Ilya GURIN
Илья ГУРИН
Ilia GOURINE
USSR, 1963, 101mn 
Colour, fiction
Pri ispolnenii sluzhebnykh obyazannostey
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При исполнении служебных обязанностей

 

 On Duty

 En remplissant ses devoirs de service

 
Directed by : Ilya GURIN (Илья ГУРИН)
Writing credits : Julian SEMYONOV (Юлиан СЕМЕНОВ)
 
Cast
Sergey PLOTNIKOV (Сергей ПЛОТНИКОВ) ...Strumilin
Lev KRUGLY (Лев КРУГЛЫЙ) ...Pavel
Marina KHATUNTSEVA (Марина ХАТУНЦЕВА) ...Zhenya Strumilina
Artiom KARAPETIAN (Артем КАРАПЕТЯН)
 
Cinematography : Boris MONASTYRSKY (Борис МОНАСТЫРСКИЙ), Inna ZARAFYAN (Инна ЗАРАФЬЯН)
Music : Mark FRADKIN (Марк ФРАДКИН)
Companies : Gorky Film Studio
 

Plot synopsis
Film-story based on the prose work of the same title by Yulian Semenov.
The veteran of polar aviation Strumilin, one of those who in the 30s laid out the first air routes in the Arctic region, and the young pilot Bogachev are sent to evacuate some scientists who are stranded on a detached ice floe. On the way Strumilin becomes unwell: the heart. Bogachev masterly lands the plane on the ice floe, but he cannot take everybody. Strumilin surrenders his place to a member of the expedition and is certain that his friend will soon return...
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2011