ERSHOV, Konstantin and KROPACHEV, Georgii
Mosfil´m, Tvorcheskoe ob´´edinenie Luch, 1967; released 27 November 1967
Artistic director and stunt arranger Aleksandr Ptushko
Screenplay Aleksandr Ptushko, Konstantin Ershov, Georgii Kropachev, from the story by Nikolai Gogol´
Photography Fedor Provorov, Viktor Pishchal´nikov
Music Karen Khachaturian
Khoma Brut Leonid Kuravlev Pannochka Natal´ia Varlei Lieutenant of Cossacks Aleksei Glazyrin Witch Nikolai Kutuzov Khaliava Vadim Zakharchenko Rector Petr Veskliarov Gorobets V. Sal´nikov Overko Dmitrii Kapka Dorosh P. Veskliarov Iavtuk Stepan Shkurat Stepan G. Sovcheko Spirid Nikolai Iakovchenko Comforter Nikolai Panas´ev72 minutes
|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 and Hebrew.
|Features||Under 'Ruscico', see 'Archive Ruscico', and 'Museum Ruscico'.
'Archive Ruscico' has two subsections:
a] Photo Album of work on the film.
b] Filmographies for the directors, Konstantin Ershov and Georgii Kropachev, the scriptwriter Aleksandr Ptushko, the directors of photography Fedor Provorov and Viktor Pishchal´nikov, the composer, Karen Khachaturian and the actors Leonid Kuravlev, Natal´ia Varlei and Aleksei Glazyrin.
'Museum Ruscico' has extracts from 3 Russian pre-revolutionary films from literary sources, so called 'Russian horror films'. Extracts from: Wladyslaw Starewicz's 'Portret', 1915 (8 minutes), and from Iakov Protazanov's 'Pikovaia dama', 1916, (16 minutes) and 'Satana likuiushchii' 1917 (20 minutes).
'Nikolai Gogol´' is a text biography and a documentary film 'Po gogolevskim mestam', 18 minutes, with optional Russian, English and French subtitles.
Original trailer for the film, 1967, 3 minutes.