Grigori ALEXANDROV
Григорий АЛЕКСАНДРОВ
Grigori ALEXANDROV
USSR, 1947, 104mn 
Black and white, fiction
Vesna
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Весна

 

 Spring

 Le Printemps

 
Directed by : Grigori ALEXANDROV (Григорий АЛЕКСАНДРОВ)
Writing credits : Grigori ALEXANDROV (Григорий АЛЕКСАНДРОВ), Aleksandr RASKIN (Александр РАСКИН), Maurice SLOBODSKOY (Морис СЛОБОДСКОЙ)
 
Cast
Liubov ORLOVA (Любовь ОРЛОВА) ...Nikitina and Shatrova
Nikolay CHERKASOV (Николай ЧЕРКАСОВ) ...Gromov
Nikolay KONOVALOV (Николай КОНОВАЛОВ) ...Mukhin
Mikhail SIDORKIN (Михаил СИДОРКИН) ...Roshchin
Vasili ZAICHIKOV (Василий ЗАЙЧИКОВ) ...Melnikov, professor
Rostislav PLIATT (Ростислав ПЛЯТТ) ...Bubentsov
Faina RANEVSKAIA (Фаина РАНЕВСКАЯ) ...Margarita Lvovna
Aleksey KONSOVSKY (Алексей КОНСОВСКИЙ)
Boris PETKER (Борис ПЕТКЕР)
Valentina TELEGINA (Валентина ТЕЛЕГИНА)
Mikhail TROYANOVSKY (Михаил ТРОЯНОВСКИЙ)
Georgi YUMATOV (Георгий ЮМАТОВ)
Rina ZELYONAIA (Рина ЗЕЛЕНАЯ)
 
Cinematography : Yuri EKELCHIK (Юрий ЕКЕЛЬЧИК)
Production design : Konstantin EFIMOV (Константин ЕФИМОВ), Vladimir KAPLUNOVSKI (Владимир КАПЛУНОВСКИЙ)
Music : Isaac DUNAEVSKY (Исаак ДУНАЕВСКИЙ)
Sound : Vyacheslav LESHCHEV (Вячеслав ЛЕЩЕВ)
Companies : Mosfilm
Release Date in Russia : 02/07/1947
 
format : 35 mm

Awards :
Best Screenplay Grigori ALEXANDROV , Aleksandr RASKIN , Maurice SLOBODSKOY , Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 1947

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Bach Films

Plot synopsis
A musical comedy.
Professor Nikitina works on the problem of using energy of the sun. A filmmaker Gromov decides to make a film about her and gives the leading role to Shatrova, an actress of operetta theatre surprisingly resembling Nikitina. Due to a number of funny events the two women exchange their parts in reality that brings love and happiness to both of them.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Russian film festival in Paris, Paris (France), 2017
- , Pézenas (France), 2015
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2011
- Hommage à la comédie musicale : Festival Grigori Alexandrov, Paris (France), 2010
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2009
- Russian Film Festival, London (United Kingdom), 2009
- Paris Russian Film Festival, Paris (France), 2007
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2006
- Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 2006
- Nantes Russian Film Festival, Nantes (France), 2005
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 2005
- Gels et dégels, une autre histoire du cinéma soviétique (1926-1968), Paris (France), 2002
- Film Festival Locarno, Locarno (Switzerland), 2000
- Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 1947