Friedrich ERMLER
Фридрих ЭРМЛЕР
Friedrich ERMLER
1937, 252mn 
Black and white, fiction
Velikiy grazhdanin
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Великий гражданин

 

 The Great Citizen

 Un grand Citoyen

 
Directed by : Friedrich ERMLER (Фридрих ЭРМЛЕР)
Writing credits : Mikhail BLEIMAN (Михаил БЛЕЙМАН), Manuel BOLSHINTSOV (Мануэль БОЛЬШИНЦОВ), Friedrich ERMLER (Фридрих ЭРМЛЕР)
 
Cast
Ivan BERSENYEV (Иван БЕРСЕНЕВ) ...Kartashov
Nikolay BOGOLIUBOV (Николай БОГОЛЮБОВ) ...Shakhov
Zoya FEDOROVA (Зоя ФЕДОРОВА) ...Nadya Kolesnikova
Boris POSLAVSKY (Борис ПОСЛАВСКИЙ) ...Sizov
Oleg ZHAKOV (Олег ЖАКОВ) ...Borovsky
 
Cinematography : Arkadi KOLTSATY (Аркадий КОЛЬЦАТЫЙ)
Production design : Mikhail KROTKIN (Михаил КРОТКИН), Semyon MEYNKIN (Семён МЕЙНКИН), Nikolay SUVOROV (Николай СУВОРОВ), Abram VEKSLER (Абрам ВЕКСЛЕР)
Sound : Ivan DMITRIEV (Иван ДМИТРИЕВ)
Companies : Lenfilm
Release Date in Russia : 13/02/1938
 

Plot synopsis
The film features life of Soviet country in the 20-s. The story is focused on the character of a major party leader. The film was inspired by life and activities of Bolshevik leader Sergei Kirov (1886 — 1934).
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Zoom arrière. Cinémathèque de Toulouse, Toulouse (France), 2015
- Gels et dégels, une autre histoire du cinéma soviétique (1926-1968), Paris (France), 2002

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