Leo ARNSHTAM
Лео АРНШТАМ
Leo ARNCHTAM
USSR, 1944, 95mn 
Black and white, fiction
Zoya
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Зоя

 

 Zoïa

 Zoya

 
Directed by : Leo ARNSHTAM (Лео АРНШТАМ)
Writing credits : Leo ARNSHTAM (Лео АРНШТАМ), Boris CHIRSKOV (Борис ЧИРСКОВ)
 
Cast
Galina VODYANITSKAYA (Галина ВОДЯНИЦКАЯ) ...Zoya
Ksenia TARASOVA (Ксения ТАРАСОВА) ...Zoya's mother
Nikolay RYZHOV (Николай РЫЖОВ) ...Zoya's father
Aleksey BATALOV (Алексей БАТАЛОВ)
Rostislav PLIATT (Ростислав ПЛЯТТ)
Boris POSLAVSKY (Борис ПОСЛАВСКИЙ)
Mikhail TROYANOVSKY (Михаил ТРОЯНОВСКИЙ)
Vladimir VOLCHIK (Владимир ВОЛЧИК)
 
Cinematography : Aleksandr SHELENKOV (Александр ШЕЛЕНКОВ)
Production design : Aleksandr DIKHTYAR (Александр ДИХТЯР), Konstantin URBETIS (Константин УРБЕТИС)
Music : Dmitry SHOSTAKOVICH (Дмитрий ШОСТАКОВИЧ)
Production : Soyuzdetfilm
Spectators : 21,9 million spectators in the USSR
Release date in Russia : 1944
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
A popular, inspirational biography of a World War II Soviet heroine, showing her life in flashback as she is captured and tortured fighting the German invaders.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 1946