Call number: DVD-144


ERSHOV, Konstantin and KROPACHEV, Georgii
Vii [Vii]

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´ev
72 minutes
In Russian with optional dubbed versions and subtitles

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 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).
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'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.
Source Ruscico

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