Boris BARNET
Борис БАРНЕТ
Boris BARNET
Fyodor OZEP
Федор ОЦЕП
Fiodor OZEP / OTSEP
USSR, 1926, 186mn 
Black and white, silent, fiction
Mis Mend
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Мисс Менд

 

 Miss Mend

 Mis Mend

 
Directed by : Boris BARNET (Борис БАРНЕТ), Fyodor OZEP (Федор ОЦЕП)
Writing credits : Boris BARNET (Борис БАРНЕТ), Fyodor OZEP (Федор ОЦЕП), Vasili SAKHNOVSKY (Василий САХНОВСКИЙ)
 
Cast
Boris BARNET (Борис БАРНЕТ) ...Le reporter
Vladimir FOGEL (Владимир ФОГЕЛЬ) ...Le photographe
Natalia GLAN (Наталья ГЛАН) ...Miss Vivian Mend
Igor ILINSKY (Игорь ИЛЬИНСКИЙ) ...Tom Gopkins
Sergey KOMAROV (Сергей КОМАРОВ) ...Sitché
Ivan KOVAL-SAMBORSKY (Иван КОВАЛЬ-САМБОРСКИЙ) ...Arthur Storn
Tatyana MUKHINA (Татьяна МУХИНА)
Mikhail ZHAROV (Михаил ЖАРОВ)
 
Cinematography : Yevgeni ALEKSEYEV (Евгений АЛЕКСЕЕВ)
Production design : Vladimir YEGOROV (Владимир ЕГОРОВ)
Production : Mejrabpromfilm-Rus
Restauration : Sonorisé en 1977
Release date in Russia : 26/10/1926
 
Sites : Page Allociné, page IMDb
VOD or DVD release in France : 2016-03-31, Site

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Lobster. 2016. Titre : Miss Mend.
En bonus : L'Air liquide, Survival Under Atomic Attack, la présentation du film par Serge Bromberg.

Plot synopsis
Three reporters and an office girl are trying to stop a bacteriological strike by some powerful western business leaders against the USSR.
Source: imdb.com
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Fedor Otsep et Boris Barnet – Miss Mend (1926), Russkaya Fantastika, 2019
DVD : Mr West au Pays des Bolchéviks de Lev Kouléchov ; Miss Mend, de Boris Barnet et Fedor Ozep, François ALBERA, 1895, 2016
Les origines du cinéma soviétique : un regard neuf, Myriam TSIKOUNAS, Cerf, 1992
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- VOD or DVD release in France of the film:, Different cities (France), 2016
- 'Il Cinema Ritrovato' Festival, Bologna (Italy), 2011
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 1989