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Title At the beginning of glorious days [videorecording] / Gorky Film Studio ; screenplay: Sergey Gerasimov, Yuri Kavtaradze ; director Sergey Gerasimov.
Publication Moskva : RUSCICO, [2006]
Copyright date ©2006
Edition Collector's edition.
Description 1 videodisc (134 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono Dolby
NTSC
video file
Call # DVD
Series Russian Cinema Council collection
Russian Cinema Council collection.
Note Based on the novel Peter the Great by Aleksey Tolstoy.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980.
Special features: Video: History of the Russian fleet ; textual material about author A. Tolstoy ; filmographies ; photo album dedicated to S. Gerasimov ; photo album ; coming soon on DVD ; interactive menu in Russian and English.
Cast Dmitriĭ Zolotukhin, Tamara Makarova, Natalʹi︠a︡ Bondarchuk, Nikolaĭ Eremenko, Mikhail Nozhkin, Boris Khmelʹnit︠s︡kiĭ, Li︠u︡bovʹ Germanova, Ivan Lapikov, Li︠u︡bovʹ Polekhina, Marina Levtova, Ekaterina Vasilʹeva, Petr Glebov, Muza Krepkogorskai︠a︡.
Дмитрий Золотухин, Тамара Макарова, Наталья Бондарчук, Николай Еременко, Михаил Ножкин, Борис Хмельницкий, Любовь Германова, Иван Лапиков, Любовь Полехина, Марина Левтова, Екатерина Васильева, Петр Глебов, Муза Крепкогорская.
Summary "Late 17th century. With no access to the sea, Russia suffers great losses in foreign trade. Peter tries to capture the Turkish fortress of Azov, but with no success: he can win only if he has a fleet. Peter's ukases prevoke the boyars' indignation. Europe looks in amazement: the Russian tsar begins to work at a Dutch shipyard learning the subtleties of shipbuilding?! But his training is cut short. Peter has to return to Russia in order to brutally supress the Streltsy rebellion organized by his sister Sophia."
System Req DVD, all regions, standard version; Dolby digital 5.1, Dolby Digital mono., DVD-9, NTSC.
Credits Cinematography: Sergey Filippov, Horst Hardt ; production designers: Boris Dulenkov, Aleksandr Popov, Joachim Keller ; music: Vladimir Martynov.
Note In Russian with optional English or Russian subtitles.
Subject Peter I, Emperor of Russia, 1672-1725 -- Drama.
Feature films -- Soviet Union.
Historical films -- Soviet Union.
Russia -- History -- Peter I, 1689-1725 -- Drama.
Addl. Author Bondarchuk, Natalʹi︠a︡, 1950-
Gerasimov, Sergeĭ Vasilʹevich, 1885-1964.
Kavtaradze, I︠U︡riĭ, 1923-1979.
Martynov, V. I. (Vladimir Ivanovich), 1946-
Tolstoy, Aleksey Nikolayevich, graf, 1883-1945. Petr Pervyĭ. English.
Makarova, Tamara.
Zolotukhin, Dmitri.
Kinostudii︠a︡ imeni M. Gorʹkogo.
Ruscico (Firm)
Note Title on disc: Vnachale slavnykh del
Вначале славных дел
Standard # 4606777014156

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