Mikhail SHVEITSER
Михаил ШВЕЙЦЕР
Mikhaïl SCHWEITZER
Vladimir VENGEROV
Владимир ВЕНГЕРОВ
Vladimir VENGUEROV
1954, 88mn 
Black and white, fiction
Kortik
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Кортик

 

 The Dirk

 La Dague

 
Directed by : Mikhail SHVEITSER (Михаил ШВЕЙЦЕР), Vladimir VENGEROV (Владимир ВЕНГЕРОВ)
Production design : Aleksey RUDYAKOV (Алексей РУДЯКОВ)
Companies : Lenfilm
 

Plot synopsis
Based on a novel of the same title by Anatoly Rybakov.
Two boys, Misha and Genka, are helping Commissar Polevoy trace Nikitsky, leader of the White bandit gang; years ago, in front of the seamen, Nikitsky killed a naval officer and wanted to take his antique dirk, but Polevoy kept the blade. All this time Nikolsky, who only got the sheath, has been after the dirk.
The boys find out that the dirk is connected with an ancient mystery which can be revealed only with the dirk sheathed. Finally, Nikitsky is seized, and the sheath recovered.
Source : www.lenfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2010
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2009

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