Andrei SMIRNOV
Андрей СМИРНОВ
Andreï SMIRNOV
Boris YASHIN
Борис ЯШИН
Boris YACHINE
USSR, 1964, 83mn 
Black and white, fiction
Pyad zemli
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Пядь земли

 

 The Little Plot of Land

 Un pouce de terre

 
Directed by : Andrei SMIRNOV (Андрей СМИРНОВ), Boris YASHIN (Борис ЯШИН)
Writing credits : Grigori BAKLANOV (Григорий БАКЛАНОВ)
 
Cast
Aleksandr ZBRUEV (Александр ЗБРУЕВ) ...Aleksandr Motovilov
Ellya SUKHANOVA (Эллия СУХАНОВА) ...Rita Tomashova
Yevgeni URBANSKI (Евгений УРБАНСКИЙ) ...Aleksey Babin
Sergey KURILOV (Сергей КУРИЛОВ) ...Bryl
Lev DUROV (Лев ДУРОВ)
Aleksey ZAYTSEVA (Алексей ЗАЙЦЕВ)
 
Cinematography : Yuri SKHIRTLADZE (Юрий СХИРТЛАДЗЕ)
Production design : Boris CHEBOTAREV (Борис ЧЕБОТАРЕВ)
Music : Aleksandr PIRUMOV (Александр ПИРУМОВ)
Companies : Mosfilm
Release Date in Russia : 21/12/1964
 

Plot synopsis
About heroism and humanism of a small group of soldiers under command of a young lieutenant defending a dead small foothold on the bank of the river Dnestr during the Second World War.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival of Archive Films, Belye Stolby (Russia), 2019
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2011