Pyotr CHARDYNIN
Пётр ЧАРДЫНИН
Piotr TCHARDYNINE
Russia, 1910, 400m 
Black and white, fiction
Vadim
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Вадим

 

 Vadim

 Vadim

Russian subtitle : «Повесть из времен Пугачева», «Боярин Палицын»
 
Directed by : Pyotr CHARDYNIN (Пётр ЧАРДЫНИН)
Writing credits : Pyotr CHARDYNIN (Пётр ЧАРДЫНИН)
 
Cast
Pavel BIRIUKOV (Павел БИРЮКОВ)
Pyotr CHARDYNIN (Пётр ЧАРДЫНИН)
Aleksandra GONCHAROVA (Александра ГОНЧАРОВА)
Andrey GROMOV (Андрей ГРОМОВ)
N. SPERANSKY (Н. СПЕРАНСКИЙ)
 
Cinematography : Vladimir SIVERSEN (Владимир СИВЕРСЕН)
Produced by : Aleksandr KHANZHONKOV (Александр ХАНЖОНКОВ)
Companies : A. Khanjonkov & C°
Release Date in Russia : 02/11/1910
 

Plot synopsis
Vadim, a hunchbacked young man, is hired as a servant by boyard Palitsyn. This one tries to seduce Olga his pupil become a beautiful young woman. But it turns out that Olga is Vadim's sister and that Palitsyne is responsible for their father's death when they were little. Vadim thinks only of avenging his father when Olga is madly in love with Youri the son of Palitsyn. Vadim will join forces with the Cossacks of Pugachev to attack the Palitsyn family. One day, he surprises his sister with Youri and decides to kill him with an ax, but following a misunderstanding, it is Youri's servant that he kills. Realizing his mistake he burst into tears.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival of Russian cinema in Nice, Nice (France), 2014