Director: Jan Frid, screenplay: Alexander Gladkov, camera: Lev Sokolsky, Anatoly Nazarov, production designers: Mikhail Krotkin, Mikhail Ivanov, misic: Vladlen Chistyakov, sound: Semyon Shumyacher
Cast: Natalya Tenyakova, Vladimir Chestnokov, Igor Dmitriyev, Lidiya Shtykan, Igor Ozerov, Irina Gubanova, Tatyana Piletskaya, Yulian Panich, Alexander Susnin, Alexander Borisov, Alexander Sokolov, Geliy Sysoyev
Varvara Asenkova is the great Russian actress of the 1st half of the 19th century. Her first performance on the stage won immediate recognition of the audience. She was taken in the staff of the imperial theatre company but practically never played the parts worth her talent. The biographical film centers on the tragic artistic career and the early death of the actress.
622 LICHNAYA ZHIZN KUZYAYEVA VALENTINA (PRIVATE LIFE OF VALENTIN KUSAYEV)
1967, 68 min., b/w
Directors: Igor Maslennikov, Ilya Averbakh, screenplay: Nataliya
Ryazantseva, camera: Boris Timkovsky, production designer: Yuri Kulikov, misic: Alexander Kolker, sound: Asya Zvereva
Cast: Viktor Ilyichev, Tamara Konovalova, Zinaida Krasnova, Inna Sergeyeva, Avgust Baltrushaitis, Alexei Kozhenvnikov, Georgy Shtil
The slow and lazy schoolboy Valentin Kuzyayev accidentally becomes the object of a TV public opinion poll. This seemingly minor event made
Kuzyayev start pondering about his life, his relations with his
friends and family, about his inner world.
623 MYATEZHNAYA ZASTAVA (REBELLOUS DISTRICT)
1967, 93 min., b/w, wide screen
Director: Adolf Bergunker, screenplay: Alexander Vlasov, Arkady Mlodik, camera: Oleg Kukhovarenko, production designer: Ivan Ivanov, misic: Vladislav Kladnitsky, sound: Eleonora Kazanskaya
Cast: Boris Chirkov, Vyacheslav Nevinny, Oleg Borisov, Yelena Chernaya, Alexei Eibozhenko, Kseniya Minina, Natalya Rudnaya, Iosif Konopatsky, Konstantin Adashevsky
St. Petersburg, 1901. Workers of the Obukhovsky plant rose in rebellion against the tsar’s autocracy.
These dramatic events find their reflection in the life of the Yepifanov family, the family of hereditary workers.
624 PERVOROSSIYANE (RUSSIAN PIONEERS)
1967, 78 min., color, wide screen
Director: Alexander Ivanov, screenplay: Olga Bergholtz, camera: Yevgeny Shapiro, production designer: Mikhail Shcheglov, misic: Nikolai Karetnikov, sound: Tigran Silayev
Cast: Vladimir Chestnokov, Vladimir Zamansky, Larisa Danilina, Inna Kondratyeva, Gennady Nikov, Yulian Panich, Ivan Krasko, Natalya Klimova, Olga Volkova
Based on the poem of the same title by Olga Bergholtz
1918. Workers from Petrograd come to Altai region to establish the first agricultural commune. In spite of the hostility of the local White Army cossacks the workers build houses, cultivate land. The poor peasants are turning towards the commune. However, White Army cossacks take vengeance on the members of the commune.
1967, 80 min., co-production with “Avala-film” (Jugoslavia), color
Director: Mikhail Yershov, screenplay: Stanislav Borislavlevich, Fyodor
Shkubonya, Yuri Printsev, camera: Milorad Markovich, production designers: Viktor Volin, Vlastimir Gavrik, misic: Andrei Petrov, sound: Vladimir Yakovlev
Cast: Blazhenka Katalinich, Radmila Karaklaich, Vitaly Doronin, Boris Amarantov, Milenko Iovanovich, Yevgeniya Vetlova, Alexander Gavrilov, Valery Komlev, Vladimir Pak, Larisa Taranenko
Based on the novel of the same title by B. Kasper
The beautiful “Blue Bird” schooner is sailing along the Adriatic sea coast. The passengers of the schooner are children of different nationalities, winners of the competition “For Peace and Mutual Understanding”. During this wonderful sea voyage children find out that there are smugglers on board the ship...
