6.6/10
141

Revizor (1996)

This is a new screen adaptation of the famous satirical play «The Inspector General» («Revizor») by Nikolay Gogol, and it was Alexander Pushkin who gave the idea of the plot. The events ... See full summary »

Director:

3 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A town's corrupt officials think a fool is actually an investigator in disguise.

Director: Henry Koster
Stars: Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Khlestakov is a young flamboyant crook, who is broke. He finds himself in a small Russian town, where local authorities are waiting for an undercover inspector from the capital St. ... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Petrov
Stars: Igor Gorbachyov, Yuriy Tolubeev, Anastasiya Georgievskaya
Idiot (TV Mini-Series 2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

The thrilling drama based on the world's greatest masterpiece by Fyodor Dostoevsky. Half-sane Prince Myshkin returns from Swiss psycho-clinic to face the glamorous world of St Petersburg. ... See full summary »

Stars: Marietta Melrose, Evgeniy Mironov, Vladimir Mashkov
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Only one night with the stranger becomes the real delusion for the main character. This "sunstroke" doesn't release it even in most "damned days" of death of the Russian Empire - According ... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Stars: Martinsh Kalita, Viktoriya Solovyova, Anastasiya Imamova
The Idiot (1958)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Upon Prince Myshkin's return to St. Petersburg from an asylum in Switzerland, he becomes beguiled by the lovely young Aglaya, daughter of a wealthy father. But his deepest emotion is for ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Pyrev
Stars: Yuriy Yakovlev, Yuliya Borisova, Nikita Podgorny
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his village with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Stars: Nikita Mikhalkov, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Oleg Menshikov
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Vlasta Burian appears in a town of Czarist Russia impersonating an Inspector General, and he is entertained lavishly by the local political-hacks and peasants seeking his favor for whatever... See full summary »

Director: Martin Fric
Stars: Vlasta Burian, Jaroslav Marvan, Václav Trégl
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Anton Antonovich Skvoznik-Dmukhanovsky, the mayor
Marina Neyolova ...
Anna Andreyevna, his wife
Anna Mikhalkova ...
Mariya Antonovna, their daughter
Zinoviy Gerdt ...
Luka Lukich Khlopov, the inspector of schools
...
Ammos Fedorovich Liapkin-Tiapkin, the judge
...
Artemiy Filippovich Zemlyanika, the trustee of the charitable institutions
Avangard Leontev ...
Bobchinsky / Dobchinsky
...
Khlestakov
...
Osip, his servant
Pyotr Merkurev ...
Khristian Ivanovich Gibner, the district doctor
Jan Kuzelka ...
Stepan Ilyich Ukhovertov, the chief of police
Viktor Terelya ...
Derzhimorda, a policeman
Idris Masgutov ...
The merchant, Abdulin
Vladimir Ilin
Edit

Storyline

This is a new screen adaptation of the famous satirical play «The Inspector General» («Revizor») by Nikolay Gogol, and it was Alexander Pushkin who gave the idea of the plot. The events take place in one of the small provincial Russian towns in the middle of the 19th century. Ivan Khlestakov, a young rake from Petersburg, passing through puts up at the local inn. He had lost all his money at gambling and has nothing to pay for accommodation and meals or for the road to his destination. But nevertheless he demands that all the services should be rendered. Rumours of the metropolitan insolent fellow reach the governor of the town who has already received the news of the official coming from Petersburg the day before. It is said that he will arrive in the town incognito with a thorough inspection. Being absolutely sure that Khlestakov is exactly the inspector whom they are waiting for, the governor invites the young man to his house and gives a luxurious reception in his honour together ... Written by NTV-PROFIT <ntvprofit@glasnet.ru>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on play | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 October 1996 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Inspector  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of The Inspector General (1933) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page