Sergey VASILIEV
Сергей ВАСИЛЬЕВ
Sergueï VASSILIEV
Georgi VASILYEV
Георгий ВАСИЛЬЕВ
Gueorgui VASSILIEV
USSR, 1934, 95mn 
Black and white, fiction
Chapayev
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Чапаев

 

 Tchapaev

 Chapaev

 
Directed by : Sergey VASILIEV (Сергей ВАСИЛЬЕВ), Georgi VASILYEV (Георгий ВАСИЛЬЕВ)
Writing credits : Sergey VASILIEV (Сергей ВАСИЛЬЕВ), Georgi VASILYEV (Георгий ВАСИЛЬЕВ)
 
Cast
Boris BABOCHKIN (Борис БАБОЧКИН) ...Chapayev
Boris BLINOV (Борис БЛИНОВ) ...Furmanov
Boris CHIRKOV (Борис ЧИРКОВ) ...peasant
Leonid KMIT (Леонид КМИТ) ...Petka
Varvara MYASNIKOVA (Варвара МЯСНИКОВА) ...Anna
Illarion PEVTSOV (Илларион ПЕВЦОВ) ...Borozdin
Stepan SHKURAT (Степан ШКУРАТ)
Nikolay SIMONOV (Николай СИМОНОВ) ...Zhirarev
Georgi VASILYEV (Георгий ВАСИЛЬЕВ) ...leftenant
Vyacheslav VOLKOV (Вячеслав ВОЛКОВ)
Georgi ZHZHONOV (Георгий ЖЖЕНОВ)
 
Cinematography : Aleksandr_2 KSENOFONTOV (Александр_2 КСЕНОФОНТОВ), Aleksandr SIGAYEV (Александр СИГАЕВ)
Production design : Isaac MAKHLIS (Исаак МАХЛИС)
Music : Gavriil POPOV (Гавриил ПОПОВ)
Sound : Aleksandr BEKKER (Александр БЕККЕР)
Production : Lenfilm
Spectators : 30 million spectators in the USSR
Restauration : Mosfilm (1963)
Release date in Russia : 07/11/1934
 
Site : IMDb

Awards :
First prize Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 1935
Grand prix au Festival International du Film de Moscou, 1935
Prix Staline (degré I), 1941
Médaille de bronze au Festival de Venise, 1946

Plot synopsis
Based on material collected by Dmitri and Anna Furmanov about Vasili Chapayev, a Civil War hero. Grand Prix in the Film Contest at the World Fair in Paris, France (1937).
Bronze Medal at the 7th IFF in Venice, Italy (1946). 1st Prize at the 1st Soviet IFF in Moscow (1935). For this film, the main members of the crew and cast received the Stalin Prize (first class): G. Vasilyev, S. Vasilyev, B. Babochkin (1941).
Gold Medal for the film at the 3rd Film Show “Lido degli Estensi” dedicated to the fight of peoples for freedom and independence in honour of the centeniary of Italian unification. _____________________________________________
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Лента длиною в эпоху. Шедевры советского кино, Neya ZORKAYA, Bely Gorod, 2017
Construire, déconstruire, reconstruire au cinéma le mythe de la femme soviétique, Valéry KOSSOV, Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2016
Эволюция образа Белого движения в отечественном и зарубежном игровом кинематографе звукового периода., Aleksandr FEDOROV, МОО «Информация для всех», 2015
Второй план в советском кино, Yevgeni MARGOLIT, seance.ru, 2012
Chapaev, Julian GRAFFY, I.B. Tauris, 2010
Cinéma et régimes autoritaires au XXe siècle. Ecrans sous influence. Le festin pendant la peste, Françoise NAVAILH, kinoglaz.fr, 2010
The Image of Germans in Russian Cultural Space, Yevgeni MARGOLIT, Kinokultura, 2009
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival of Russian cinema in Nice, Nice (France), 2017
- Institut Lumière - Centenaire de la révolution d'octobre 1917, Lyon (France), 2017
- Pessac International History Film Festival, Pessac (France), 2009
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2008
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2007
- Europalia Russia 2005, Brussels (Belgium), 2005
- Nantes Russian Film Festival, Nantes (France), 2001
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 1935

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