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Boris Godunov (1954)

 |  Drama, Music  |  21 January 1956 (USA)
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Complete credited cast:
Aleksandr Pirogov ...
Nikandr Khanayev ...
Prince Vasili Shinsky
Georgi Nelepp ...
Grigori, the False Dmitri (as G. Nellep)
Maksim Mikhaylov ...
Pimen, a monk
Ivan Kozlovsky ...
The Fool
Aleksej Krivchenya ...
Varlaam (as A. Krivchenya)
Venyamin Shevtsov ...
Misala, a monk (as V. Shevtsov)
A. Turchina ...
Innkeeper's wife
Larisa Avdeyeva ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
G. Allakhverdov
D. Bedrosiyi
Igor Bogdanov ...
(as I. Bogdanov)
Yu. Filin
F. Godovkin ...
V. Gorbunov


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21 January 1956 (USA)  »

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Boris Godunow  »

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Best movie of the opera even with the cuts they made
30 July 2002 | by (Miami FL) – See all my reviews

Even all the years since this movie was made have not diminished what a powerful production it is. The number of sets that are either faithful reproduction or on actual location make the film a wonderful viewing experience. The music, of course, has always been one of my favorite. Even though I prefer the Rimsky-Korsakov version as being more operatically dramatic, this second version of Mussorgsky gets cut down in some instances (Pimen's monologue, the inkeeper song shortened, Boris' children's songs cut down or out) but none of this robs the spectacle that is presented to you as a film of the opera.

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