Igor SAVCHENKO
Игорь САВЧЕНКО
Igor SAVTCHENKO
USSR, 1934, 66mn 
Black and white, fiction
Accordion
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Гармонь

 

 L'Accordéon

 Garmon

 
Directed by : Igor SAVCHENKO (Игорь САВЧЕНКО)
Writing credits : Igor SAVCHENKO (Игорь САВЧЕНКО), Aleksandr ZHAROV (Александр ЖАРОВ)
 
Cast
Zoya FEDOROVA (Зоя ФЕДОРОВА)
R. GORELOV (Р. ГОРЕЛОВ)
Nikolay GORLOV (Николай ГОРЛОВ)
Lyalya SATEYEVA (Ляля САТЕЕВА)
Igor SAVCHENKO (Игорь САВЧЕНКО)
Pyotr SAVIN (Пётр САВИН)
Nikolay YAROCHKIN (Николай ЯРОЧКИН)
N. ZYRIANOV (Н. ЗЫРЯНОВ)
 
Cinematography : Yuli FOGELMAN (Юлий ФОГЕЛЬМАН), Yevgeni SCHNEIDER (Евгений ШНЕЙДЕР)
Production design : Valentina KHMELEVA (Валентина ХМЕЛЕВА)
Music : Sergey POTOTSKY (Сергей ПОТОЦКИЙ)
Sound : E. DERUP (Э. ДЕРУП)
Produced by : Lilya BRIK (Лиля БРИК)
Production : Mejrabpomfilm
Restauration : 1967
 
Language Ukrainien

Plot synopsis
First Soviet musical film. The young country man Timosha loves playing the accordion especially in front of the girls. But he stops playing after being chosen leader of the local komsomol. He soon understands that to compete with kulak young men, the best way is to play better music. Taking back his accordion he gathers the other youths around him with his lively and merry songs.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Talents soviétiques - Collection Arkeion, Paris (France), 2019
- L'URSS des cinéastes à la Cinémathèque française. 1917-1945 : deuxième partie, Paris (France), 2017
- Octobre de la tempête aux soupirs. Centenaire de la révolution russe au Cinématographe de Nantes, Nantes (France), 2017
- Festival "Polka. liberated cinema", Moscow (Russia), 2011
- Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 2006
- Gels et dégels, une autre histoire du cinéma soviétique (1926-1968), Paris (France), 2002
- Film Festival Locarno, Locarno (Switzerland), 2000