626 PROISSHESTVIYE, KOTOROGO NIKTO NE ZAMETIL (THE UNNOTICED INCIDENT)
1967, 70 min., b/w, wide screen
Written and directed by: Alexander Volodin, camera: Konstantin Ryzhov, production designer: Alexander Black, misic: Veniamin Basner, sound: Yevgeny Nesterov, Galina Gavrilova
Cast: Zhanna Prokhorenko, Vera Titova, Yevgeny Lebedev, Vitaly Solomin, Georgy Shtil, Zinaida Slavina, Pavel Luspekayev, Lidiya Shtykan, Arkady Trusov
Plain and shy shop assistant Nastya who has never been happy in love wished she were as beautiful as the Venus on the painting by Boticelli. And the miracle has occurred! As it turned out the new situation brought the girl many unexpected delights, anxieties and troubles... And though the miracle happened only in her imagination — it made her understand many things and change her attitude to many aspects of life.
627 SVADBA V MALINOVKE (WEDDING IN MALINOVKA)
1967, 95 min., color, wide screen
Director: Andrei Tutyshkin, screenplay: Leonid Yukhvid, camera: Vyachslav Fastovich, production designer: Semyon Malkin, misic: Boris Alexandrov, sound: Grigory Elbert
Cast: Vladimir Samoilov, Lyudmila Alfimova, Valentina Lysenko, Yevgeny Lebedev, Mikhail Pugovkin, Zoya Fyodorova, Andrei Abrikosov, Tamara Nosova, Mikhail Vodyanoy, Nikolai Slichenko, Alexei Smirnov
Based on the musical comedy by Boris Alexandrov, story by Leonid Yukhvid
Civil war in Ukraine. A peaceful small village inhabited mostly by old people and small children is often raided by White Army gangs. To do away with the gang of Balyasny the Red Army commander Nazar disguised as a White Army liason officer comes to the village — and gets right to the wedding: Balyasny is going to marry Nazar’s daughter Yarinka against the girl’s will.
628 SEDMOY SPUTNIK (THE SEVENTH SATELLITE)
1967, 83 min., b/w, wide screen
Directors: Grigory Aronov, Alexei German, screenplay: Yuri Klepikov, Edgar Dubrovsky, camera: Eduard Rozovsky, production designer: Igor Vuskovich, misic: Isaak Schvarz, sound: Boris Antonov
Cast: Andrei Popov, Alexander Anisimov, Georgy Shtil, Pyotr Chernov, Vladimir Osenev, Sofia Giatsintova, Georgy Yumatov, Alexei Batalov, Alexei Glasyrin, Vladimir Erenberg, Panteleimon Krymov
Based on the novel of the same title by Boris Lavrenev.
Yevgeny Pavlovich Adamov, professor of history of law, sympathizes with the revolution and sizes up the new power. He goes through terrible ordeals and after some serious pondering finally makes up his mind: he will give all his energy and abilities to the new state.
629 SEM NOT V TISHINE (SEVEN NOTES IN SILENCE)
1967, 77 min., b/w, wide screen
Director: Vitaly Aksyonov, screenplay: Vitaly Aksyonov, Mark Rozovsky, camera: Leonid Volkov, production designer: Yuri Kulikov, sound: Igor Vigdorchik
The film is composed of several episodes each dealing with peculiarities of a certain musical genre and the place it takes in the spiritual life of a contemporary man.
