Call number: DVD-224



ROU, Aleksandr
Vechera na khutore bliz Dikan´ki. Noch´ pered Rozhdestvom [Evenings on a Farm Near Dikan´ka. The Night Before Christmas / Christmas Eve]

Kinostudiia imeni M. Gor´kogo, Vtoroe tvorcheskoe ob´´edinenie, 1961; released 8 December 1961; restored 1970
Screenplay Aleksandr Rou, from the story by Nikolai Gogol´
Photography Dmitrii Surenskii
Production design Aleksandr Dikhtiar
Music Arkadii Filippenko
Chub			Aleksandr Khvylia
Oksana			Liudmila Myznikova
Vakula			Iurii Tavrov
Solokha			Liudmila Khitiaeva
Clerk			Sergei Martinson
Panas, a godfather	Anatolii Kubatskii
His wife		Vera Altaiskaia
Weaver			Dmitrii Kapka
Patsiuk			Nikolai Iakovchenko
Odarka			M. Sidorchuk
Headman			A. Radunskii
Devil			Georgii Milliar
With:			Mikhail Troinovskii and Aleksei Smirnov
66 minutes
In Russian with optional voiceover versions and subtitles

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio Standard
Languages Menu languages: Russian, English, French
Optional English and French voiceover versions
Optional Russian, English, French, Spanish, Italian and German subtitles
Features 'N.V. Gogol´', text, in the menu languages
Interview with V.E. Dikhtiar, a teacher in the Direction Department of VGIK, 10 minutes, in Russian with optional Russian, English, French, Spanish, Italian and German subtitles
Extract from the documentary film 'Skazki Aleksandra Rou', Tsentral´naia kinostudiia detskikh i iunosheskikh fil´mov imeni M. Gor´kogo, Vtoroe tvorcheskoe ob´´edinenie, 10 minutes, in Russian with optional Russian, English, French, Spanish, Italian and German subtitles
Album of photographs: 'Zhivopisnoe iskusstvo Ukrainy'
Biographies and filmographies for the director, Aleksandr Rou, the direcor of photography, Dmitrii Surenskii, the composer, Arkadii Filippenko, the production designer, Aleksandr Dikhtiar, and the actors Liudmila Khitiaeva, Aleksandr Khvylia, Georgii Milliar, Sergei Martinson, Anatolii Kubatskii, Vera Altaiskaia, Dmitrii Kapka, Mikhail Troinovskii and Aleksei Smirnov
Album of photographs from the film
Source Ruscico

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