Vasili GONCHAROV
Василий ГОНЧАРОВ
Vassili GONTCHAROV
Russia, 1912, 1300m 
Black and white, fiction
1812 god
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1812 год

 

 1812

 1812

 
Directed by : Vasili GONCHAROV (Василий ГОНЧАРОВ)
 
Cast
Pavel KNORR (Павел КНОРР)
Vasili SEREZHNIKOV (Василий СЕРЕЖНИКОВ)
 
Cinematography : Fyodor BREMER (Федор БРЕМЕР), Luis FORESTIER (Луи ФОРЕСТЬЕ), Aleksandr LEVITSKY (Александр ЛЕВИТСКИЙ), George MEYER (Жорж МЕЙЕР), Aleksandr RYLLO (Александр РЫЛЛО)
Produced by : Aleksandr KHANZHONKOV (Александр ХАНЖОНКОВ)
Companies : A. Khanjonkov & C°
Release Date in Russia : 25/08/1912
 

Plot synopsis
The silent film tells the story of the Patriotic war of 1812 when Napoleon attempted to invade Russia. This joint French and Russian film sparked major excitement in Moscow at its premier screening and continues to entertain audiences throughout the world today. The 32-minute silent film was the point of origin for some of the more advanced camera techniques used today.
 

commentaries
1812 (1912) de Vassili Gontcharov, L'Oeil sur l'Ecran, 2012
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Russian Resurrection Film Festival, Different cities (Australia), 2012
- Festival of Archive Films, Belye Stolby (Russia), 2012
- Russia-France : année croisée, Moscow (Russia), 2009
- Europalia Russia 2005, Brussels (Belgium), 2005

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