630 SUD (THE TRIAL)
1967, 28 min., color
Written and directed by: David Kocharyan, camera: Valery Fedosov, production designer: Vsevolod Ulitko, misic: Georgy Portnov, sound: Asya Zvereva
631 KHRONIKA PIKIRUYUSHCHEGO BOMBARDIROVSHCHIKA(CHRONICLE OF A DIVE BOMBER)
1967, 78 min., b/w, wide screen
Director: Naum Birman, screenplay:Vladimir Kunin, Naum Birman, camera:Alexander Chirov, production designer: Alexei Fedotov, misic: Alexander Kolker, sound: Boris Khutoryansky
Cast: Gennady Saifulin, Oleg Dal, Lev Vainshtein, Yuri Tolubeyev, Alexander Grave, Pyotr Shcherbakov, Georgy Korolchuk, Yelena Sanko, Viktor Ilyichev, Boris Arakelov, Konstantin Sorokin
1944. Young lads, former students and high school graduates — “the air workers of the war” — are fighting the enemy. A minor episode of war days – the search for the hidden airport of the enemy — is the pivot of the story and the cause of the heroes’ death.
632 CHETYRE STRANITSY ODNOY MOLODOY ZHIZNI (FOUR PAGES OF YOUNG MAN’S LIFE)
1967, 84 min., b/w, wide screen
Director: Rezo Esadze, screenplay: Vera Panova, camera: Ernst Yakovlev, production designer: Alexei Rudyakov, misic: Isaak Schvarz, sound: Irina Volkova
Cast: Boris Rudnev, Natalya Velichko, Boris Savitsky, Alexandra Zavyalova, Lyudmila Arinina, Boris Arakelov
Sasha Agafonov, a young lad is just beginning his adult life. He left his home and works as a driver at a large construction site. His new dramatic life experience changes Sasha’s character turning the boy into
a grown up man.
633 V DEN SVADBY (ON THE WEDDING DAY)
1968, 73 min., b/w, wide screen
Director: Vadim Mikhailov, screenplay: Viktor Rozov, camera: Nikolai Prokoptsev, Vladimir Ponomaryov, production designer: Alexei Rudyakov, misic: Valery Gavrilin, sound: Igor Vigdorchik, song lyrics by: Albina Shulgina
Cast: Larisa Malevannaya, Anatoly Spivak, Yevgeniya Uralova, Lev Krugly, Viktor Avdyushko, Violetta Zhukhimovich, Natalya Krudova, Lubov Malinovskaya, Arkady Trusov
Based on the play of the same title by Viktor Rozov.
The story is set in a small village on the Volga river. Preparations to the wedding of Nyura and Mikhail are almost complete when virtually on the eve of the wedding day Mikhail meets Klava — his old flame. Realizing that the wedding can not be cancelled Mikhail and Klava are
parting. Nyura finds out about their meeting...
634 VIRINEYA (VIRINEYA)
1968, 109 min., b/w, wide screen
Director: Vladimir Fetin, screenplay: Albina Shulgina, camera: Yevgeny Shapiro, production designer: Larisa Shilova, misic: Vasily Solovyov-Sedoy, sound: Grigory Elbert
Based on the novel of the same title by Lidiya Seifullina.
Life of young Virineya with her invalid husband Vasily whom she never loved was not easy. Unable to bear this life any longer she left her home. After the revolution Virineya became an active supporter of the new regime. She married bolshevik Pavel Suslov. When the Civil War broke out, Virineya, who stayed in the village, stirred the uprising against the White Army and laid down her life for the revolution.
Director: Sergei Mikaelyan, screenplay: Odd Bang-Hansen, Sigurd Evensmu, Yuliy Dunsky, Valery Frid, camera: Dmitry Meskhiyev, production designer: Isaak Kaplan, misic: M. Senstevol, G. Senstevol, sound: K.Lashkov
Cast: Knut Vigert, Veslemey Haslund, Rolf Sund, Johim Kalmeer, Yevgeny Yevstigneyev, Arne Os, Yan Gratinsh
The film tells about the most important episodes of the life of Fridtjof
Nansen, the traveler and Arctic explorer: his attempt to reach the North Pole sailing in the “Fram” ship, his career as a diplomat when he struggled for independence of Norway, his activities in the League of Nations and his service to famine stricken Russia.
