71mn 
Black and white, fiction
Soldiers of the Marsh
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Болотные солдаты

 

 Les Soldats des marais

 Bolotnye soldaty

 
Directed by : Aleksandr MACHERET (Александр МАЧЕРЕТ)
Writing credits : Aleksandr MACHERET (Александр МАЧЕРЕТ), Yuri OLESHA (Юрий ОЛЕША)
 
Cast
Aleksey GRIBOV (Алексей ГРИБОВ)
Aleksey KONSOVSKY (Алексей КОНСОВСКИЙ)
Ivan KOVAL-SAMBORSKY (Иван КОВАЛЬ-САМБОРСКИЙ)
Semyon MEZHINSKY (Семён МЕЖИНСКИЙ)
Vasili VANIN (Василий ВАНИН)
Oleg ZHAKOV (Олег ЖАКОВ)
Aleksandr ZRAZHEVSKY (Александр ЗРАЖЕВСКИЙ)
 
Cinematography : Yevgeni ANDRIKANIS (Евгений АНДРИКАНИС)
Production design : Artur BERGER (Артур БЕРГЕР), Arnold VAYSFELD (Арнольд ВАЙСФЕЛЬД)
Music : Lev SCHWARTZ (Лев ШВАРЦ)
Production : Mosfilm
 

Plot synopsis
About the fight of German Communists against fascism in Germany in mid-30s. Prisoners of concentration «labour camps» were referred to as «Soldiers of the Marsh». An underground communist finds himself in such a camp. His friends at the expense of their own lives help him to escape. Paul keeps struggling and organises a strike at an aircraft factory.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- International Festival of Contemporary Cinema «Zavtra / 2morrow», Moscow (Russia), 2012
- Russische Filmwoche in Berlin, Berlin (Germany), 2008
- Gels et dégels, une autre histoire du cinéma soviétique (1926-1968), Paris (France), 2002

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Source : www.russiancinema.ru