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Strogoff (1970)

A captain in the Czar's army encounters danger and romance while carrying a secret message across 19th-century Russia.

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Complete credited cast:
John Phillip Law ... Michel Strogoff
Mimsy Farmer ... Nadia
Hiram Keller ... Ivan Ogareff
Delia Boccardo ... Sangarre
Kurt Meisel ... Feofar Khan
Elisabeth Bergner ... Marfa Strogoff
Claudio Gora ... General Dubelt (as Claudio Cora)
Donato Castellaneta Donato Castellaneta ... Alcide Jolivet
Jacques Maury Jacques Maury ... Captain Alexandre Chélépine
Christian Marin ... Harry Blount
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean-Pierre Dorat Jean-Pierre Dorat ... Vassili Feodor
Bianca Doria Bianca Doria
Jean Dudan Jean Dudan
Enzo Fiermonte ... Colonel with general Dubelt
Quinto Parmeggiani Quinto Parmeggiani
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A captain in the Czar's army encounters danger and romance while carrying a secret message across 19th-century Russia.

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Language:

Italian

Release Date:

28 October 1970 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Kurier des Zaren See more »

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Mono

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Color (Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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New version about Jules Vernes novel , Michael Strogoff, the courier of the Czar, well played by John Philip Law
28 June 2007 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

It is a rendition about Jules Vernes book that was exhibited with the same title of the original novel , based on the famed novella titled Mikhail Strogoff , courier of the Czar . The film actually close to the story , that is one the best works of Vernes . It concerns about the Tartars have overrun the Russian empire's Eastern Siberian territories and creating a serious threat . Our handsome hero , a highly respected official named Michael Strogoff (John Phip Law) is assigned a dangerous mission , carrying a secret message across frozen landscapes . CZar asks him for going and hand over an important letter to his beloved brother , the great Duke , located in Irkursk . Meanwhile , an official named Ogareff (Hiram Keller) who was originally in the Czar's service but is nowadays on the side of Tartars . Strogoff journeys across old Russia along with a pair of journalists and exiled of Tartars invasion . Meantime , he falls in love for a beautiful woman named Nadja (Mimsy Farmer) who heads to Siberia for reunion with her husband . The traitor Ogarek is now the employee of the Khan and his mission turns out to be the chasing the courier of the Czar . Strogoff is captured by Ogarek and spies (Delia Boccardo) of the Khan . He is whip-tortured with his naked torso in front of his mummy (Elisabeth Bergner) and blinded with a red hot iron blade in some sequences make a strong impression . Later on , his punishment for not cooperation , he is released and Nadja helps successfully Strogoff from having to lose his eyesight .

The film contains agreeable performances with curious characters , spectacular locations and wonderful costumes wearing woolly suits and hats . Besides , displaying spectacular battles , horse charges , great scenarios and impressive final confrontation between Czar and Khan troops . In the movie appears known actors with wide and successful careers : John Philip Law gives a good role as Strogoff , he was during his splendor time , as it was realised in his best time (Hawaiians , Barbarella , Diabolik , Red Baron , Golden voyage of Simbad , Love machine) ; Mimsy Farmer as the enticing Nadja , she played several Italian terror films (4 flies on grey velvet , Autopsy , Black cat) ; Delia Boccardo as the treacherous Sanganre , she played films of all kinds of genres , and still continues playing (Secret of Sahara , Assisi underground , Tentacles , Aphrodite) ; Hiran Keller as the villainous Ogareff , he died by cancer at 53 years old , and starred various films (Fellini-Satiricon , Lifespan and Orlando Furioso) and Elisabeth Bergner as the suffering mother expressing sensitive human emotion , she's a classic player from the silent cinema and starred many successes( Catherina the Great , especially).

Other versions about this known tale are the first in 1936 and 1937 starred by Anton Wallbrook and directed by Richard Echber and George Nichols , the classic version 1956 with Curd Jurgens and Sylva Koscina and his sequel with Jurgens and Capucine. Plus , the television adaptations , German miniseries 1975 with Raimund Harmstorf , and 1999 by Fabricio Costa with Paolo Seganti and Lea Bosco and 2004 a French version with Anthony Delon . Furthermore , some TV cartoon movies .


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