636 GROZA NAD BYELOY (THUNDERSTOM OVER THE BYELAYA RIVER)
1968, 92 min., b/w, wide screen
Directors: Yevgeny Nemchenko, Stanislav Chaplin, screenplay: Daniil Del, Leonid Zhezhelenko, camera: Oleg Kukhovarenko, misic: Nadezhda Simonyan, sound: Semyon Shumyacher
Cast: Alexander Mikhailov, Alexei Yakovlev, Natalya Tenyakova, Georgy Kulikov, Bruno Freinlikh, Yefim Kopelyan, Vladimir Kashpur, Gennady Yukhtin, Emma Popova, Nikolai Volkov, Sr
The Civil War. 1919
Red Army troops commanded by Mikhail Frunze, who reorganized armed forces to create the disciplined efficient army, liberates the city of Ufa on the Byelaya river, occupied by the White Army.
Director: Savva Kulish, screenplay: Vladimir Vladimirov, Alexander
Shlepyanov, camera: Alexender Chechulin, production designer: Yevgeny Gukov, misic: Andrei Volkonsky, sound: Galina Gavrilova
Cast: Donatas Banionis, Rolan Bykov, Sergei Kurilov, Gennady Yukhtin, Bruno Freindlikh, Yuri Yarvet, Svetlana Korkoshko, Laimonas Noreika, Leonhard Merzin, Anda Zaitse, Mairi Raus
Soviet secret service agent Ladeinikov gets the information that doctor Hass, a former World War II criminal, works for one of foreign research institutes. Ladeinikov and actor Savushkin, who knows Hass by sight, come under assumed names to Dorgeit, a small resort town, where Hass is working. After a long and complicated search they finally identify Hass. But Hass, in his turn, also recognizes Savushkin.
Dubrovsky, Sergei Potepalov, camera: Vyacheslav Fastovich, production designer: Alexander Black, misic: Vladislav Uspensky, sound: Irina Volkova
Cast: Pyotr Chernov, Azgar Shakirov, Aivars Bagdanovich, Laimonas Noreika, Anatoply Shvedersky, Alexander Mikhailov, Dmitry Barkov, Sergei Svistunov
The story is focused on the dramatic life of the talented Tatar poet Musa Dzhalil: his struggle against fascism, the ordeal of being in a German prisoner-of-war camp, his courage and his imperishable fame.
642 NA VOINE KAK NA VOINE (A LA GUERRE COMME A LA GUERRE)
1968, 90 min., b/w, wide screen
Written and directed by: Viktor Kurochkin, camera: Yevgeny Mezentsev, production designer: Semyon Malkin, misic: Gennady Portnov, sound: Irina Chernyakhovskaya
The film is set at the end of World War II. Junior lieutenant Maleshkin, fresh from the military college, is appointed the commander of a self propelled gun. His subordinates are experienced war veterans who took part in many battles. The film tells about their everyday life, about their happy moments and troubles, their courage and heroism.
643 SNEGUROCHKA (SNOW MAIDEN)
1968, 86 min., color, wide screen
Director: Pavel Kadochnikov, screenplay: Daniil Del, Pavel Kadochnikov, camera: Alexander Chirov, production designer: Alexei Fedotov, misic:Vladislav Kladnitsky, sound: Tigran Silayev
Cast: Yevgeniya Filonova, Yevgeny Zharikov, Irina Gubanova, Boris Khimichev, Pavel Kadochnikov, Sergei Filippov, Lubov Malinovskaya, Valentina Pugacheva, Valery Malyshev, Gennady Nilov, Stepan Krylov
Screen version of Alexander Ostrovsky’s play “The Spring Tale”.
644 STARAYA, STARAYA SKAZKA (OLD, OLD TALE)
1968, 90 min., color, wide screen
Director: Nadezhda Kosheverova, screenplay: Yuli Dunsky, Valery Frid, camera: Konstantin Ryzhov, production designers: Marina Azizyan, Igor Vuskovich, misic: Andrei Petrov, sound: Boris Khutoryansky, song lyrics by: Alexander Galich
Cast: Oleg Dal, Marina Neyolova, Vladimir Etush, Georgy Vitsin, Vera Titova, Igor Dmitriyev, Lev Lemke, Viktor Perevalov, Georgy Shtil
Based on fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen.
