Vladimir PETROV
Владимир ПЕТРОВ
Vladimir PETROV
USSR, 1957, 104mn 
Black and white, fiction
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Поединок

 

 A Duel

 Le Duel

 
Directed by : Vladimir PETROV (Владимир ПЕТРОВ)
 
Cast
Yevgeni EVSTIGNEYEV (Евгений ЕВСТИГНЕЕВ)
Irina SKOBTSEVA (Ирина СКОБЦЕВА)
 
Production design : Abram FREYDIN (Абрам ФРЕЙДИН)
Companies : Mosfilm
 

Plot synopsis
Screen version of the novel of the same name by A.Kuprin. The beginning of XX century. The regiment housed in a small town drink and yawn their life away. Corporal Romashov falls in love with Shurochka, the captain’s wife. The rumors about it are spread around. There is a quarrel between the captain and the corporal. Romashov persuades captain Nikolaev to imitate a duel in order to save «husband's honor». The duel ends tragically - Nikolaev fatally wounds Romashov.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- 'Il Cinema Ritrovato' Festival, Bologna (Italy), 2016