Vladimir KHOTINENKO
Владимир ХОТИНЕНКО
Vladimir KHOTINENKO
Russia, 2007, 150mn 
Colour, fiction
1612: Khroniki Smutnogo vremeni
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1612: Хроники Смутного времени

 

 1612. A Chronicle of the Time of Troubles

 1612, Chronique de la période des troubles

Russian subtitle : Хроники Смутного времени
 
Directed by : Vladimir KHOTINENKO (Владимир ХОТИНЕНКО)
Writing credits : Arif ALIEV (Ариф АЛИЕВ)
 
Cast
Marat BASHAROV (Марат БАШАРОВ) ...Novoloka
Violetta DAVYDOVSKAYA (Виолетта ДАВЫДОВСКАЯ) ...Ksenya
Andrei FEDORTSOV (Андрей ФЕДОРЦОВ) ...Minin
Gabriele FERZETTI (Габриэле ФЕРЦЕТТИ) ...Cardinal
Pyotr KISLOV (Пётр КИСЛОВ) ...Andreyka
Ramón LANGA (Рамон ЛАНГА) ...Alvar
Mikhail PORECHENKOV (Михаил ПОРЕЧЕНКОВ) ...Pozharsky
Viktor SHAMIROV (Виктор ШАМИРОВ)
Artur SMOLIANINOV (Артур СМОЛЬЯНИНОВ) ...Kostka
Daniil SPIVAKOVSKY (Даниил СПИВАКОВСКИЙ)
Michal ZEBROWSKI (Михал ЖЕБРОВСКИЙ) ...Pole
Valery ZOLOTUKHIN (Валерий ЗОЛОТУХИН) ...stolpnik
 
Cinematography : Ilya DIOMIN (Илья ДЕМИН)
Production design : Konstantin MELNIKOV (Константин МЕЛЬНИКОВ)
Produced by : Nikita MIKHALKOV (Никита МИХАЛКОВ), Leonid VERESHCHAGIN (Леонид ВЕРЕЩАГИН)
Companies : Trite, RENOVA media
Film revenue in Russia : 5.79 million dollars
Release Date in Russia : 01/11/2007
 
format : 35 mm
Sites : Allociné, IMDb
VOD or DVD release in France : 2017-03-18, Site

DVD with subtitles
Editor : FIP / Sony Pictures. 2011.
Languages : RU, FR
Subtitles : FR

Plot synopsis
After the death of Tsar Boris Godunov, his widow and young heir Fedor are killed . The usurper False Dmitry ascends to the throne. But a year later he too is killed, power passes from one person to another. Chaos reigns in Russia…
The only witness to the murder of the Tsar’s family was the young servant boy Andrey. The massacare of the rightful sovereign has been branded on his memory, but the main thing that he is unable to forget is the daughter of Boris Godunov, the beautiful Ksenia. Is the Tsar’s daughters alive? If so, where is she now? The Chaos now reigns in the minds and hearts of the people.
Polish troops are attacking Moscow and the Swedes are closing in from the north. Minin and Pozharsky’s army free the country and Mikhail Romanov ascends to the throne. This is the end of the Era of Chaos, and this is the start of a new era in Russia’s history.
Source : www.centpart.com
 

commentaries
1612. Хроники Смутного времени, www.rusfilm.pitt.edu, 2008
Vladimir Khotinenko, 1612 : A Chronicle of the Time of Troubles (1612: Khroniki smutnovo vremeni, 2007), Stephen NORRIS, kinokultura.com, 2008
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- VOD or DVD release in France of the film:, Different cities (France), 2017
- Russian Art Festival, Cannes (France), 2008
- Kyiv International Film Festival 'Molodist', Kiev (Ukraine), 2007

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