Vitali MELNIKOV
Виталий МЕЛЬНИКОВ
Vitali MELNIKOV
USSR, 1977, 99mn 
Colour, fiction
Zhenitba
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Женитьба

 

 The Marriage

 Le Mariage

 
Directed by : Vitali MELNIKOV (Виталий МЕЛЬНИКОВ)
Writing credits : Vitali MELNIKOV (Виталий МЕЛЬНИКОВ)
 
Cast
Oleg BORISOV (Олег БОРИСОВ) ...Kotchkarev
Svetlana KRIUCHKOVA (Светлана КРЮЧКОВА) ...Agafia Tikhonovna
Aleksey PETRENKO (Алексей ПЕТРЕНКО) ...Podkolessine
Vladislav STRZHELCHIK (Владислав СТРЖЕЛЬЧИК)
 
Cinematography : Yuri VEKSLER (Юрий ВЕКСЛЕР)
Production design : Bella MANEVICH-KAPLAN (Белла МАНЕВИЧ-КАПЛАН)
Music : Oleg KARAVAICHUK (Олег КАРАВАЙЧУК)
Companies : Lenfilm
Release Date in Russia : 22/05/1978
 

Plot synopsis
Based on Nikolai Gogol’s comedy of the same title.
Advanced in years and pushed by his chum Kochkarev, the clerk Podkolesin seeks in marriage Agafya Tikhonovna, the overripe girl of merchant origin... Yet, at the last minute, just before the wedding, the hesitant groom escapes...
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Russian Resurrection Film Festival, Different cities (Australia), 2018
- Marseille Russian Film Festival in Toursky, Marseille (France), 2009
- Festival ''Cinema and literature'', Gatchina (Russia), 2009
- Festival of Festivals, St Petersburg (Russia), 2009