Vladimir BASOV
Владимир БАСОВ
Vladimir BASSOV
Mtislav KORCHAGIN
Мстислав КОРЧАГИН
Mtislav KORTCHAGUINE
USSR, 1953, 100mn 
Black and white, fiction
Nakhlebnik
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Нахлебник

 

 The Sponger

 Le Parasite

 
Directed by : Vladimir BASOV (Владимир БАСОВ), Mtislav KORCHAGIN (Мстислав КОРЧАГИН)
 
Cast
Boris CHIRKOV (Борис ЧИРКОВ) ...Kuzovkin
Sergey KURILOV (Сергей КУРИЛОВ) ...Eletski
Lidia DRANOVSKAYA (Лидия ДРАНОВСКАЯ) ...Olga Petrovna
Pavel SHPRINGFELD (Павел ШПРИНГФЕЛЬД) ...Tropachev
Aleksandra DENISSOVA (Александра ДЕНИСОВА)
Georgi GEORGIU (Георгий ГЕОРГИУ)
Sergey KOMAROV (Сергей КОМАРОВ)
 
Cinematography : Konstantin BROVIN (Константин БРОВИН), Konstantin PETRICHENKO (Константин ПЕРИЧЕНКО)
Production design : Konstantin EFIMOV (Константин ЕФИМОВ)
Music : Mikhail ZIV (Михаил ЗИВ)
Companies : Mosfilm
Release Date in Russia : 09/04/1953
 

Plot synopsis
A photo play based on Ivan Turgenev’s play of the same name staged in the Actors’ Theatre-Studio. Kuzovkin, a poor nobleman, is a sponger at the Eletskies’ home where young landlady Olga and her husband arrive. The neighboring landlords laugh at the old man. Having failed to endure the mockeries, Kuzovkin declares that Olga is his daughter.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2011