7.4/10
59
1 user

Vystrel (1966)

Director:

Naum Trakhtenberg (as Nikolai Trakhtenberg)

Writers:

Alexander Pushkin (short story "Vystrel" from volume "Povest Belkina"), Nikolai Kovarsky
Reviews

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mikhail Kozakov ... Silvio
Yuriy Yakovlev
Ariadna Shengelaia ... (as Ariadna Shengelaya)
Oleg Tabakov ... Belkin
Valeri Babyatinsky ... Enseigne (as V. Baryatinsky)
Vladlen Davydov ... Colonel
Boris Novikov ... Kuzka
Lev Polyakov
Tatyana Konyukhova
Vladimir Prokofyev ... (as V. Prokofiev)
E. Kikina E. Kikina
Valentina Berezutskaya
Viktor Volodin Viktor Volodin
Varvara Popova
Valerian Kvachadze Valerian Kvachadze
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

1966 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

A Pistol Shot See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mosfilm See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Sovcolor)
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A little known gem
23 June 2002 | by JuguAbrahamSee all my reviews

This film is a fascinating example of turning good literature into fine cinema. Director Nikolai Trachtenberg is not widely known. In fact, I have no idea if he made other films.

After viewing this film some 20 years ago in New Delhi, I had to draw parallels with Ridley Scotts' "The Duellists," based on Joseph Conrad's written work. What Scott could not achieve Trachtenberg mustered with elan. The music of Katchaturian (Karen, not Elam) adds color to the fascinating film.

Like Tarkovsky, Paradjanov, and Kozintsev, the former Sovexportfilm of USSR kept their films under wraps as these were not "acceptable" filmmakers. I remember having found this film was gathering dust in the "House of Soviet Culture" in the early Eighties. An official had to be persuaded to show this film on a quiet evening to the public. And what a treat it turned out to be! The print is probably still lying there as the West has not discovered Trachtenberg.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed