A Soviet farmer's son, who is working at a Kolchos is killed by his father, who wants to burn the fields of the Kolchos to damage the Soviet Society.
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Cast

Credited cast:
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Stepok (as Vitya Kartashov)
Nikolay Khmelyov ...
Peasant
Pyotr Arzhanov ...
Political Commissioner (as Pavel Ardzhanov)
Yekaterina Teleshova ...
President of Kolkhoz
Nikolai Maslov ...
Arsonist
Yakov Zajtsev
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stanislav Rostotskiy ...
Boy
Boris Zakhava ...
Stepok's Father
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A Soviet farmer's son, who is working at a Kolchos is killed by his father, who wants to burn the fields of the Kolchos to damage the Soviet Society. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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1937 (Soviet Union)  »

Also Known As:

Bezhin Meadow  »

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(Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

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1.37 : 1
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Sergei M. Eisenstein was initially unimpressed by the screen test for Viktor Kartashov, but after seeing his interactions with other cast members, decided the child was right for the part. See more »

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Edited into Histoire(s) du cinéma: Une histoire seule (1988) See more »

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I agree with the other user comment I have read on this film:May have been Eisenstein´s best film!!
12 January 2002 | by (sweden) – See all my reviews

I saw the reconstruction of this film on the Criterion Collection dvd set Eisenstein: The sound years.The photography is fantastic and I think it would have been a masterpiece but it was destroyed.It could be a bit confusing to follow the story in the reconstruction(it´s something about 30 minutes long)but it´s still very interesting.


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