Mikhail ROMM
Михаил РОММ
Mikhaïl ROMM
USSR, 1947, 91mn 
Black and white, fiction
Russkiy vopros
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Русский вопрос


 The Russian Issue

 La Question russe

Directed by : Mikhail ROMM (Михаил РОММ)
Cinematography : Boris VOLCHEK (Борис ВОЛЧЕК)
Companies : Mosfilm

Plot synopsis
Screen version of the play of the same name by K. Simonov. USA. The year of 1946. Garry Smith, a gifted American journalist, was to write a critical book about Russia ordered by editor of a prestigious newspaper for huge royalty. For the prepayment he and his fiancee Jessy purchase a house, furnishings and a car by installments. But Smith loves Russia and writes about it truthfully and sincerely. It turns into drama for him - he loses his job, property and the woman he loves... But Garry Smith is not broken - he travels around America and tells the truth about the USSR.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru

Selected in the following festivals :
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 1991

Film sans sous-titres