Sergey YUTKEVICH
Сергей ЮТКЕВИЧ
Sergueï YOUTKEVITCH
USSR, 1955, 109mn 
Colour, fiction
Othello
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Отелло

 

 Othello

 Otello

 
Directed by : Sergey YUTKEVICH (Сергей ЮТКЕВИЧ)
Writing credits : Sergey YUTKEVICH (Сергей ЮТКЕВИЧ)
 
Cast
Sergey BONDARCHUK (Сергей БОНДАРЧУК) ...Othello
Antonina MAKSIMOVA (Антонина МАКСИМОВА) ...Emilia
Yevgeni MORGNOV (Евгений МОРГУНОВ)
Andrei POPOV (Андрей ПОПОВ) ...Iago
Irina SKOBTSEVA (Ирина СКОБЦЕВА) ...Desdémone
Vladimir SOSHALSKY (Владимир СОШАЛЬСКИЙ)
Mikhail TROYANOVSKY (Михаил ТРОЯНОВСКИЙ) ...Doge
 
Cinematography : Yevgeni ANDRIKANIS (Евгений АНДРИКАНИС)
Production design : Valery DORRER (Валерий ДОРРЕР), Mikhail KARYAKIN (Михаил КАРЯКИН), Arnold VAYSFELD (Арнольд ВАЙСФЕЛЬД)
Music : Aram KHACHATURIAN (Арам ХАЧАТУРЯН)
Sound : Boris VOLSKY (Борис ВОЛЬСКИЙ)
Production : Mosfilm
Spectators : 24,1 million spectators in the USSR
Release date in Russia : 19/03/1956
 
Site : IMDb

Awards :
Best directing Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 1956

Plot synopsis
Screen version of Shakespeare's tragedy. Dezdemona, daughter of Venice merchant, gets married secretly to Othello, a Venice Republic general. Yago hates Othello and intends to brake his happiness. He convinces the general of his wife’s infidelity. Mad with jealousy, Othello strangles Dezdemona. And then, on realizing that he was outsmarted, he stabs himself with a dagger.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2010
- Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 1956

Photos and videos
 
Film avec sous-titres anglais