Genrikh GABAY
Генрих ГАБАЙ
Guenrikh GABAI
USSR, 1959, 88mn 
Black and white, fiction
The Green Van
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Зелёный фургон

 

 Le Fourgon vert

 Zelyonyy furgon

 
Directed by : Genrikh GABAY (Генрих ГАБАЙ)
Writing credits : Grigori KOLTUNOV (Григорий КОЛТУНОВ), Aleksandr KOZACHINSKY (Александр КОЗАЧИНСКИЙ)
 
Cast
Roman FILIPPOV (Роман ФИЛИППОВ)
Vladimir KOLOKOLTSEV (Владимир КОЛОКОЛЬЦЕВ) ...Volodya Kozachenko
Olga LYSENKO (Ольга ЛЫСЕНКО) ...Marusya
Dmitry MILIUTENKO (Дмитрий МИЛЮТЕНКО) ...Taras
Viktor MISINENKO (Виктор МИЗИНЕНКО) ...Marusya
Yuri TIMOSHENKO (Юрий ТИМОШЕНКО) ...Grishchenko
Nikolay VOLKOV (Николай ВОЛКОВ) ...professor Kozachenko
 
Cinematography : Radomir VASILEVSKY (Радомир ВАСИЛЕВСКИЙ)
Music : Boris KARAMYSHEV (Борис КАРАМЫШЕВ), Igor YAKUSHENKO (Игорь ЯКУШЕНКО)
Production : Odessa Film Studios
Spectators : 17 millions of spectators
Release date in Russia : 26/03/1960
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
It is 1920. After repeated changes of power, the Red Army finally enters Odessa. The new workers-and-peasant police has no experience of work. That’s why there were mostly inexpert and casual people. One of these casual workers was former student Volodya Kozachenko, a boy form an intellectuals’ family, who was eager to help Soviet power…
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Героическая комедия и её герои, Oleg KOVALOV, cinematheque.ru, 2010
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Odessa International Film Festival, Odessa (Ukraine), 2010

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