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The First Circle (1973)

Den første kreds (original title)
Based on Nobel Prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's novel, this is the story of life as a political prisoner behind the walls of a Stalinist labor camp.

Director:

Aleksander Ford
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gunther Malzacher ... Gleb Nerzhin
Elzbieta Czyzewska ... Simochka
Peter Steen Peter Steen ... Volodin
Vera Tschechowa ... Clara
Ole Ernst Ole Ernst ... Ruska Doronin
Ingolf David Ingolf David ... Robin
Preben Neergaard Preben Neergaard ... Bobynin
Preben Lerdorff Rye Preben Lerdorff Rye ... Professor Chelnov
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ursula Blauth Ursula Blauth ... Dotty
Hanne Borchsenius Hanne Borchsenius ... Mrs. Bobynina
Vigga Bro Vigga Bro ... Mrs. Nertsjina
Poul Bundgaard Poul Bundgaard ... Oskolupov
Per Goldschmidt Per Goldschmidt ... Bulatov
Ole Ishøj Ole Ishøj ... Siromakha
Søren Elung Jensen Søren Elung Jensen ... Sjikin
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Based on Nobel Prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's novel, this is the story of life as a political prisoner behind the walls of a Stalinist labor camp.

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The Soviets Banned the Novel and Condemned the Author. The World Smuggles it Out and Gave Him the Nobel Prize See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Denmark | Sweden

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

10 November 1973 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

The First Circle See more »

Filming Locations:

Denmark

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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