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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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What a movie!!! 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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Anachronisms: One of the Spanish expletives mentioned is wrong both geographically and time-wise. 'Concha tu madre' is a relatively modern regionalism used in Latin America (mainly Mexico) but not in Spain, and would have never been used by a 17th Century Spaniard of obvious Castilian-Aragonese origin as depicted. The term didn't exist in the time frame of the picture.See more »

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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
What a movie!!!, 14 November 2011
Author: Michael Malak from United States

I rented "1612" from my local library. As a Pole living in the U.S. I was trilled to see a movie about any aspect of the Polish-Russian history - especially one presented from the Russian perspective. Of course - the Poles are presented as the bad guys (now I know how the Germans must feel after watching "any" Polish or Russian war movie made during the last 70 years.)

The movie is almost EXCELLENT. There are little too many unicorns for my taste, and the main character of Andrei looks too soft for the role he's playing. I would have preferred if Andrei was played by someone harder, tougher. And it's not his physicality, or corrupted faulty character that make him soft, but rather his good looks. His face is just --- too pretty. He looks too much like Johny Depp in Don Juan DeMarco and he "should" look like ...I don't know - harder, tougher; like Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry :) And yes, Andrei ages about 10 years during the first 15 minutes of the movie, while the Tsarina retains her youthfulness despite passage of time.

The movie is not a portrayal of historical events, but a fantasy merely set in a historical period. It entertains - it entertains like hell! and prompts one to get on-line and look up the real elements of that period.

The story, the plot twists, the battle scenes - are just incredible - Hollywood could learn a lesson or two from these Russians.

I'm glad I saw this movie and would recommend it to anyone willing to go for a ride on the back of a panting snorting stallion. I'm also getting on-line right now looking for more films from the director Vladimir Khotinenko.

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