A brave soldier who falls in love with a malicious and capricious princess, a kind magician who helps him to obtain his happiness and a wicked witch are familiar personages of any fairy tale.
645 STEPEN RISKA (THE DEGREE OF RISK)
1968, 95 min., b/w
Written and produced by: Ilya Averbakh, camera: Vladimir Kovzel, production designer: Vasily Zachinayev, sound: Mikhail Lazarev, misic: fragments from compositions by Caesar Frank
Cast: Boris Livanov, Innokenty Smoktunovsky, Alla Demidova, Ivan Dmitriyev, Yuri Grebenshchikov, Leonid Nevedomsky, Viktor Ilyichev
Screen version of surgeon Nikolai Amosov’s novel “Thoughts and Heart”.
Heart surgeries performed by talented cardiologist Sedov are unique but involve great risk. Sasha Kirillov, a young gifted mathematician, comes to Sedov’s clinic. Sedov realizes that in this particular case the risk is too high and chances for successful operation are too small...
646 UDAR! YESHCHO UDAR! (KICK AT THE BALL! ANOTHER KICK!)
1968, 89 min., color, wide screen
Director: Viktor Sadovsky, screenplay: Viktor Sadovsky, Vladimir Kunin, camera: Rostislav Davydov, Alexander Dibrivny, production designer: Boris Burmistrov, misic: Valdlen Chistyakov, sound: Anna Volokhova, song lyrics by: Lev Kuklin
Cast: Viktor Korshunov, Yuri Volkov, Alexander Grave, Valentin Smirnitsky, Galina Yatskina, Yuri Tolubeyev, Vladimir Kenigson, Vladimir Treshchalov, Boris Bystrov, Yuri Dedovich, Alexei Kozhevnikov
Tamantsev, coach of ‘ Zarya’ football team, and Berger, coach of one of the strongest European football teams, meet on a championship in Stockholm. The next game is scheduled to take place in Leningrad. The film tells about the game — and the circumstances attending the contest.
647 BYELY FLYUGER (WHITE WEATHERCOCK)
1969, 82 min., b/w, wide screen
Director: David Kocharyan, screenplay: Alexander Vlasov, Arkady Mlodik, camera: Vladimri Kovzel production designer: Larisa Shilova, misic: Veniamin Basner, sound: Arnold Shargorodsky
The first years of Soviet power in Baku. Tha main characters of the film are the boy Garegin and his friends, children belonging to different nationalities. They learn to be friends, master cooperation and solidarity. These children form the first in Baku team of young pioneers.
649 GOLUBOI LYOD (BLUE ICE)
1969, 71 min., color, wide screen
Director: Viktor Sokolov, screenplay:Yuri Nagibin, Caesar Solodar, camera: Alexender Chechulin, production designers: Alexander Kompaneyets, Alexander Black, misic: Yakov Vaisburd, sound: Betty Livshits
Cast: Alexander Gorelik, Natalya Sedykh, Mare Khellaste, Anatoly Babienko
Husband and wife Berestov are figure skating stars. The story is centered on the couple’s hard work, their achievements and failures in sports and on problems they face in their private life.
650 YEYO IMYA — VESNA (HER NAME IS SPRING)
1969, 70 min., color
Written and directed by: Iskander Khamrayev, camera: Rostislav Davydov, production designer: Emmanuil Kalantarov, misic: Marat Kamilov, sound: Galina Gavrilova, song lyrics: Alexei Shcherbakov
Cast: Talgat Nigmatulin, Larisa Zubkovich, Yefim Kopelyan, Nina Ruslanova, Razzak Khamrayev, Hamza Umarov, Georgy Shtil, Olga Antonova, Valentin Zubkov, Nikolai Kryukov, Pavel Luspekayev
Loosely based on Sharadf Rashidov’s novel “Mighty Wave”.
