Aleksandr MITTA
Александр МИТТА
Aleksandr MITTA
USSR / GDR / United Kingdom, 1991, 140mn 
Colour, fiction
Lost In Siberia
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Затерянный в Cибири

 

 Perdu en Sibérie

 Zateryannyy v Sibiri

 
Directed by : Aleksandr MITTA (Александр МИТТА)
Writing credits : Valery FRID (Валерий ФРИД), Yuri KOROTKOV (Юрий КОРОТКОВ), Aleksandr MITTA (Александр МИТТА)
 
Cast
Yelena MAIOROVA (Елена МАЙОРОВА) ...Anna
Vladimir ILIN (Владимир ИЛЬИН) ...Malakhov
Aleksey ZHARKOV (Алексей ЖАРКОВ) ...Nikola
Yevgeni MIRONOV (Евгений МИРОНОВ) ...Volodia Mironov
Pyotr ZAICHENKO (Пётр ЗАЙЧЕНКО)
 
Cinematography : Vladimir SHEVTSIK (Владимир ШЕВЦИК)
Production design : Valery YURKEVICH (Валерий ЮРКЕВИЧ)
Music : Leonid DESIATNIKOV (Леонид ДЕСЯТНИКОВ)
Production : Mosfilm
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
About an American archeologist Miller who was mistakenly taken by the KGB agents from Iran and framed up to Stalin’s prison camp. Here he met doctor Anna Ilyinichna who came to Siberia following her husband. Miller’s unsuccessful escape drew them together, the woman nursed him but he was transferred to some other prison camp. They never met after that.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Ce film soviétique sur le goulag encensé en Occident et passé inaperçu en Russie [Perdu en Sibérie de Aleksandr Mitta], Boris EGOROV, RUSSIA BEYOND, 2020
От поэзии к жанру Андрей Плахов об эволюции режиссера [au sujet de Aleksandr Mitta et notamment Perdu en Sibérie], Andrei PLAKHOV, chapaev.media, 2001
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Internet-festival "Rossiskaya Gazeta" Dubl DV@, Different cities (Russia), 2013
- Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 1991

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