Aleksandr DRANKOV
Александр ДРАНКОВ
Aleksandr DRANKOV
Russia, 1909, 240m 
Black and white, silent, fiction
Taras Bulba
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Тарас Бульба

 

 Tarass Boulba

 Taras Bulba

 
Directed by : Aleksandr DRANKOV (Александр ДРАНКОВ)
Based onGogol's novel
 
Cast
CHERNOVSKAIA ( ЧЕРНОВСКАЯ)
L. MANKO (Л. МАНЬКО)
O. SUSLOV (О. СУСЛОВ)
 
Cinematography : Aleksandr DRANKOV (Александр ДРАНКОВ)
Production : A. Drankov
Release date in Russia : 30/05/1909
 

Plot synopsis
The film keeps only some parts of the novel. At first- Taras Boulba welcomes his two sons who come back from the university. Having proved that they are still robust, he leaves with them for the campaign against the Poles who then dominate the Ukraine. But Andrey, one of his sons, falls in love with a Polish woman. He decides to become a soldier of the Polish army. The father does not understand this treason and kills his son.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Kyiv International Film Festival 'Molodist', Kiev (Ukraine), 2009

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