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Leningrad -- Winter, 1941. World War II rages on as Nazi troops invade the Soviet Union and besiege the devastated city of Leningrad. Foreign journalists are quickly evacuated, but in the chaos that ensues, Kate Davies is left behind.
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When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Mira Sorvino ... Keyt

Armin Mueller-Stahl ... Fon Leeb (as Armin Myuller Shtal)

Olga Sutulova ... Nina Tsvetkova

Gabriel Byrne ... Parker (as Gebriel Birn)

Mikhail Efremov ... Omelchenko
Aleksandr Abdulov ... Chigasov
Vladimir Ilin ... Malinin
Alyona Stebunova ... Sonya Krasko
Sergey Koltakov ... Zhdanov
David Verrey ... Finli (as Devid Verrey)
Viktor Smirnov ... Tolkunov
Vadim Loginov ... Yura Krasko (v detstve)

Marat Basharov ... Yura Krasko
Zhanna Nesterenko ... Sima Krasko (v detstve)... (as Zhanna Kostenko)
Aleksandra Kulikova ... Sima Krasko
Luiza Mosendz ... Vozdvizhenskaya
Aleksandr Polovtsev ... Pavlov
Valentina Talyzina ... Valentina
Mariya Golubkina ... Ageeva

Evgeniy Stychkin ... Kapitsa
Sergey Gorobchenko ... Selivanov
Marina Rokina ... Smirnova
Pavel Derevyanko ... Terekhin
Evgeniy Sidikhin ... Korneev
Mikhail Trukhin ... Vernik
Aleksandr Sirin ... Mayor Osipov
Eckehard Hoffmann ... Gitler (as Ekard Khoffman)

Alexander Beyer ... Valter Khokhsdorf (as Aleksandr Baer)
Alexander Filippenko ... Arkatov (as Aleksandr Filippenko)
Nikolay Olyalin ... Grevitskiy

Helen Lindsay ... Pristsilla Devis (as Khelen Lindsey)
Sergey Nikonenko ... Kapitan-artillerist
Valentin Gaft ... Rezhisser
Kirill Lavrov ... Diktor radio
Aleksandr Bashirov ... Kosoy

Christian Berkel ... Vinkelmayer (as Kristian Berkel)
Igor Lifanov ... Gorkin

Yuriy Kolokolnikov ... Nemetskiy letchik
Boris Smolkin ... Schetovod
Aleksey Melikhov (as A. Melikhov)
Roman Ageev (as R. Ageev)
Aleksandr Orlovskiy ... Kapitan NKVD Vasilev (as A. Orlovskiy)
Andrey Noskov (as A. Noskov)
Vyacheslav Karpov (as V. Karpov)
Ilya Mozgovoy (as I. Mozgovoy)
Aleksandr Levit (as A. Levit)
Vera Milovskaya (as V. Milovskaya)
Nataliya Kadochnikova (as N. Kadochnikova)
Marina Ivanova (as M. Ivanova)
Elena Yarema (as E. Yarema)
Aleksandr Pavlov (as A. Pavlov)
Liya Kuzmina (as L. Kuzmina)
Vera Bykova-Pizhel (as V. Bykova)
Nelli Molchanova (as N. Molchanova)
Aleksey Osipov (as A. Osipov)
Kseniya Buravskaya ... Kler Bishop (as S. Buravskaya)
Natalya Pivovarova (as N. Pivovarova)
Nataliya Lomakina (as N. Lomakina)
Aleksey Ispolatov (as A. Ispolatov)
Yuriy Teterin (as Yu. Teterin)
Valeriya Kiseleva (as V. Kiseleva)
R. Shebeko
Lidiya Dorotenko (as L. Dorotenko)
Inna Slobodskaya (as I. Slobodskaya)
Tatyana Rogozina (as T. Rogozina)
M. Gorbatskiy
Aleksey Fedkin (as A. Fedkin)
A. Maksimov
A. Baranov
Konstantin Demidov (as K. Demidov)
Pavel Gryaznov (as P. Gryaznov)
Vladimir Chernyshov (as V. Chernyshev)
Aleksandr Ryazantsev (as A. Ryazantsev)
Roman Pavlushev (as R. Pavlushev)
Aleksandr Eremin (as A. Eremin)
M. Vasilev
Vladimir Maslakov ... Grabitel (as V. Maslakov)
Olga Belyavskaya ... Amerikanskaya korrespondentka (as O. Belyavskaya)
E. Letyagina
Natalya Burmistrova (as N. Burmistrova)
Sergey Kudryavtsev (as S. Kudryavtsev)
S. Volkova
Anna Nestertsova ... Marusya (as A. Nestertsova)
Yaroslav Ivanov (as Ya. Ivanov)
Vladimir Maryanov ... Komandir razvedki (as V. Maryanov)
V. Maslov
Olga Filimonova (as O. Filimonova)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Donatas Banionis ... Toyvo (uncredited)
Aleksandr Pashutin ... Tregub (uncredited)

