Vadim ABDRASHITOV
Вадим АБДРАШИТОВ
Vadim ABDRACHITOV
USSR, 1974, 33mn 
Black and white, fiction
Ostanovite Potapova!
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Остановите Потапова!

 

 Ostanovite Potapova!

 Arrêtez Potapov

 
Directed by : Vadim ABDRASHITOV (Вадим АБДРАШИТОВ)
Writing credits : Grigori GORIN (Григорий ГОРИН)
Based on Grigori Gorin's novel
 
Cast
Valentin SMIRNITSKY (Валентин СМИРНИТСКИЙ) ...Potapov
Ibrahim BARGI (Ибрагим БАРГИ)
Semyon FARADA (Семён ФАРАДА)
Aleksandr FILIPPENKO (Александр ФИЛИППЕНКО)
Yevgeniya FILONOVA (Евгения ФИЛОНОВА)
Natalia GURZO (Наталья ГУРЗО)
Marina LOBYSHEVA-GANNCHUK (Марина ЛОБЫШЕВА-ГАННЧУК)
 
Cinematography : Aleksandr GALANOV (Александр ГАЛАНОВ), Georgi KOZELKOV (Георгий КОЗЕЛЬКОВ)
Companies : VGIK
 

Plot synopsis
Potapov, a member of a scientific research institute, is a liar and trimmer. But he doesn't suspect that he's doing anything wrong. He is just like everybody else, no better or worse... The film uses fragments of Taganka Theatre "Hamlet" performance starring Vladimir Vysotsky.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2013
- Internet-festival "Rossiskaya Gazeta" Dubl DV@, Different cities (Russia), 2012
- Kyiv International Film Festival 'Molodist', Kiev (Ukraine), 2010
- International Film Festival Tarkovski, Ivanovo (Russia), 2008