Aleksandr GORDON
Александр ГОРДОН
Aleksandr GORDON
USSR (Moldavia), 1967, 89mn 
Black and white, fiction
Sergey Lazo
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Сергей Лазо

 

 Sergueï Lazo

 Sergey Lazo

 
Directed by : Aleksandr GORDON (Александр ГОРДОН)
Writing credits : George MALARCHUK (Георге МАЛАРЧУК)
 
Cast
Regimantas ADOMAITIS (Регимантас АДОМАЙТИС) ...Lazo
Zinaida SLAVINA (Зинаида СЛАВИНА) ...Anna
Ion UNGUREANU (Ион УНГУРЯНУ)
Vsevolod YAKUT (Всеволод ЯКУТ)
Aleksandra ZAVIALOVA (Александра ЗАВЬЯЛОВА) ...Olga
 
Cinematography : Vadim YAKOVLEV (Вадим ЯКОВЛЕВ)
Production design : Stanislav BULGAKOV (Станислав БУЛГАКОВ)
Production : Moldova Film
 

Plot synopsis
A movie about the life and activities of the civil war hero Sergey Lazo (1894-1920), a poet, a publicist, a war strategist, a party activist, a diplomat fluent in several languages, a direct descendant of a noble Moldavian family, the son of a land-owner, a former student of the Moscow University and an officer of the tsarist army who determinately crossed over to the revolutionaries and headed the partisan movement during the struggle against the Japanese intervention in the Far East. At the age of 26 Lazo literally burnt in the revolutionary fire. The enemies threw him into the boiler of a steam locomotive and burnt him alive.
* Diploma of the Jury, Prize of the newspaper «Za Rodinu» of the Baltic military command, Prize for the Best Male Part at the Film Festival of the Baltic States, Byelorussia and Moldavia in Riga (1968)
Source : www.mkfivanovo.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- International Film Festival Tarkovski, Ivanovo (Russia), 2010