Ivan PYRIEV
Иван ПЫРЬЕВ
Ivan PYRIEV
USSR, 1944, 93mn 
Black and white, fiction
Six O'Clock in the Evening After the War
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В шесть часов вечера после войны

 

 Six heures du soir après la guerre

 V shest chasov posle voyny

Other titles : Six heures après la victoire
 
Directed by : Ivan PYRIEV (Иван ПЫРЬЕВ)
Writing credits : Viktor GSEV (Виктор ГУСЕВ)
 
Cast
Aleksandr ANTONOV (Александр АНТОНОВ)
Marina LADYNINA (Марина ЛАДЫНИНА)
Ivan LIUBEZNOV (Иван ЛЮБЕЗНОВ)
A. LYCAK (А. ЛЫСАК)
Yevgeni SAMOILOV (Евгений САМОЙЛОВ) ...Koudriachov
Yelena SAVITSKAIA (Елена САВИЦКАЯ)
Lyudmila SEMENOVA (Людмила СЕМЕНОВА)
 
Cinematography : Valentin PAVLOV (Валентин ПАВЛОВ)
Production design : Lyudmila ALEKSANDROVSKAJA (Людмила АЛЕКСАНДРОВСКАЯ), Boris CHEBOTAREV (Борис ЧЕБОТАРЕВ), Aleksey UTKIN (Алексей УТКИН)
Music : Tikhon KHRENNIKOV (Тихон ХРЕННИКОВ)
Sound : Vyacheslav LESHCHEV (Вячеслав ЛЕЩЕВ)
Production : Mosfilm
Spectators : 26,1 million spectators in the USSR
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
Kudryashov, an artillerist and Varya, a kindergarten nurse were dreaming of this day for the whole war as they promised each other to meet at 6 o’clock p. m. after the war. Varya went to the front as an anti-aircraft gunner, Kudryashov was badly wounded, lost a leg, and decided that he was no match for the young woman. Better let her think that he was killed. But his fate and friend help Kudryashov, and his dream of meeting Varya comes true.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- 'Il Cinema Ritrovato' Festival, Bologna (Italy), 2012
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2011
- Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 2006
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2005
- Gels et dégels, une autre histoire du cinéma soviétique (1926-1968), Paris (France), 2002
- Film Festival Locarno, Locarno (Switzerland), 2000

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