Ivan PYRIEV
Иван ПЫРЬЕВ
Ivan PYRIEV
USSR, 1939, 88mn 
Black and white, fiction
Tractor Drivers
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Трактористы

 

 Les Tractoristes

 Traktoristy

 
Directed by : Ivan PYRIEV (Иван ПЫРЬЕВ)
Writing credits : Yevgeni POMESHCHIKOV (Евгений ПОМЕЩИКОВ)
 
Cast
Pyotr ALEINIKOV (Пётр АЛЕЙНИКОВ)
Boris ANDREYEV (Борис АНДРЕЕВ)
O. BOROVIKOVA (О. БОРОВИКОВА)
R. DNEPROVA-CHAIKA (Р. ДНЕПРОВА-ЧАЙКА)
Stepan KAIUKOV (Степан КАЮКОВ)
V. KOLCHIN (В. КОЛЧИН)
Nikolay KRIUCHKOV (Николай КРЮЧКОВ)
Marina LADYNINA (Марина ЛАДЫНИНА)
 
Cinematography : Boris ARETSKY (Борис АРЕЦКИЙ), Aleksandr GALPERIN (Александр ГАЛЬПЕРИН)
Production design : Vladimir KAPLUNOVSKI (Владимир КАПЛУНОВСКИЙ)
Music : Daniil POKRAS (Даниил ПОКРАСС), Dmitry POKRASS (Дмитрий ПОКРАСС)
Sound : Vyacheslav LESHCHEV (Вячеслав ЛЕЩЕВ)
Production : Mosfilm, Studio Dovzhenko
Spectators : 37 million spectators in the USSR
Restauration : 1964
Release date in Russia : 1939
 
Site : IMDb

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Ciné croisette. 2019. Titre : Traktoristy

Plot synopsis
A musical comedy.
The mid 30s. Klim Yarko, a demobilized tank driver from the Far East returns to the Ukraine collective farm where Maryana Bazhan, his long-standing love, lives. But Maryana is a famous tractor-driver of the vicinity and her admirers are legion. In attempt to get rid of them she invents a story of her love to Nazar, a butch and bummer. Klim, a simple soul, finds himself in a complicated situation but finally due to his sincerity and industry he wins sympathies of the whole farm and the famous Maryana’s love.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Cinéma et régimes autoritaires au XXe siècle. Ecrans sous influence. Le festin pendant la peste, Françoise NAVAILH, kinoglaz.fr, 2010
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival du film "Cannes 1939" à Orléans 2019, Orléans (France), 2019
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2011
- Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 2006

Photos and videos
 
Film avec sous-titres anglais