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1 November 2007 (Russia) See more »
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The tsar is dead. Chaos reigns.
Plot:
The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Complete waste... See more (19 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Pyotr Kislov ... Andrei

Michal Zebrowski ... Jan Skrzetuski
Artur Smolyaninov ... Kostka
Violetta Davydovskaya ... Kseniya Godunova

Aleksandr Baluev ... Brigand Osina

Marat Basharov ... Military commander Navoloka
Ramón Langa ... Alvar
Mikhail Porechenkov ... Prince Dmitri Pozharsky
Aleksandr Samoylenko ... Mordan
Valeriy Zolotukhin ... Stylite
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Filipp Korshunov ... Soldger
Dmitriy Mukhamadeev ... Mute
Viktor Shamirov
Daniil Spivakovskiy ... Styopka Podkova
Dmitriy Ulyanov ... False Dmitri I
Sergey Vlasov ... Otets Andreyki

Directed by
Vladimir Khotinenko 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Arif Aliev 

Original Music by
Aleksey Rybnikov (music by)
 
Cinematography by
Ilya Dyomin 
 
Art Direction by
Tomás Moravec 
 
Costume Design by
Natalya Dzyubenko 
Sergei Struchyov 
 
Production Management
Mauro Maggioni .... production manager: Rome
Francesco Trifirò .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marketa Magerova .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Anton Balaban .... sound re-recording mixer
Damian Candusso .... sound effects editor
Adam Daniel .... FX premixing
Adam Daniel .... sound re-recording mixer
Graham Daniel .... FX premixing
Graham Daniel .... sound re-recording mixer
Pavel Doreuli .... sound effects
Les Fiddess .... foley artist
Simon Hewitt .... foley artist
Max Hoskins .... supervising sound editor
Martin Oswin .... foley mixer
Fabian Sanjurjo .... sound effects editor
Steve Schwalbe .... supervising sound designer
Aleksandr Volodin .... assistant sound designer
Michael Wabro .... sound supervisor
 
Special Effects by
Ilya Churinov .... special effects supervisor
Pavel Policar .... special effects crew
Igor Titov .... special effects supervisor
Mikhail Yakushev .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Vladislav Akhtyrskiy .... digital compositor (as Vlad Akhtyrskiy)
Roman Batasov .... digital compositor
Oleg Belyaev .... digital compositor
Pavel Bezborodov .... visual effects coordinator
Gregory Chalenko .... senior compositor
Gregory Chalenko .... sequence supervisor
Arkadiy Dubinin .... visual effects supervisor
Michael Eizenberg .... visual effects artist
Renat Gabdrakhmanov .... digital compositor
Anton Gonzalez .... digital artist
Aleksandr Gorokhov .... visual effects supervisor
Igor Gryadov .... digital compositor
Arseny Gutov .... digital compositor
Elena Karpunkina .... visual effects supervisor
Timur Khodzhaev .... digital effects artist (as Timur Khodjaev)
Mikhail Korovyansky .... digital compositor
Boris Kravchenko .... digital artist
Alyona Kucherova .... visual effects coordinator
Georgiy Kulikov .... digital effects artist
Vladimir Lamzin .... digital compositor
Ilya Lindberg .... digital compositor
Andrey Mesnyankin .... visual effects supervisor: Postproduction.ru
Larisa Misyukova .... digital compositor
Sergey Muravev .... visual effects
Elena Pestrikova .... digital compositor
Andrey Ponomaryov .... digital compositor
Yuriy Rudakov .... computer graphics artist
Dennis Sedov .... visual effects producer
Elvir Sharifullin .... digital effects artist
Denys Shchukin .... visual effects artist
Ilya Shutov .... visual effects supervisor
Vladimir Sokolov .... digital effects artist
Dmitriy Tokoyakov .... visual effects supervisor
Vladimir Tsyplyashuk .... visual effects supervisor
Denis Volkov .... digital compositor
Alexander Volos .... digital compositor (as Alexander Kuzmin)
Artyom Vorobyov .... digital compositor
Sergey Zaporozhtsev .... digital compositor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Innokentiy Smirnov .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Igor Votintsev .... Steadicam operator
 
Animation Department
Apollinary Zakharov .... animator
 
Editorial Department
Emanuele Brescini .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Iskender Utyushev .... technician
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"1612: Chronicles of the Dark Time" - International (English title) (informal literal English title)
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Runtime:
Germany:144 min (DVD) | Germany:135 min (European Film Market) | France:143 min (DVD)
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Goofs:
Anachronisms: Alvaro, and Andrei later on, says a few times "Andalusia el dynamite". However dynamite wasn't invented until the 19th century by Alfred Nobel.See more »

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49 out of 96 people found the following review useful.
Complete waste..., 30 December 2007
Author: Grzegorz from Wroclaw, Poland

It was my first impression after watching this movie. If someone decides to spend serious amount of money on costumes, special effects, on employing the best Russian actors... well, one would assume the producer got also at least semi-decent scenario. It was definitely not the case here.

Without giving out too many details, the main plot of "1612" is a little similar to that of "Patriot". Just move the action to the early 17th century in Russia, and replace British troops with those from Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. The problem is that "Patriot" was somewhat realistic (even if one might have some doubts if all Brits are really brutal sadists), and "1612" is not. Frankly, I have not seen such BS story since I quit watching American B-grade action movies and it was so bad even the best actors could not help it.

Do you know who would be able to build a cannon from leather and then use it with marksman accuracy? Maybe MacGyver? Well, no, but if you want to know the answer for this (and many other, but equally absurd) question, just watch "1612". Otherwise, do something else. I still give it 4 of 10 - mainly for decent historical costumes, great cavalry charges, and other secondary details.

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