Nikita KURIKHIN
Никита КУРИХИН
Nikita KOURIKHINE
Leonid MENAKER
Леонид МЕНАКЕР
Leonid MENAKER
USSR, 1964, 83mn 
Black and white, fiction
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Жаворонок

 

 L'Alouette / L'Odyssée du T 34

 Zhavoronok

 
Directed by : Nikita KURIKHIN (Никита КУРИХИН), Leonid MENAKER (Леонид МЕНАКЕР)
Writing credits : Mikhail DUDIN (Михаил ДУДИН), Sergey_2 ORLOV (Сергей_2 ОРЛОВ)
 
Cast
Ervin ABEL (Эрвин АБЕЛЬ)
Vyacheslav GURENKOV (Вячеслав ГУРЕНКОВ)
Kheyno MANDRI (Хейно МАНДРИ)
Bruno OIA (Брюно ОЯ)
Vladimir POGORELTSEV (Владимир ПОГОРЕЛЬЦЕВ)
Valentin SKULME (Валентин СКУЛМЕ)
Olev TINN (Олев ТИНН)
Gennadi YUKHTIN (Геннадий ЮХТИН)
 
Cinematography : Viktor KARASEV (Виктор КАРАСЕВ), Nikolay ZHILIN (Николай ЖИЛИН)
Production design : Boris BYKOV (Борис БЫКОВ)
Music : Yakov VAJSBURD (Яков ВАЙСБУРД)
Sound : Konstantin LASHKOV (Константин ЛАШКОВ)
Production : Lenfilm
Spectators : 27,4 million spectators in the USSR
Release date in Russia : 1965
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
1942. The Nazis are testing new anti-tank rocket launchers and bring Russian prisoners of war who served in a Soviet tank division to the firing ground. The crew of the tank commanded by Ivan breaks away from the firing ground and rolls into a German town destroying everything on its way.
Source www.lenfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 1965