Vsevolod PUDOVKIN
Всеволод ПУДОВКИН
Vsevolod POUDOVKINE
USSR, 1927, 74mn 
Black and white, silent, fiction
Konets Sankt-Peterburg
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Конец Санкт-Петербурга

 

 The End of St. Petersburg

 Les Derniers jours de Saint-Petersbourg

Russian subtitle : Петербург-Петроград-Ленинград (Peterbourg-Petrograd-Leningrad)
 
Directed by : Vsevolod PUDOVKIN (Всеволод ПУДОВКИН)
Writing credits : Natan ZARKHI (Натан ЗАРХИ)
 
Cast
Vera BARANOVSKAYA (Вера БАРАНОВСКАЯ)
Serafima BIRMAN (Серафима БИРМАН)
Aleksandr CHISTIAKOV (Александр ЧИСТЯКОВ) ...Un ouvrier
Ivan CHUVELEV (Иван ЧУВЕЛЕВ) ...Un ouvrier récemment embauché
Vladimir FOGEL (Владимир ФОГЕЛЬ)
Aleksandr GROMOV (Александр ГРОМОВ)
Nikolay KHMELEV (Николай ХМЕЛЕВ)
Sergey KOMAROV (Сергей КОМАРОВ) ...Le commissaire de police
Vladimir OBOLENSKY (Владимир ОБОЛЕНСКИЙ)
Vsevolod PUDOVKIN (Всеволод ПУДОВКИН)
 
Cinematography : Anatoli GOLOVNIA (Анатолий ГОЛОВНЯ)
Production design : Sergey KOZLOVSKI (Сергей КОЗЛОВСКИЙ)
Music : Vladimir YUROVSKY (Владимир ЮРОВСКИЙ)
Sound : Valentina LADYGINA (Валентина ЛАДЫГИНА)
Companies : Mosfilm, Mejrabpom-Rus (Межрабпом-Русь)
Restauration : 1969 (Mosfilm)
Release Date in Russia : 13/12/1927
 

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Eureka video
Editor : Bach Films
Editor : Editions Montparnasse. 2010

Plot synopsis
Shows changing conditions in Russia as seen by a young peasant who lived through the upheaval in St. Petersburg that culminated in the revolution of 1917. Made for the 10th anniversary of the Russian revolution.
Source : www.lib.berkeley.edu/
 

commentaries
Monumental Sculptures in Soviet Cinema of the 1920s, Yevgeni MARGOLIT, Kinokultura, 2009
The End of St. Petersburg, Vance KEPLEY, I.B.Tauris, 2003
Les origines du cinéma soviétique : un regard neuf, Myriam TSIKOUNAS, Cerf, 1992
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Fondation Jérôme Seydoux. Octobre 1917, une révolution en images, Paris (France), 2017
- Arras International Film Festival, Arras (France), 2017
- Strasbourg two weeks of Russian cinema, Strasbourg (France), 2017
- Institut Lumière - Centenaire de la révolution d'octobre 1917, Lyon (France), 2017
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2014
- Cinéma Russie Institut Lumière, Lyon (France), 2012
- Moscow, St-Petersburg, two capitals, one country, Toulouse (France), 2010
- Tromso International Film Festival : TIFF, Tromso (Norway), 2010
- Pessac International History Film Festival, Pessac (France), 2008
- Once "October" - Cinéma Odyssée, Strasbourg (France), 2007
- Europalia Russia 2005, Brussels (Belgium), 2005
- Nantes Russian Film Festival, Nantes (France), 2003

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