Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?



Cast overview:
Aleksandr Ustyugov ...
Aleksandr Skotnikov ...
Sergey Yurskiy ...
 father of Evgeniy Bazarov (2008)
Natalya Tenyakova ...
 mother of Evgeniy Bazarov (2008)
Andrey Smirnov ...
Anatoliy Vasilev ...
Natalya Rogozhkina ...
 Anna Odintsova (2008)
Ekaterina Vilkova ...
Darya Belousova ...
Gennadiy Smirnov ...
Natalya Kurdyubova ...
Anna Tsukanova ...
Leonid Yarmolnik ...
Ivan Krivoruchko ...
 Prokofich (2008)


Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Drama | Romance





Release Date:

12 October 2008 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Fathers and Children  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


(4 parts)


See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Excellent, emotional adaptation of Turgenev
23 February 2014 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

An impeccable and very touching adaptation of one of Turgenev's great novels, with powerful insights into human psychology. This film follows the novel quite closely, and successfully manages to capture its mood and main ideas.

The film shows the contradiction in intergenerational love between parents and children and the "nihilistic" rejection of the principles and values of the elders by the more energetic and somewhat arrogant youths. It also portrays the tensions between conforming to tradition and protesting, trying to find one's unique path in life. Traditional courtship and marriage is shown side by side with more complex relationship between the sexes.

Beautifully filmed, great attention to detail, great musical score.

The actors play outstandingly, including the secondary characters. I was very moved by Sergei Yurskii, as Bazarov's father. What he manages to convey with and without words is truly extraordinary.

The film director has shown that it is possible to make nowadays a thoroughly convincing and beautiful adaptation of a novel written almost 150 years ago. Bravo to her and to all the team.

0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Ottsy i deti (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: