Georgi DANELIYA
Георгий ДАНЕЛИЯ
Gueorgui DANELIA
USSR, 1979, 94mn 
Colour, fiction
Oseny marafon
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Осенний марафон

 

 The Autumn Marathon

 Marathon d’automne

 
Directed by : Georgi DANELIYA (Георгий ДАНЕЛИЯ)
Writing credits : Aleksandr VOLODIN (Александр ВОЛОДИН)
 
Cast
Oleg BASILASHVILY (Олег БАСИЛАШВИЛИ) ...Busykin
Natalia GUNDAREVA (Наталья ГУНДАРЕВА) ...Buzykin's wife
Yevgeni LEONOV (Евгений ЛЕОНОВ) ...Buzykin's neighbour
Borislav BRONDUKOV (Борислав БРОНДУКОВ)
Vladimir GRAMMATIKOV (Владимир ГРАММАТИКОВ)
Lyudmila IVANOVA (Людмила ИВАНОВА)
Nikolay KRIUCHKOV (Николай КРЮЧКОВ)
Norbert KUKHINKE (Норберт КУХИНКЕ)
Vadim MEDVEDEV (Вадим МЕДВЕДЕВ)
Marina NEYELOVA (Марина НЕЕЛОВА)
Galina VOLSHEK (Галина ВОЛЧЕК)
 
Cinematography : Sergey VRONSKY (Сергей ВРОНСКИЙ)
Production design : Eleonora NEMECHEK (Элеонора НЕМЕЧЕК), Levan SHENGELIYA (Леван ШЕНГЕЛИЯ)
Music : Andrei PETROV (Андрей ПЕТРОВ)
Sound : Aleksandr POGOSIAN (Александр ПОГОСЯН)
Companies : Mosfilm
 

Awards :
First prize Festival international du film de comédie de l'Alpe d'Huez (ex Festival du film d'humour de Chamrousse), Alpe d'Huez (France), 1980
Pasinetti Award for Best Actor Yevgeni LEONOV , Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 1979
Pasinetti Award for Best Film Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 1979
Grand prix du Festival de l'Union Soviétique, 1980

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Image Entertainment
Editor : Ruscico

Plot synopsis
Talented teacher and interpreter Buzykin has a indecisive character. He can’t leave his wife for beloved woman, he can’t say no to his classmate, who use his talent, he abides home-brewed philosopher-drunkard, and when he decides to take the plunge he fails, since he is soft and gentle as wax.
 

commentaries
RUSSIA BEYOND : Cinq films sur Saint-Pétersbourg que vous devez absolument voir, Elena BOBROVA, RUSSIA BEYOND, 2020
Le Festival du film d'humour Chamrousse mélancolique, Claude FRANCILLON, Le Monde, 1980
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Saison du cinéma russe 2015-2016, Lyon (France), 2015
- Russian film festival in Ajaccio, Ajaccio (France), 2015
- Les rencontres culturelles Russenko, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre (France), 2015
- Festival des Films de Russie et d'Ailleurs, Geneva - Lausanne (Switzerland), 2014
- Marseille Russian Film Festival in Toursky, Marseille (France), 2011
- Moscow, St-Petersburg : two faces of Russia, Paris (France), 2010
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2008
- International debut film festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2006
- Nantes Russian Film Festival, Nantes (France), 2004
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2004
- Festival international du film de comédie de l'Alpe d'Huez (ex Festival du film d'humour de Chamrousse), Alpe d'Huez (France), 1980
- Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 1979

Images
 
Film avec sous-titres anglais