Call number: DVD-141


RIAZANOV, El´dar
Zhestokii romans [Cruel Romance]

Mosfil´m, Shestoe tvorcheskoe ob´´edinenie, 1984; released 1 September 1984
Screenplay El´dar Riazanov, from Aleksandr Ostrovskii's play Bespridannitsa
Photography Vadim Alisov
Design Aleksandr Borisov
Music Andrei Petrov
Romances to the poetry of Akhmadulina, Tsvetaeva, Kipling and El´dar Riazanov

Paratov 		Nikita Mikhalkov
Ogudalova		Alisa Freindlikh
Larisa			Larisa Guzeeva
Karandyshev		Andrei Miagkov
Knurov			Aleksei Petrenko
Vozhevatov		Viktor Proskurin
Robinzon		Georgii Burkov
Efrosin´ia Potapovna	Tat´iana Pankova
Ivan			Borislav Brondiukov
Gavrilo			Aleksandr Piatkov
Captain			Iurii Sarantsev
Modiste			Ol´ga Volkova
Il´ia			Dmitrii Buzylev
Officer			Aleksandr Pankratov-Chernyi
Guliaev			Sergei Artsybashev
136 minutes
In Russian with optional dubbed versions and subtitles
2 Discs
Disc 2: 67 minutes

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio Standard
Languages Menu languages: Russian, English and French
Optional English and French dubbed versions.
Optional subtitles in Russian, English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic and Hebrew.
Features Filmographies for the director, El´dar Riazanov, the director of photography, Vadim Alisov - which leads to an interview with Alisov, 11 minutes, in Russian with optional, English, French, Dutch, Spanish or Italian subtitles; the designer, Aleksandr Borisov, the composer, Andrei Petrov, and the actors Nikita Mikhalkov, Aleksei Petrenko, Georgii Burkov, Viktor Proskurin, Larisa Guzeeva - which leads to an interview with Guzeeva, 7 minutes, in Russian with optional, English, French, Dutch, Spanish or Italian subtitles; Andrei Miagkov, Alisa Freindlikh and Borislav Brondukov.
Documentary film made by Soiuzinformkino about the making of the film, 10 minutes, in Russian with optional, English, French, Dutch, Spanish or Italian.
'Archive' is a 2 minute extract from Iakov Protazanov's 1937 film 'Bespridannitsa', starring Nina Alisova as Larisa.
'Romance' includes 3 songs, 'Liubov´ - obmannaia strana', 'Mokhnatyi shmel´ na dushistyi khmel´...' and 'A naposledok ia skazhu...'.
Source Ruscico

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