Mikhail SHAPIRO
Михаил ШАПИРО
Mikhaïl CHAPIRO
Nadezhda KOSHEVEROVA
Надежда КОШЕВЕРОВА
Nadejda KOCHEVEROVA
USSR, 1947, 84mn 
Black and white, fiction
Zolushka
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Золушка

 

 Cinderella

 Cendrillon

 
Directed by : Nadezhda KOSHEVEROVA (Надежда КОШЕВЕРОВА), Mikhail SHAPIRO (Михаил ШАПИРО)
Writing credits : Yevgeni SCHWARTZ (Евгений ШВАРЦ)
 
Cast
Sergey FILIPPOV (Сергей ФИЛИППОВ)
Erast GARIN (Эраст ГАРИН)
Aleksey KONSOVSKY (Алексей КОНСОВСКИЙ)
Anatoli KOROLKEVICH (Анатолий КОРОЛЬКЕВИЧ)
Vasili MERKURIEV (Василий МЕРКУРЬЕВ)
Varvara MYASNIKOVA (Варвара МЯСНИКОВА)
Tatyana PILETSKAIA (Татьяна ПИЛЕЦКАЯ)
Faina RANEVSKAIA (Фаина РАНЕВСКАЯ)
Yelena YUNGER (Елена ЮНГЕР)
Ianina ZHEIMO (Янина ЖЕЙМО) ...Cendrillon
 
Cinematography : Yevgeni SHAPIRO (Евгений ШАПИРО)
Production design : Isaac MAKHLIS (Исаак МАХЛИС)
Music : Antonio SPADAVECCIA (Антонио СПАДАВЕККИА)
Companies : Lenfilm
Spectators : 18,3 million spectators in the USSR
Restauration : Mosfilm, 1967
Release Date in Russia : 16/05/1947
 
Site : IMDb
Release date in France : 1948-03-24, Site

Plot synopsis
Based on the traditional story: hard-working Cinderella is forced to labour all day by her cruel Stepmother and Stepsisters, she is granted her wish to go to the ball by her Fairy Godmother and falls in love with the Prince, however by the stroke of midnight she is forced to flee, leaving only her slipper. Seeking to match the slipper the Prince searches the entire kingdom in order to find his true love.
The film was restored at “Mosfilm” in 1967.
 

commentaries
Свинарка и пастух. От Ганса Христиана к Христиану Гансу, Pyotr BAGROV, seance.ru, 25-26, 2005
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Pionnières du cinéma soviétique à la Cinémathèque française, Paris (France), 2020
- 'Il Cinema Ritrovato' Festival, Bologna (Italy), 2020
- Russian Resurrection Film Festival, Different cities (Australia), 2012
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2012
- Festival of Festivals, St Petersburg (Russia), 2009
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2007
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2004
- Release in France of the film, Different cities (France), 1948-03-24

Images
 

Ianina JEIMO dans le rôle de Cendrillon (photo Entsiklopedia otetchestbennogo kino)