Nikolay TIKHONOV
Николай ТИХОНОВ
Nikolaï TIKHONOV
USSR, 1930, 72mn 
silent, fiction
Ayna
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Айна

 

 Aïna

 Ayna

Russian subtitle : Песчаная учительница
 
Directed by : Nikolay TIKHONOV (Николай ТИХОНОВ)
Writing credits : Mariya SMIRNOVA (Мария СМИРНОВА)
Based on the story of Andrei Platonov: The schoolteacher of the sands
 
Cast
Zinaida ZANONY (Зинаида ЗАНОНИ) ...Ayna
I. KUCHENKOV (И. КУЧЕНКОВ) ...Mullah
Neolina IVANOVA-TOLACHOVA (Неонила ИВАНОВА-ТОЛМАЧЁВА) ...mother in labor
Aleksandr OBERYUKHTIN (Александр ОБЕРЮХТИН) ...dying
 
Cinematography : Nikolay FRANTSISON (Николай ФРАНЦИССОН)
Production design : Arnold VAYSFELD (Арнольд ВАЙСФЕЛЬД)
Music : Galina PYSHKOVA (Галина ПЫШКОВА)
Production : Союзкино (Soyuzkino)
 
Sites : IMDb, Chapaev

Plot synopsis
Kulak's daughter, Aina, after graduating from college, returns to her homeland. The young teacher finds herself in a class struggle for collectivization. The situation is complicated by his father, who has become one of the heads of the village council. Only the third part of the film (10 min.) has been kept.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Festival du film d’archives de Belye Stolby 29 février-4 mars 2016, Valérie POZNER, 1895, 2016
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival of Archive Films, Belye Stolby (Russia), 2016

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