Call number: DVD-2515



SHVEITSER, Mikhail
Malen´kie tragedii [Little Tragedies]

Mosfil´m, Tvorcheskoe ob´´edinenie televizionnykh fil´mov, po zakazu Gosudarstvennogo komiteta SSSR po televideniiu i radioveshchaniiu, 1979
Screenplay: Mikhail Shveitser, based on Aleksandr Pushkin's works 'Stsena iz Fausta', 'Egipetskie nochi', 'Motsart i Sal´eri', 'Skupoi rytsar´', 'Kamennyi gost´' 'Gosti s´´ezzhalis´ na dache', 'Na uglu malen´koi ploshchadi', 'My provodili vecher na dache' and 'Pir vo vremia chumy'
Co-director: Sof´ia Milkina
Photography: Mikhail Agranovich
Production design: Vladimir Filippov
Music: Al´fred Shnitke
Charskii		Georgii Taratorkin
Improvisatore       	Sergei Iurskii
Mozart			Valerii Zolotukhin
Salieri			Innokentii Smoktunovskii
Faust			Ivars Kalnins
Mephistopheles    	Nikolai Kochegarov
Adrian Prokhorov   	Leonid Kuravlev
Baron			Innokentii Smoktunovskii
Albert			Nikolai Burliaev
Aleksei Ivanovich	Leonid Kaiurov
Vol´skaia		Nataliia Danilova
Middle-aged lady	Lidiia Fedoseeva-Shukshina
Plain girl		Svetlana Pereladova
Duke			Filipp Smoktunovskii
Albert's beloved	Larisa Udovichenko
Ivan			Mikhail Kokshenov
Don Juan		Vladimir Vysotskii
Donna Anna		Nataliia Belokhvostikova
Laura			Maliuba Alimova
Leporello		Leonid Kuravlev
Don Carlos		Ivars Kalnins
Walsingham  		Aleksandr Trofimov
Meri			Svetlana Pereladova
Priest			Ivan Lapikov
Luisa			Larisa Udovichenko
Young man		Grigorii Malikov
Aleksei Ivanovich  	Leonid Kaiurov
228 minutes
In Russian with optional Russian subtitles

On 2 DVDs

This is DVD 1, containing Part 1, 87 minutes, which is based upon 'Stsena iz Fausta', 'Egipetskie nochi' and 'Motsart i Sal´eri'

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio 4:3
Languages Optional Russian subtitles
Features Full restoration of sound and image
Biographies and filmographies for the director, Mikhail Shveitser, the composer, Al´fred Shnitke and the actors Nataliia Belokhvostikova, Nikolai Burliaev, Vladimir Vysotskii, Valerii Zolotukhin, Ivars Kalnins, Leonid Kuravlev, Innokentii Smoktunovskii, Georgii Taratorkin, Aleksandr Trofimov, Lidiia Fedoseeva-Shukshina and Sergei Iurskii
Source Krupnyi plan

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