The days of World War II. A hydroelectric power station is being constructed in Uzbekistan. The main hero of the film is a young man Pulat, who is eager to go to the front. The story is focused on his strong love for Bahor, on his determination and courage.
651 ZAVTRA, TRETYEGO APRELYA (TOMORROW, ON THE THIRD OF APRIL)
1969, 70 min., color, wide screen
Director: Igor Maslennikov, screenplay: Vladimir Valutsky, camera: Vladimir Vasilyev, production designer: Viktor Volin, misic: Alexender Kolker, sound: Asya Zvereva, song lyrics by: Kim Ryzhov
Cast: Eneken Aksel, Lyudmila Volynskaya, Viktor Ilyichev, Pavel Luspekayev, Alexander Demyanenko, Natasha Danilova, Larisa Malevannaya, Alexei Kozhevnikov
Based on short stories by Ilya Zverev.
The 1st of April is known as “The April Fools’ Day” when people tell each other lies and play all sorts of tricks on their friends. Pupils of a Leningrad junior school decided to establish “The Day of Spaking Truth” — and chose the date — the 3rd of April. The film tells about results of this action.
652 KNYAZ IGOR (PRINCE IGOR)
1969, 105 min., color, wide screen, wide format
Director: Roman Tikhomirov, screenplay: Isaak Glikman, Roman Tikhomirov, camera: Alexander Chirov, production designers: Vasily Zachinayev, Alexei Fedotov, sound: Grigory Elbert
Cast: Boris Khmelnitsky (Vladimir Kinayev singing), Nelli Pshennaya (Tamara Milashkina singing), Boris Tokarev (Virgulius Noreika singing), Alexander Slastin (Valery Malyshev singing), Bimbulat Vatayev (Yevgeny Nesterenko singing)
Screen version of Alexander Borodin’s opera, loosely based on the Russian national epic “The Song of Igor’s Campaign”.
653 MALCHISHKI (BOYS)
1969, 88 min., b/w
1. NOVENKY (NEW BOY)
Director: Ayan Shakhmaliyeva, screenplay: Igor Yefimov, camera: Yakov Sklyansky, production designers: Marksen Gaukhman-Sverdlov, Yuri Borovikov, misic: Viktor Lebedev, sound: Galina Golubeva
Cast: Andrei Konstantinov, Maya Bulgakova, Tatyana Doronina
After the end of war Boris returns with his mother to Leningrad. For the boys in the neighborhood Boris is a new boy, a stranger. Boris feels drawn to Tolya, the leader of the neighborhood boys. The story is centered on relations of the two boys.
2. ETO IMENNO YA (THIS IS JUST WHAT I AM)
Director: Leonid Mararychev, screenplay: Valery Popov, camera: Boris Timkovsky, Vadim Grammatikov, production designer: Alexei Rudyakov, music: Vladislav Kladnitsky, sound: Lev Valter
Cast: Vitya Zhukov, Larisa Taranenko, Gena Dyudayev, Vladimir Retsepter
Life of the 8th grade schoolboy Sasha changes when his new teacher of sports decides to make him a boxing champion. The collision of the film lies in the inner struggle of the boy for his true personality.
654 MAMA VYSHLA ZAMUZH (MY MAMMY GOT MARRIED)
1969, 85 min., color
Director: Vitaly Melnikov, screenplay: Yuri Klepikov, camera: Dmitry Dolinin, production designer: Isaak Kaplan, misic: Oleg Karavaichuk, sound: Konstantin Lashkov
Zina brought up her son Borka by herself and now when the son has almost grown up a new man — Viktor — appears in her life. The film tells about relations of Zina’s son with his stepfather and about the new life of two middle aged people.
655 NA PUTI V BERLIN (ON THE WAY TO BERLIN)
1969, 92 min., b/w
Director: Mikhail Yershov, screenplay: Boris Vasilyev, Kirill Rapaport, Yuri Chulyukin, camera: Nikolai Zhilin, Viktor Karasev, production designer: Mikhail Ivanov, misic: Veniamin Basner, sound: Vladimir Yakovlev
Cast: Vasily Krasnov, Nikolai Trofimov, Stepan Krylov, Antonina Shuranova, Gennady Karnovich-Valois, Yuri Fisenko, Geliy Sysoyev, Nikolai Kuzmin
Spring 1945. The last battles of World War II. The film is about the most important battle — the battle for Berlin, about preparatiions to operation and conducting of the battle, about its participants and heroes.
