Grigori CHUKHRAY
Григорий ЧУХРАЙ
Grigori TCHOUKHRAI
USSR, 1961, 105mn 
Colour, fiction
Clear Skies
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Чистое небо

 

 Ciel pur

 chistoe nebo

 
Directed by : Grigori CHUKHRAY (Григорий ЧУХРАЙ)
Writing credits : Daniil KHRABROVITSKY (Даниил ХРАБРОВИЦКИЙ)
 
Cast
Nina DROBYSHEVA (Нина ДРОБЫШЕВА) ...Sacha Lvova
Georgi GEORGIU (Георгий ГЕОРГИУ) ...Nikolaï Avdeevitch
Leonid KNYAZEV (Леонид КНЯЗЕВ)
Vitali KONYAYEV (Виталий КОНЯЕВ) ...Petia
Georgi KULIKOV (Георгий КУЛИКОВ) ...Mitia
Natalia KUZMINA (Наталья КУЗЬМИНА) ...Lioucia
Tamara NOSOVA (Тамара НОСОВА)
Nikolay SMORCHKOV (Николай СМОРЧКОВ)
Oleg TABAKOV (Олег ТАБАКОВ) ...Serioja
Yevgeni URBANSKI (Евгений УРБАНСКИЙ) ...Alexeï Astakhov
 
Cinematography : Sergey POLUIANOV (Сергей ПОЛУЯНОВ)
Production design : Boris NEMECHEK (Борис НЕМЕЧЕК)
Music : Mikhail ZIV (Михаил ЗИВ)
Sound : Leonid BULGAKOV (Леонид БУЛГАКОВ)
Production : Mosfilm
Spectators : 41,3 million spectators in the USSR
Release date in Russia : 20/05/1961
 
Site : IMDb

Awards :
First prize Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 1961
Tête d'or au Festival de Mexico, 1961
Porte d'or au Festival de San-Francisco, 1961
Prix du meilleur film étranger,Edimbourg, 1961

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Ruscico
Editor : Potemkine. 2016. Titre : Coffret Grigori Tchoukraï.
Ce coffret contient trois films :
- Le Quarante et unième
- La Ballade du soldat
- Ciel pur

Plot synopsis
A story of the great, all-forgiving and all-embracing love of Sasha Lvova and pilot Alexey Astakhov that overcame all ordeals and trials.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Ciel pur de Grigori Tchoukhraï (1961), Justin KWEDI, dvdclassik.com, 2018
Un grand monsieur : Grigori Tchoukhraï, Françoise NAVAILH, Kinoglaz.fr, 2016
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2021
- International debut film festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2012
- Grenoble 'Cinéphilies', Grenoble (France), 2008
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 1961

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