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Mechte navstrechu (1963)

A rocket from a distant planet approaching Earth must land on Mars due to a technical defect, thus the inhabitants of the Earth rush to their help.

Directors:

Mikhail Karzhukov (as M. Karzhukov), Otar Koberidze

Writers:

A. Berdnik (draft script), Ivan Bondin (draft script) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Larisa Gordeichik ... Cosmonaut Tanya Krilova
Boris Borisenko Boris Borisenko ... Cosmonaut Andrei Sayenko
Otar Koberidze ... Cosmonaut Ivan Batalov
Peeter Kard Peeter Kard ... Flight Commander (as Peeter Shmakov)
A. Genesin A. Genesin ... Cosmonaut Pol
Vitold Janpavlis ... Narrator
Nikolai Timofeyev ... Project Administrator Krilov
Nikolay Volkov ... Doctor Laungton
T. Pochepa T. Pochepa ... Etaniya, the alien woman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leonid Chinidzhants
Aleksey Korotyukov Aleksey Korotyukov ... (as A. Korotyukov)
Semyon Krupnik
Vasili Vekshin
Vyacheslav Voronin
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A rocket from a distant planet approaching Earth must land on Mars due to a technical defect, thus the inhabitants of the Earth rush to their help.

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

18 November 1963 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

A Dream Come True See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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In the great hall where Congress meets to discuss the aliens, there is a large statue of a person holding a model of the Sputnik satellite. See more »

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Edited into Queen of Blood (1966) See more »

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Great Soviet Sci-Fi
10 January 2009 | by andreygrachevSee all my reviews

It turned out that there were made great number of cool films in the times of the USSR. This one we could find only in 21st century. Very rare and expensive sci-fi , and it much better than Mario Bava's PLANET of VAMPIRES. Scientific outrageous plot. Good acting , fantastic special effects for all 60s sci fi fans. In addition to good casting and directing this one has great electronic music. This film is the first Soviet electronic music composer Edward Artemiev's debut. And his electronic score is rather cool for 1962 when it was recorded. No more words. try to find it anyway.


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