MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 13,703 this week

Tchaikovsky (1970)
"Chaykovskiy" (original title)

 -  Biography | Drama  -  January 1972 (USA)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 276 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 2 critic

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 46 titles
created 13 Jul 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 09 Aug 2012
 
a list of 366 titles
created 27 Sep 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Tchaikovsky" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tchaikovsky (1970)

Tchaikovsky (1970) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tchaikovsky.

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Hamlet (1964)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered by Claudius, Hamlet's uncle. Claudius usurps the throne of Denmark, and marries Hamlet's recently widowed mother. Hamlet is tormented, haunted, and increasingly unstable.

Director: Grigori Kozintsev
Stars: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Mikhail Nazvanov, Elza Radzina
War and Peace (1966)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Eight-hour epic based on the book of the same name by Leo Tolstoy. Two main story-lines are complex and intertwined. One is the love story of young Countess Natasha Rostova and Count Pierre... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Bondarchuk
Stars: Lyudmila Saveleva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk
Documentary | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A scientist explains how the savagery and efficiency of the insect world could result in their taking over the world.

Directors: Walon Green, Ed Spiegel
Stars: Lawrence Pressman, Conlan Carter, Ian McShane
Dodes'ka-den (1970)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Various tales in the lives of Tokyo slum dwellers, including a mentally deficient young man obsessed with driving his own commuter trolley.

Director: Akira Kurosawa
Stars: Yoshitaka Zushi, Kin Sugai, Toshiyuki Tonomura
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A pair of 60's hippies fall in love with the girl next door, who is exactly the kind of square that they are fighting against.

Director: Jerry Paris
Stars: Sandy Duncan, Tony Roberts, Todd Susman
Mahler (1974)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Both trifles and structure are tossed out the door by director Ken Russell in this film. Here, historical content matters not so much as metaphors, feelings, emotions, and interpretations, ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Robert Powell, Georgina Hale, Lee Montague
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Double-agent Alexander Eberlin is assigned by the British to hunt out a Russian spy, known to them as Krasnevin. Only Eberlin knows that Krasnevin is none other than himself! Accompanying ... See full summary »

Directors: Anthony Mann, Laurence Harvey
Stars: Laurence Harvey, Tom Courtenay, Mia Farrow
Certificate: GP Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Bruce Pritchard is paralysed in a soccer game and is confined to a wheelchair in a convalescence home. But this doesn't slow his lust for life. Then he meets Jill and has to think about the... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Forbes
Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Nanette Newman, Georgia Brown
The Policeman (1971)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Azulai is a policeman in Jaffa, whose incompetence is only matched by his soft-heartedness. His superiors want to send him to early retirement, but he would like to stay on the force, and ... See full summary »

Director: Ephraim Kishon
Stars: Shaike Ophir, Zaharira Harifai, Avner Hizkiyahu
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Director: Matthew Whiteman
Stars: Ed Stoppard, William Mannering, Alice Glover
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Three brothers, one spiritual and living at a monastary, one a gambler, and one an intellectual, work out their problems in 19th century Russia.

Directors: Kirill Lavrov, Ivan Pyryev, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Mikhail Ulyanov, Lionella Pyryeva, Kirill Lavrov
Going Home (1971)
Certificate: GP Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

After serving a prison term for killing his wife, a man is paroled and returns to his home town. He tries to re-establish his relationship with his now-grown son, who was a child when the ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert B. Leonard
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Brenda Vaccaro, Jan-Michael Vincent
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy ...
Antonina Shuranova ...
Natalia von Meck
Kirill Lavrov ...
Pahulsky
Vladislav Strzhelchik ...
Evgeniy Leonov ...
Maya Plisetskaya ...
Desire
Bruno Frejndlikh ...
Alla Demidova ...
Yulia von Meck
Evgeniy Evstigneev ...
Laroche
Liliya Yudina
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Narrator
Ervin Knausmyuller ...
Butler
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

January 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tchaikovsky  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(70 mm prints)| (35 mm prints)

Color:

(Sovcolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of It Was a Gay Ballnight (1939) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
How could this have won any award aside from a Razzie?
25 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was by far the worst movie I have ever seen in my life. The acting is terrible, the musical score doesn't even fit the scenes - it's just random Tchaikovsky pieces inserted in random places. When some characters are speaking French (they were in France I think, I only got that from one line saying it was good to travel), it's just dubbed over. The actual actors/actresses don't even speak French. To top it off, there are no subtitles indicating what these actors are actually saying. In one scene there is about 2 minutes of yelling between a French transient and somebody walking with Tchaikovsky - very heated discourse - and there are no subtitles. The cinematography is horrific

  • tons of shaky shots/off center shots/ etc. Basically, this is a film


where a bunch of extras were put in with a shoddy story (I'm not entirely sure there was a flowing story), terrible dialogue, and a musical score that never fits the scene. This is, without a doubt, the worst film I have ever seen in my life. This is a travesty of film.


4 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Who can explain the 'The Little Tiger' reference? Rheli
Discuss Tchaikovsky (1970) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?