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Bolshaya semya (1954)

An epic of the Zhurbin family of shipbuilders, spanning several generations.


Iosif Kheifits


Sokrat Kara, Vsevolod Kochetov (novel) | 1 more credit »
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »


Cast overview, first billed only:
Sergei Lukyanov ... Matvei Zhurbin
Boris Andreyev ... Ilya Matveyevich Zhurbin
Vera Kuznetsova ... Agafya Karpovna Zhubrina
Aleksey Batalov ... Aleksei Zhurbin
Sergei Kurilov ... Viktor Zhurbin
Vadim Medvedev ... Anton Zhurbin
Boris Bityukov ... Kostya Zhurbin
Iya Arepina ... Tanya Zhurbina
Klara Luchko ... Lida Zhurbina
Ekaterina Savinova ... Dunyasha Zhurbina
Pavel Kadochnikov ... Skobolev
Elena Dobronravova ... Katya Travnikova
Nikolai Gritsenko ... Club Manager
Nikolay Sergeev ... Basamov
Vladimir Tatosov
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An epic of the Zhurbin family of shipbuilders, spanning several generations.

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The first film in the history of the Cannes Film Festival where the whole cast was awarded Best Actor and Best Actress (16 actors of the ensemble) though the Best Actor award was shared with Spencer Tracy for Bad Day at Black Rock (1955). The other film to achieve a similar feat was Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962) but this time the acting award on both categories was shared with Murray Melvin and Rita Tushingham both for A Taste of Honey (1961). See more »

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4 June 1955 (USA) See more »

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A Big Family See more »

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Lenfilm Studio See more »
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1.37 : 1
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