Ilya GURIN
Илья ГУРИН
Ilia GOURINE
USSR, 1961, 101mn 
Black and white, fiction
V trudnyy chas
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В трудный час

 

 A l'heure difficile

 V trudnyy chas

 
Directed by : Ilya GURIN (Илья ГУРИН)
Writing credits : Yevgeni GABRILOVICH (Евгений ГАБРИЛОВИЧ)
 
Cast
Vladimir KASHPUR (Владимир КАШПУР) ...Kroykov
Svetlana KHARITONOVA (Светлана ХАРИТОНОВА) ...Varvara
Tatyana GAVRILOVA (Татьяна ГАВРИЛОВА)
Igor KVASHA (Игорь КВАША)
Yuri NAZAROV (Юрий НАЗАРОВ)
Igor OKHLUPIN (Игорь ОХЛУПИН)
Gennadi SAIFULIN (Геннадий САЙФУЛИН)
Vladimir ZAMANSKY (Владимир ЗАМАНСКИЙ)
 
Cinematography : Militsa BOGATKOVA (Милица БОГАТКОВА)
Production design : Sergey SEREBRENNIKOV (Сергей СЕРЕБРЕННИКОВ)
Music : Vasili SOLOVIEV- SEDOY (Василий СОЛОВЬЕВ-СЕДОЙ)
Production : Gorky Film Studio
Release date in Russia : 09/10/1961
 

Plot synopsis
1941. The Siberian carpenter Kuzma Kroikov has arrived in Moscow with his rifle company. With the fighters he strolls through the nocturnal Moscow streets, and in a village near Moscow he gets acquainted with Varvara Oknova. The resolute, tall and beautiful woman wins his heart. But soon the long and terrible fights for Moscow begin. After yet another fight, they meet again and show their feelings for each other. In the spring of ‘42 Varvara perishes. Kuzma and his company move forward, to the West..
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2013