Director: Nikolai Lebedev, screenplay: Alexander Gladkov, camera: Semyon Ivanov, production designer: Ivan Ivanov, misic: Vladimir Maklakov, sound: Anna Volokhova
Cast: Afanasy Kochetkov, Alexandra Otmorskaya, Alexander Grave, Oleg Basilashvili, Alexander Demyanenko, Galina Korotkevich, Alexei Kozhevnikov, Nina Titova, Igor Yefimov
The story is focused on the early period of the life of Maxim Gorky, the years when he lived in Samara and worked for “Samarskaya Pravda” newspaper. The film tells about formation of the writer’s character, his seeking and striving for the new ways in art.
657 PRIYATNY SYURPRIZ (A PLEASANT SURPRISE)
1969, 11 min., color
Director: Mark Genin, screenplay: Alik Mkrtchyan, Yuri Tikhonov, Mark
Cast: Mikhail Vodyanoy, Olga Aroseva, Pavel Sukhanov, Valery Nikitenko
A life insurance advertising.
658 PYATERO S NEBA (FIVE FROM THE SKY)
1969, 87 min., b/w, wide screen
Director: Vladimir Shredel, screenplay: Leonid Braslavsky, camera: Oleg Kukhovarenko, production designers: Andrei Vagin, Alexander Kompaneyets, misic: Boris Klyuzner, sound: Semyon Shumyacher
Cast: Gleb Selyanin, German Yushko, Roman Gromadsky, Alexander Chirkov, Viktor Semenovsky, Ditmar Rikhter
The Nazis delivered to the Eastern front new chemical weapons which they intend to test in field conditions. In order to prevent the catastrophe a group of five paratroopers is sent to the enemy’s rear. Immediately after landing they face a serious problem: Gestapo arrested their messenger. Overcoming all the difficulties paratroopers reach the designated area and successfully carry out the operation. Feature based on real events.
659 RAZVYAZKA (OUTCOME)
1969, 92 min., b/w, wide screen
Director: Nikolai Rozantsev, screenplay: Anatoly Romov, camera: Vladimir Burykin, production designer: Grachiya Mekinyan, misic: Nikolai Chervinsky, sound: Boris Antonov
Cast: Yuri Gusev, Nikolai Timofeyev, Nikolai Gritsenko, Alexei Yakovlev, Pyotr Shelokhonov, Tatyana Mayorova, Galina Shmakova, Valery Smolyakov, Gennady Nekrasov
Security service agency shadows a man who received a package from a foreigner. Shortly after that the man gives himself up to the police and confesses that he had been working for a foreign secret service and soon has to pass another report...
660 ROKIROVKA V DLINNUYU STORONY (CASTLING)
1969, 96 min., color, wide screen
Director: Vladimir Grigoryev, screenplay: Yuri Vasilyev, Vladimir
Grigoryev, camera: Vladimir Chumak, production designer: Yevgeny Gukov, misic: Arkady Gagulashvili, sound: Irina Volkova
Cast: Alexander Demyanenko, Algimantas Masyulis, Irina Vavilova, Pavel Luspekayev, Gennady Poloka, Stoyapas Kosmauskas, Natalya Zhuravel
By chance young researcher Boris Lebedev gets involved in a struggle against foreign secret service agents. Pursuing his goals the enemy uses all the methods including blackmail, bribery, threats...
661 RUDOLFIO (RUDOLFIO)
1969, 25 min., b/w
Written and directed by: Dinara Asanova, camera: Nikolai Pokoptsev, production designer: Andrei Vagin, misic: Yevgeny Krylatov, sound: Eleonora Kazanskaya
Cast: Yelena Naumkina, Yuri Vizbor
Loosely based on the short story of the same title by Valentin Rasputin
A teenage girl dreams of a romantic world and tries to combine her fantasies with the real life.
