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Writers (WGA):
Andrey Konchalovskiy (written by) &
Anatoli Usov (written by)
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Release Date:
25 December 1991 (USA) See more »
The true story of Ivan Sanchin, the KGB officer who was Stalin's private film projectionist from 1939 until the dictator's death... See more » | Add synopsis »
12 nominations See more »
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Directed by
Andrey Konchalovskiy  (as Andrei Konchalovsky)
Writing credits
Andrey Konchalovskiy (written by) (as Andrei Konchalovsky) &
Anatoli Usov (written by)

Produced by
Laura Balbi .... associate producer
Claudio Bonivento .... producer
Original Music by
Eduard Artemev 
Cinematography by
Ennio Guarnieri 
Film Editing by
Henry Richardson 
Casting by
Perry Bullington 
Robert MacDonald 
Production Design by
Gianni Giovagnoni 
Vladimir Murzin 
Art Direction by
Gianni Giovagnoni 
Vladimir Murzin 
Makeup Department
Cristina De Rossi .... assistant makeup artist
Giannetto De Rossi .... key makeup artist
Mirella De Rossi .... key hair stylist (as Mirella Sforza)
Nina Kolodkina .... makeup artist
Tatiana Lomovzeva .... assistant makeup artist
Valentina Pimankina .... hair stylist
Production Management
Martin Bruce-Clayton .... post-production manager
Antonio Gabrielli .... production manager
Lubov Kabanova .... assistant production manager
Michael Saxton .... post-production supervisor
Stefano Spadoni .... production manager
Lucio Trentini .... production supervisor
Erik Waisberg .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stefan Djeleneo .... second assistant director
Elena Dorofeeva .... third assistant director
Marina Fotieva .... third assistant director
Felix Kleiman .... first assistant director
Aleksandr Myagkov .... second assistant director
Tamara Odintsova .... second assistant director
Aleksandrs Petukhovs .... first assistant director: second unit
Henry Richardson .... second unit director
Tatyana Voronova .... third assistant director
Tamara Zueva .... third assistant director
Art Department
Denis Kladienko .... assistant art director
Igor Meronkov .... assistant art director
Marco Trentini .... set designer
Sound Department
David Anderson .... dubbing mixer
Geoff R. Brown .... assistant sound editor
Olivier Burgaud .... boom operator
Louis Elman .... adr director
Martin Evans .... foley editor
Richard Fettes .... assistant sound editor
Michael Hart .... adr editor
John Hayward .... dubbing mixer
Derek Holding .... supervising dialogue editor
Eddy Joseph .... supervising sound editor
Jean-Claude Laureux .... sound mixer
Nicolas Le Messurier .... dubbing mixer
Christopher Lloyd .... sound effects editor
Victor Nunes .... assistant sound editor
Alan Paley .... adr editor
Lionel Strutt .... adr mixer
Brigitte Taillandier .... boom operator
Sandy Buchanan .... post-production sound assistant (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Renato Agostini .... special effects supervisor
Danilo Bollettini .... special effects coordinator
Danilo Bollettini .... special effects technician
Camera and Electrical Department
Alfredo Bramucci .... gaffer
Aldo Chessari .... video controller
Alberto Grassi .... generator operator
Oleg Grinchishin .... key grip
Evgeniy Guslinskiy .... camera operator: second unit (as Yevgeniy Guslinsky)
Andrei Ignatov .... grip
Oleg Ikhlov .... assistant camera: second unit
Aldo Marchiori .... camera operator
Aleksandr Mikotin .... gaffer
Vecheslav Novikov .... gaffer
Nicola Pecorini .... steadicam operator
Francesco Quattrone .... gaffer
Valery Sobiraisky .... grip
Giacomo Tomaselli .... key grip
Sergio Tomaselli .... clapper loader: second unit
Sergio Tomaselli .... grip
Gianfranco Torinti .... assistant camera
Viktor Yakushev .... gaffer
Roland Neveu .... special still photographer (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Yekaterina Bogachyova .... wardrobe assistant
Maria Rosaria Galante .... assistant costume designer
Yelena Velyaminova .... wardrobe assistant
Editorial Department
Paul Elman .... second assistant film editor
Roy Helmrich .... first assistant film editor
Carlo La Bella .... color supervisor
Giulia Maura .... post-production coordinator
Mark Sale .... first assistant film editor
Natasha Srahovo .... second assistant film editor
Location Management
Stefano Spadoni .... location manager
Music Department
Zena Hambly .... assistant music supervisor
Robert Hathaway .... music editor
Matt Howe .... score mixer
Ray Williams .... music supervisor
Other crew
Julie Adams .... dialogue coach
Stephanie Anderson .... story editor
Karen Bagdasaryain .... production assistant
Lucia Di Casare .... assistant: Mr. Bonivento
Sergei Firstov .... production assistant
Anna Maria Galvinelli .... production coordinator: Italy
Sergey Gessler .... production assistant
Jill Gurr .... script supervisor
Pauline Hume .... title designer
Irina Martynova .... assistant: Mr. Konchalovsky
Leonid Melamud .... production assistant
Pavel Pliurhin .... production assistant
Olga Rumyantseva .... production assistant

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137 min
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Did You Know?

While in Russia, Tom Hulce met with Alexander Ganshin (upon whose life the film was based) to better learn what it was like to work for Stalin.See more »
Anachronisms: The moment than Ivan Sunchin has a meeting with his NKVD (KGB) superiors in Moscow's "Revolutionary Square" Metro Station. Just before coming in to his superior bunker office, he is strolling along the station. The plan of Arbatsko - Pokrovskaya line is visible on a wall of the station . The plan consist of five or six transfers to other lines of the Moscow metro, which was current for Moscow metro circa early 1990s, not 1940s than movie plot set. In early 1940s Arbatsko - Pokrovskaya line had only two transfers to other lines, and metro plan looked different.See more »
Stalin:I know everything about everything.See more »


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Even an Act of Love could be an act of treason in Stallin's RUSSIA, 5 November 2003

To The Actors & Actress and Writers & Director of The INNER CIRCLE go my heartiest congratulations To these People belong the rare distinction of having made the greatest Movie of Joseph Stallin's RUSSIA.A Movie unparalled in the Modern Film & Stage industry.This Magnificent Achievement was Made possible by their Spirit,Courage,Unselfish Cooperation,and loyalty to their Trade.Their Movie Should be an inspiration to the Actors & Actress that will fill their Places in future Years in the Film & Stage Industry.

Stephen Hudson

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