Yekaterina Rednikova ... Alina, nemetskaya shpionka (uncredited)
Natalya Terekhova ... Verochka (uncredited)

Directed by
Aleksandr Buravskiy 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Aleksandr Buravskiy  writer
Chris Solimine  uncredited

Produced by
Aleksandr Buravskiy .... producer
Chris Curling .... producer
Peter Doyle .... producer
David Gamburg .... producer
Andre Gromkovski .... producer
Jenö Hodi .... executive producer
Olga Maksimova .... executive producer
Adrian Politowski .... executive producer
Michael Ryan .... executive producer
Dmitriy Shutko .... line producer
Anna Sobinevskaya .... executive producer
Leo Zisman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Yuriy Poteenko 
 
Cinematography by
Vladimir Klimov 
 
Film Editing by
Mariya Sergeenkova (Cinelex)
Dmitri Slobtsov 
M. Scott Smith 
 
Casting by
Uwe Bünker 
Larisa Isaeva 
Patricia Rose 
 
Art Direction by
Alexander Boim 
Alim Matvejchuk 
Pavel Novikov 
 
Set Decoration by
Vitaliy Sidorenko  (as V. Sidorenko)
 
Makeup Department
Natalya Krymskaya .... makeup artist
Vicky Phillips .... personal hair stylist: Mira Sorvino
Vicky Phillips .... personal makeup artist: Mira Sorvino
 
Production Management
Lisa Astakhova .... post-production supervisor
Lisa Astakhova .... production manager
Michael Kitaev .... production manager
Marina Leonova .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Aaron Barsky .... first assistant director
Ksenia Shchedrina .... second assistant director
Boris Taskov .... additional first assistant director
Leo Zisman .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Rostislav Alimov .... supervising sound editor
Sergey Figner .... foley artist
Ella Khvorostova .... sound effects editor
Aleksandr Kopeykin .... sound designer
Pyotr Malafeev .... sound re-recording mixer
Yuliya Prozorovskaya .... sound effects editor
Maxim Romasevich .... sound effects mixer (as Maksim Romasevich)
Vladimir Schuster .... adr recordist
Sergey Shiposha .... sound effects editor
Denis Vakulenko .... sound effects editor
 
Visual Effects by
Normund Latsis .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Aleksandr Baranov .... stunt player
Sergey Golovkin .... stunts
Oleg Korytin .... stunt coordinator
Viktor Romanov .... stunts
Valery Rybin .... stunt coordinator
Aleksandr Samokhvalov .... stunts
Aleksey Samokhvalov .... stunts
Sergei Shulga .... stunts
Alexandr Soloviev .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andrey Batukov .... first assistant camera
Igor Votintsev .... Steadicam operator
 
Editorial Department
Jason Bretz .... assistant editor
Fraser Cleland .... on-line editor
Maksim Malyavin .... digital intermediate supervisor
Adrian Murray .... assistant editor
Sergey Zadoyanyy .... assistant editor
Sergey Znamensky .... assistant editor
Simon Bourne .... di colorist (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Nina Ruhkala .... driver: trailer, St. Petersburg (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Olga Alymova .... production coordinator
Krasimira Karachorova .... script supervisor
Anastasiya Mironova .... production assistant
Katerina Shashorina .... location manager
Kira Sinelshikova .... script supervisor
Alexei Slater .... assistant: HandMade International
Zinaida Zhdanova .... assistant production coordinator
Sara Janasz .... post delivery supervisor (uncredited)
 
Thanks
David P. Kelly .... thanks (as David Kelly)
 

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Also Known As:
"Attack on Leningrad" - International (English title) (DVD box title), UK (DVD box title), USA (DVD box title)
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Rated R for some violence (2011) (re-edited)
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110 min
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Edited from "Leningrad" (2007)See more »
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Die CsardasfuerstinSee more »

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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Leningrad suffered some of the worst, 26 November 2011
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) from Portland, Oregon, USA

One of the stories of WWII that has always deserved a lot more attention than it has usually gotten is the Siege of Leningrad. The Nazis blockaded the city, cutting it off from the outside world for over two years. Over a million Leningraders perished, mainly due to starvation. Aleksandr Buravsky's "Attack on Leningrad" is set amid this atrocity. It focuses on an English journalist (Mira Sorvino) caught in the city when the Nazis blockade it, although the main focus is her relationships with people in an apartment building as they all struggle to survive.

A previous review criticized the movie for concentrating more on the journalist than on the horror that the city experienced. Maybe that's true, but I still thought that it was a good movie. Obviously it can't accurately depict the tragedy that Leningrad suffered, but it does still look at this important part of history. At least that's my interpretation.

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