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Symphony of Life (1948)

Skazanie o zemle sibirskoy (original title)
His right hand having been wounded during the war, concert pianist Andrei Balashov is unable to perform his art. As a result, the young man feels so depressed that he considers his life ... See full summary »

Director:

Ivan Pyrev (as Ivan Pyryev)

Writers:

Ivan Pyrev (story) (as Ivan Pyryev), Evgeniy Pomeshchikov | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Vladimir Druzhnikov ... Andrei Nikolayevich Balashov
Marina Ladynina ... Natasha Pavlovna Malinina
Boris Andreyev ... Yakov Zakharonovich Burmak
Vera Vasileva ... Nastenka Petrovna Gusenkova
Sergei Kalinin ... Kornei Nefedovich Zavorin
Yelena Savitskaya ... Kapitolina Kondratyevna
Vladimir Zeldin ... Boris Olenich
Mikhail Sidorkin ... Sergei Tomakurov
Grigoriy Shpigel ... Grigori "Grisha" Galadya
Vasiliy Zaychikov ... Prof. Vadim Sergeyevich Igonin (as Vasili Zajchikov)
Vladimir Dorofeyev
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Storyline

His right hand having been wounded during the war, concert pianist Andrei Balashov is unable to perform his art. As a result, the young man feels so depressed that he considers his life wasted. One day, he decides to leave the capital and flee from the woman he loves, Natasha, a rising singing star. Andrei takes refuge in Siberia, his native land. Once there, he gets a job in a sawmill, where he entertains his fellow-workers playing the accordion during leisure hours. Some time later, Natasha and her company are expected in America where they are to do a tour. But an airplane breakdown forces the pilot to land next to the village in which Andrei lives and works... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

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Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

25 December 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tale of the Siberian Land See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mosfilm See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (1966 re-release)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Magicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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