Vladimir BORTKO
Владимир БОРТКО
Vladimir BORTKO
USSR, 1988, 130mn 
Colour, TV film
Sobachye serdtse
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Собачье сердце

 

 Sobachye serdtse

 Coeur de chien

 
Directed by : Vladimir BORTKO (Владимир БОРТКО)
Writing credits : Natalia BORTKO (Наталья БОРТКО)
 
Cast
Sergey BEKHTEREV (Сергей БЕХТЕРЕВ)
Yevgeni EVSTIGNEYEV (Евгений ЕВСТИГНЕЕВ) ...Professeur Préobrajenski
Sergey FILIPPOV (Сергей ФИЛИППОВ) ...Le patient
Ivan GANZHA (Иван ГАНЖА)
Roman KARTSEV (Роман КАРЦЕВ)
Yuri KUZNETSOV (Юрий КУЗНЕЦОВ)
Olga MELIKHOVA (Ольга МЕЛИХОВА)
Anjelika NEVOLINA (Анжелика НЕВОЛИНА)
Yuri OSKIN (Юрий ОСЬКИН)
Boris PLOTNIKOV (Борис ПЛОТНИКОВ) ...Bormental
Nina RUSLANOVA (Нина РУСЛАНОВА) ...Daria Petrovna
Anatoli SLIVNIKOV (Анатолий СЛИВНИКОВ)
Vladimir TOLOKONNIKOV (Владимир ТОЛОКОННИКОВ)
 
Cinematography : Yuri SHAIGARDANOV (Юрий ШАЙГАРДАНОВ)
Production design : Vladimir SVETOZAROV (Владимир СВЕТОЗАРОВ)
Music : Vladimir DASHKEVICH (Владимир ДАШКЕВИЧ)
Sound : Garri BELENKI (Гарри БЕЛЕНЬКИЙ)
Editing : Leda SEMENOVA (Ледa СЕМЕНОВА)
Companies : Lenfilm
Release Date in Russia : 13/11/1988
 

Awards :
Ecran d'or de Varsovie, 1989
Grand prix du festival de Perugia (Italie) en 1989

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Master & Margerita.
Subtitles: EN, FR, NE

Plot synopsis
Based on a story of the same title by Mikhail Bulgakov.
Russia. The 1920-s. Devastation. The Petersburg professor Preobrazhenski performs a genius surgery, transplanting a human hypophysis to a common mongrel... And a miracle follows: the dog begins to acquire the appearance of a Homo sapiens...
Source : www.lenfilm.ru
 

commentaries
RUSSIA BEYOND : Dix films soviétiques à voir absolument, Alexandra GOUZEVA, RUSSIA BEYOND, 2020
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Europe around Europe, Paris (France), 2019
- Marseille Russian Film Festival in Toursky, Marseille (France), 2019
- Russian film festival in Paris, Paris (France), 2018
- Europe around Europe, Paris (France), 2015
- Festival des Films de Russie et d'Ailleurs, Geneva - Lausanne (Switzerland), 2014
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 2000