Ilya AVERBAKH
Илья АВЕРБАХ
Ilia AVERBAKH
1971, 86mn 
Colour, fiction
An Old Life Drama
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Драма из старинной жизни

 

 Un drame de la vie d'autrefois

 Drama iz starinnoy zhizni

 
Directed by : Ilya AVERBAKH (Илья АВЕРБАХ)
Writing credits : Ilya AVERBAKH (Илья АВЕРБАХ), Vladimir BELIAEV (Владимир БЕЛЯЕВ)
Based on N. Leskov’s story “The Toupee Artist”.
 
Cast
Yuri ANTIPOV (Юрий АНТИПОВ)
Lyudmila ARININA (Людмила АРИНИНА)
Aleksandr DEMIANENKO (Александр ДЕМЬЯНЕНКО) ...Yeroshka
Ramses DJABRAILOV (Рамзес ДЖАБРАИЛОВ)
Anatoli EGOROV (Анатолий ЕГОРОВ) ...Arkadi
Roman FILIPPOV (Роман ФИЛИППОВ)
Viktor ILICHEV (Виктор ИЛЬИЧЁВ)
Aleksandr KHLOPOTOV (Александр ХЛОПОТОВ)
Panteleimon KRYMOV (Пантелеймон КРЫМОВ)
Nikolay KUZMIN (Николай КУЗЬМИН)
Pyotr MERKURYEV (Пётр МЕРКУРЬЕВ)
Sofia PAVLOVA (Софья ПАВЛОВА)
Yevgeni PEROV (Евгений ПЕРОВ) ...Le comte Kamenski
Tatyana PILETSKAIA (Татьяна ПИЛЕЦКАЯ)
Yelena SOLOVEY (Елена СОЛОВЕЙ) ... Lyuba
 
Cinematography : Dmitry_2 MESKHIEV (Дмитрий_2 МЕСХИЕВ)
Production design : Yevgeni ENEJ (Евгений ЕНЕЙ)
Music : Oleg KARAVAICHUK (Олег КАРАВАЙЧУК)
Sound : Mikhail LAZAREV (Михаил ЛАЗАРЕВ)
Production : Lenfilm
 

Plot synopsis
Based on “The Toupee Artist”, a short story by Nikolai Leskov.
An actress, an earl's bondswoman, fell in love with the “toupee painter” Arkadi, failing to observe her master's regulations... The story could only have a tragic ending for both of them: Arkadi was sent off to be a soldier, while his beloved was banished to the cattle farm.
Source : www.lenfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2011
- Festival ''Cinema and literature'', Gatchina (Russia), 2007