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Pervyy eshelon (1956)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Vsevolod Sanaev
Sergei Romodanov
Oleg Efremov
Tatyana Doronina
Izolda Izvitskaya
Eduard Bredun
Nikolai Annenkov Nikolai Annenkov
Khoren Abrahamyan ... (as Khoren Abramyan)
Nina Doroshina
Nurmukhan Zhanturin
Aleksey Kozhevnikov
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Boris Belyakov ... Rostovchanin
Valentina Vladimirova ... Cameo
Vyacheslav Voronin
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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

29 April 1956 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

The First Echelon See more »

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Mosfilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Sovcolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Vibrance, Colour and absurdly beautiful music
14 June 2013 | by ray-331-768935See all my reviews

This is a film that features the music of Dmitri Shoshtakovich http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKlS2Ez2UqY for example is his famous Waltz number two. This film is a masterpiece for this fact alone. It may be a cloudy reflection of post war Soviet, with trimmings of ideology but who better than the Nationalist Dmitri Shoshtakovich to set the music. For those who do not know, Dmitri Shoshtakovich is amongst the greatest composers to have lived. The movie is particularly sweet at times with trimmings of innocence, there is a vitality and energy that is timeless. The cinematography is always beautiful with wonderful vistas and excellent colour. So, this is truly a period piece, this in fact is indeed a work of art.


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