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The Inspector-General ()

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Khlestakov is a young flamboyant crook, who is broke. He finds himself in a small Russian town, where local authorities are waiting for an undercover inspector from the capital St.... See more »

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Igor Gorbachyov ...
Ivan Alexandrovich Khlestakov, the 'inspector general' (as I. Gorbachev)
Yuriy Tolubeev ...
Mayor Anton Antonovich Skvoznik-Dmukhanovsky
Anastasiya Georgievskaya ...
Mme. Anna Andreyevna Skvoznik-Dmukhanoskaya (as Anastasiya Georgiyevskaya)
Tamara Nosova ...
Maria Antonovna Skvoznik-Dmukhanovskaya
Alexander Polinsky ...
Pyotr Ivanovich Dobchinsky
Vasiliy Kornukov ...
Pyotr Ivanovich Bobchinsky (as V. Kornukov)
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Judge Ammos Fyodorovich Lyapkin-Tyapkin
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Commissioner of Charities Artemy Filippovich Zemlyanika
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Postmaster Ivan Kuzmich Shepkin
Pavel Pavlenko ...
School Supt. Luka Lukich Khlopov (as P. Pavlenko)
A. Guzeyev ...
Dr. Christian Ivanovich Hubner
Aleksey Gribov ...
Osip
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Ivanova, a sergeant's widow (as E. Ponsova)
N. Timyakov ...
A Merchant
Anastasiya Zueva ...
Fevonya Poshlyopkina (as A. Zuyeva)
Vladimir Yershov ...
Gendarme (uncredited)

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Vladimir Petrov

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Nikolay Gogol ... (play) (as Nikolai Gogol)
 
Vladimir Petrov ... (writer)

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Nikolai Timofeyev

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Yuri Yekelchik

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Vladimir Kaplunovskiy

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Valeri Popov ... sound

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Khlestakov is a young flamboyant crook, who is broke. He finds himself in a small Russian town, where local authorities are waiting for an undercover inspector from the capital St. Petersburg. Khlestakov is mistaken for an undercover inspector, and uses the situation for taking bribes from the local governor and flirting with both his wife and daughter. Khlestakov abuses the corruption and hypocrisy of the local authorities until, at the end, the real inspector shows up... Written by Steve Shelokhonov

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Also Known As
  • Ревизор (Soviet Union, Russian title)
  • The Inspector-General (United States)
  • Reviisori (Finland)
  • Rewizor (Poland)
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  • 132 min
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Movie Connections Spoofed in Kanikuly Petrova i Vasechkina, obyknovennye i neveroyatnye (1984). See more »

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