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The Wrestler and the Clown (1957)

Borets i kloun (original title)
It's a story about two of the most famous russian personages. They become friends, and then go along on the path of glory in parallel.

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Stanislav Chekan ...
Aleksandr Mikhaylov ...
Anatoli Leonidovich Durov
Yuri Medvedev ...
Nikita, Ivan's pal
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Marusya Nikolayevna, aka Mimi
Boris Petker ...
Giuseppe Truzzi
Leonid Topchiyev ...
Orlando (as L. Topchiyev)
Tamara Loginova
Georgiy Vitsin ...
Enrico, a clown (as G. Vitsiner)
Kyunna Ignatova ...
Esterina Truzzi
Stepan Kayukov ...
Vanya, wrestling contest promoter
Grigoriy Shpigel ...
Solomonsky (as G. Chpiguel)
Anatoliy Solovyov ...
Raoul Boucher (as A. Solovyov)
Grigori Abrikosov ...
Mr. Fish (as G. Abrikossov)
Maya Kazakova ...
Alena (as M. Kazakova)
Polina Nyatko ...
Ivan's Mother
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It's a story about two of the most famous russian personages. They become friends, and then go along on the path of glory in parallel. Written by Cesare Emilio Castelli

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masterpiece. wonderful picture of late XIX century in russia.
6 August 2002 | by (genova, italy) – See all my reviews

almost unknown masterpiece of great russian director boris barnet. the life of a fighter (poddubni) and of a clown (durov), very popular people of russia of late XIX century. wonderful the landscape. a movie you have to watch.


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