662 RYADOM S DRUGOM (NEAR THE FRIEND)
1969, 77 min., b/w, wide screen
Director: Alexander Abramov, screenplay: Lev Markhasev, Alexander
Abramov, camera: Viktor Karasev, production designer: Alexander Black, misic: Boris Klyuzner, sound: Yevgeny Nesterov
Reminiscences about the prominent actor Nikolai Cherkasov.
663 ETI NEVINNIYE ZABAVY (THESE INNOCENT GAMES)
1969, 71 min., color
Director: Avgust Baltrushaitis, screenplay: Anatoly Rybakov, camera: Vadim Grammatikov, production designer: Boris Bykov, misic: Stanislav Pozhlakov, sound: Eleonora Kazanskaya
Based on Anatoly Rybakov’s novel “Holidays of Krosh”.
Olya came to Leningrad to study in the theatrical school. Disguised as a boy she meets Kostya, Viktor and Vera, who help their elder friend to search for Japanese miniature statuettes for his collection. As it turns out this collection was acquired in a dishonest way...
664 AFRIKANYCH (AFRICANYCH)
1970, b/w, TV
Director: Mikhail Yershov, screenplay: Arnold Vitol, Viktor Sokolov, camera: Anatoly Nazarov, production designer: Mikhail Ivanov, misic: Veniamin Basner, sound: Galina Golubeva
Cast: Nikolai Trofimov, Oleg Belov, German Orlov, Larisa Burkova, Irina Bunina
Based on Vasily Belov’s novel “The Usual Affair”.
665 BARYSHNYA I KHULIGAN (A LADY AND A HOOLIGAN)
1970, 63 min., color, TV
Written and directed by: Apollinary Dudko, screen composition and chorepgraphy: Konstantin Boyarsky, camera: Eduard Rozovsky, production designer: Marina Azizyan, misic: Dmitry Shostakovich, sound: Vladimir Yakovlev
Director: Yuri Solovyev, screenplay: Vadim Faradzhayev, camera: Anatoly Bakhrushin, production designer: Boris Burmistrov, misic: Murad Kazhlayev, sound: Yevgeny Nesterov, Yuri Leontyev
Cast: Gennady Kolotushkin, Nikolai Yeremenko, Ivan Kaznev, Boris Arakelov
Experts on blasting do their extremely risky and difficult but very important job on a large construction site. The film tells about everyday life of the blaster team.
667 VOLSHEBNAYA SILA (MAGIC POWER)
1970, 64 min., color, TV
Director: Naum Birman, screenplay: Viktor Dragunsky, camera: Alexander Chirov, production designer: Alexei Fedotov, misic: Alexander Kolker, sound: Boris Khutoryansky
Cast: Lyudmila Senchina, Nikolai Trofimov, Kostya Tsenkayev, Mila Vasyutinskaaya, Igor Korolev, Nina Urgant, Tanya Doronina, Arkady Raikin, Pavel Pankov, Anna Lisyanskaya
The film is composed of three separate short films: “Avengers From the 2nd “B” Class”, “Hello, Pushkin” and “The Magic Power of Art”.
668 ZELYONIYE TSEPOCHKI (GREEN CHAINS)
1970, 98 min., b/w, wide screen
Director: Grigory Aronov, screenplay: Felix Mironer, camera: Nikolai Zhilin, production designer: Mikhail Ivanov, misic: Isaak Schwarz, sound: Tigran Silayev
Cast: Pavel Luspekayev, Oleg Belov, Sasha Grigoryev, Igor Urumbekov, Volodya Leletko, Lyudmila Glazova, Aristarkh Livanov, Fyodor Odinokov, Andrei Krupyanin
Loosely based on Georgy Markov’s novel of the same title.
Leningrad, autumn of 1941. Three boys found a pistol for firing distress rockets. With the help of an experienced security service officer the boys managed to locate and to disarm a group of saboteurs.