Grigori CHUKHRAY
Григорий ЧУХРАЙ
Grigori TCHOUKHRAI
USSR, 1964, 139mn 
Black and white, fiction
Zhili-byli starik so starukhoy
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Жили-были старик со старухой

 

 There Lived an Old Man and an Old Woman

 Il était une fois un vieux et une vieille

 
Directed by : Grigori CHUKHRAY (Григорий ЧУХРАЙ)
Writing credits : Yuli DUNSKY (Юлий ДУНСКИЙ), Valery FRID (Валерий ФРИД)
 
Cast
Nikolay BARMIN (Николай БАРМИН)
Yuri BOLKOV (Юрий ВОЛКОВ)
Alla BUDNITSAKAYA (Алла БУДНИЦКАЯ)
Giuli CHOKHONELIDZE (Гиули ЧОХОНЕЛИДЗЕ) ...Ingénieur
Viktor KOLPAKOV (Виктор КОЛПАКОВ) ...Paramedic
Nikolay KRIUCHKOV (Николай КРЮЧКОВ) ...Directeur du sovkhoz
Vera KUZNETSOVA (Вера КУЗНЕЦОВА) ...La vieille femme, Gusakova
Lyudmila MAKSAKOVA (Людмила МАКСАКОВА)
Ivan MARIN (Иван МАРИН) ...Le vieil homme, Gusakov
Viktor MARKIN (Виктор МАРКИН)
Georgi MARTYNYUK (Георгий МАРТЫНЮК)
Galina POLSKIKH (Галина ПОЛЬСКИХ) ...Galia
Nikolay SERGEIEV (Николай СЕРГЕЕВ) ...Comptable
Anatoli YABBAROV (Анатолий ЯББАРОВ) ...Sectarian
 
Cinematography : Sergey POLUIANOV (Сергей ПОЛУЯНОВ)
Production design : Boris NEMECHEK (Борис НЕМЕЧЕК)
Music : Aleksandra PAKHMUTOVA (Александра ПАХМУТОВА)
Sound : Semyon LITVINOV (Семён ЛИТВИНОВ)
Editing : M. TIMOFEVA (М. ТИМОФЕЕВА)
Companies : Mosfilm
Spectators : 25,1 million spectators in the USSR
 
Site : IMDb

Awards :
Honorary Diploma of the Jury for the acting of Vera Kuznetsova – Cannes IFF, 1965

Plot synopsis
A drama about the life in a Russian village, about the Gusakovs - an old man and woman, who faced new miseries at the end of their life: because of fire they lost shelter and went to the North to their daughter Nina, whose life was not as good as she wanted.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2021
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2011
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2005
- Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 1965

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