Saturday, 14 August 2010

Sergei Gerasimov : Young Guard - Молодая гвардия (1948)

Directed by : Sergey GERASIMOV
Writing credits : Sergey GERASIMOV
Cast
Grigori SHPIGEL
Sergey GURZO
Tamara MAKAROVA
Inna MAKAROVA
Viacheslav TIKHONOV
Nonna MORDYUKOVA
Cinematography : Vladimir RAPOPORT
Production design : Ivan STEPANOV
Music : Dmitriy SHOSTAKOVICH
Sound : Nikolay PISAREV
Companies : Gorky Film Studio
Release date in Russia : 11/10/1948

A two-part 1948 Soviet film directed by Sergei Gerasimov based on the novel of the same title by Alexander Fadeyev. In 1949 a Stalin Prize for this film was awarded to Gerasimov, cinematographer Vladimir Rapoport, and the group of leading actors.
The film was also the highest grossing Soviet Film of 1948 with approximately 48,600,000 tickets sold.

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