Iosif KHEIFITS
Иосиф ХЕЙФИЦ
Iossif KHEIFITS
Aleksandr ZARKHY
Александр ЗАРХИ
Aleksandr ZARKHI
USSR, 1946, 101mn 
Black and white, fiction
Vo imya zhizni
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Во имя жизни

 

 For the Sake of Life

 Au nom de la vie

 
Directed by : Iosif KHEIFITS (Иосиф ХЕЙФИЦ), Aleksandr ZARKHY (Александр ЗАРХИ)
Writing credits : Sergey ERMOLINSKY (Сергей ЕРМОЛИНСКИЙ), Yevgeni GABRILOVICH (Евгений ГАБРИЛОВИЧ), Iosif KHEIFITS (Иосиф ХЕЙФИЦ), Aleksandr ZARKHY (Александр ЗАРХИ)
 
Cast
Nikolay CHERKASOV (Николай ЧЕРКАСОВ) ...Lukin
Viktor KHOKHRYAKOV (Виктор ХОХРЯКОВ) ...Petrov
Mikhail KUZNETSOV (Михаил КУЗНЕЦОВ) ...Kolesov
Oleg ZHAKOV (Олег ЖАКОВ) ...Rojdestvenski
 
Cinematography : Viacheslav GARDANOV (Вячecлaв ГАРДАНОВ)
Production design : Nikolay SUVOROV (Николай СУВОРОВ)
Music : Venedikt PUSHKOV (Венедикт ПУШКОВ)
Sound : Aleksandr BEKKER (Александр БЕККЕР)
Companies : Lenfilm
 

Plot synopsis
Three friends, young surgeons, return after the war to Leningrad. In their clinic they start working over a serious medical problem. However time is passing and their intense work does not give any results. Two of the surgeons loose hope to achieve desired success. Petrov is left on his own. His persistency, sell-confidence and support of the girl he loves let the young doctor dare to make a complicated surgery.
Source : www.lenfilm.ru