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And Quiet Flows the Don 

With World War I, the Bolshevik Revolution, and the Russian Civil War as backdrop, it's an old-fashioned, blood-and-guts narrative, filled with earthly humor and a wealth of colorful ... See full summary »


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Credited cast:
Delphine Forest ...
 Gen. Secretov
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lorenzo Amato ...
 Mitka Korshunov (2006)
 Daria (2006)
Mikhail Baskov ...
Alexander Bespalis ...
 Prokhor Zykov (2006)
Alyona Bondarchuk ...
 Natalia (2006) (as Elena Bondarchuk)
 Gen. Krasnov
 Koshevoy (voice)
 Petr (2006)
Alexander Jharkov ...
 Ivan Alexeevich
Nikolay Karachentsov
Gennadi Karnovich-Valua ...
 Gen. Lysytzyn


With World War I, the Bolshevik Revolution, and the Russian Civil War as backdrop, it's an old-fashioned, blood-and-guts narrative, filled with earthly humor and a wealth of colorful characters. The story concerns the fluctuating fortunes of Grigory Melekhov, a young Cossack who is both a hero and a victim of the uprising. Written by Mark E. Gubarenko

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7 November 2006 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Tikhiy Don  »

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$45,000,000 (estimated)
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1.80 : 1
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An unfinished version of the film has been shown at the Film Market of the 1993 Cannes Festival. See more »


Referenced in Karnavalnaya noch 2, ili 50 let spustya (2007) See more »

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The Opera of a Great Director
31 January 2008 | by See all my reviews

Quiet flows the Don, based on the Nobel Price winning novel of Michail Sholokov and directed by the Oscar Price Serghey Bondarchuk, starring Rupert Everett, Delphine Forest and Murray Abraham, is a film in two parts of about 90' each, realized in Dolby Digital Surround, ready for Cinema Premiere, Home Video - DVD, Network TV, Syndication, Internet...And still nobody had the pleasure to see it. This unforgettable masterpiece, one of the rare epic Opera of European production directed to the world market, is due to the synergy and passionate work of four Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards and a David Award. The Premiere of the film, to which will participate outstanding figures of politic and entertainment world, will be shown at the same time in the city of London, Moscow and Rome. So please give voice to your comments only after screen the International version of this Great Evergreen and not the TV mix for Russian audience.

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