Iosif KHEIFITS
Иосиф ХЕЙФИЦ
Iossif KHEIFITS
Aleksandr ZARKHY
Александр ЗАРХИ
Aleksandr ZARKHI
USSR, 1944, 89mn 
Black and white, fiction
The Malakhov Barrow
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Малахов курган

 

 Le Tertre Malakhov

 Malakhov kurgan

 
Directed by : Iosif KHEIFITS (Иосиф ХЕЙФИЦ), Aleksandr ZARKHY (Александр ЗАРХИ)
Writing credits : Iosif KHEIFITS (Иосиф ХЕЙФИЦ), Boris VOITEKHOV (Борис ВОЙТЕХОВ), Aleksandr ZARKHY (Александр ЗАРХИ)
 
Cast
Boris ANDREYEV (Борис АНДРЕЕВ) ...Major Joukovski
Nikolay DOROKHIN (Николай ДОРОХИН) ...Sergent Sizov
Nikolay GORLOV (Николай ГОРЛОВ) ...Marin
Fyodor ISHCHENKO (Федор ИЩЕНКО) ...Marin
Akaki KHORAVA (Акакий ХОРАВА) ...Vice-Amiral
Nikolay KRIUCHKOV (Николай КРЮЧКОВ) ...Commandant Boris Likhatchev
Mariya PASTUKHOVA (Мария ПАСТУХОВА) ...Maria Perventseva
Yevgeni PEROV (Евгений ПЕРОВ) ...Marin
Anatoli SMIRANIN (Анатолий СМИРАНИН) ...Voix du narrateur
Igor TKASHUK (Игорь ТКАЧУК) ...Marin
 
Cinematography : Arkadi KOLTSATY (Аркадий КОЛЬЦАТЫЙ)
Production design : Vladimir KAPLUNOVSKI (Владимир КАПЛУНОВСКИЙ)
Music : Andrei BALANCHIVADZE (Андрей БАЛАНЧИВАДЗЕ)
Sound : Arnold SHARGORODSKY (Арнольд ШАРГОРОДСКИЙ)
Production : Lenfilm, Studio de Tbilissi
Spectators : 15 million spectators in the USSR
Restauration : Mosfilm (1964)
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
In the summer of 1942 Soviet troops are leaving the city of Sevastopol under the General headquarters order. Captain Likharev recollects some episodes of the 250-day defense of the city.
His destroyer “Grozny” makes a breakthrough into the city already besieged by the German troops.
The crew of his destroyer turned into a marine corpse detachment repulses the Nazi attacks on the Malakhov barrow.
The mariners are fighting against fascist tanks. Capitain Likharev is the last to leave Sevastopol. When will he return to the city?
The film was shot in liberated Sevastopol in the summer of 1944.
Source : www.lenfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2005