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Burnt by the Sun ()

Utomlennye solntsem (original title)
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In Soviet Union in 1936, a shadow of Stalin's repressions lie on a famous revolution hero. An accusations of being him a foreign spy are nonsense, and all known that, but a slow process of... See more »

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  • Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations.
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Dmitriy
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Sergey
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Marusya (as Ingeborga Dapkunayte)
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Nadya (as Nadya Mikhalkova)
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Vsevolod Konstantinovich
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Mokhova
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Kirik
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Lidiya Stepanovna
Nina Arkhipova ...
Elena Mikhaylovna
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Shofer
André Oumansky ...
Filipp (as Andre Umanskiy)
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Olga Nikolaevna
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Lyuba
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Ofitser NKVD
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Sotrudnik NKVD
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2-oy sotrudnik NKVD
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Tamara Akopova ...
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Vozhataya pionerskogo otryada (as N. Abuladze)
Yuriy Aksentiy ...
(as Yu. Aksentiy)
Marat Basharov ...
(as M. Basharov)
G. Barinov
I. Buzikina
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(as V. Denisov)
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(as G. Dronov)
A. Ermilov
V. Posmetukhov
L. Runova
Zinaida Sidorkova ...
(as Z. Sidorkova)
V. Tyuremnov
Oleg Feoktistov ...
(as O. Feoktistov)
L. Chebylkin

Directed by

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Nikita Mikhalkov

Written by

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Nikita Mikhalkov ... (dialogue)
 
Rustam Ibragimbekov ... (dialogue)
 
Rustam Ibragimbekov ... (screenplay)
 
Nikita Mikhalkov ... (screenplay)
 
Nikita Mikhalkov ... (story)

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Armand Barbault ... executive producer
Nicole Canne ... co-producer
Nikita Mikhalkov ... producer
Jean-Louis Piel ... co-producer
Vladimir Sedov ... co-producer
Michel Seydoux ... producer
Leonid Vereshchagin ... executive producer

Music by

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Eduard Artemev

Cinematography by

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Vilen Kalyuta

Film Editing by

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Enzo Meniconi

Editorial Department

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Dave Pultz ... color timer (uncredited)

Casting By

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Tamara Odintsova

Production Design by

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Vladimir Aronin
Aleksandr Samulekin

Costume Design by

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Natalya Ivanova

Makeup Department

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Larisa Avdyushko ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Armand Barbault ... executive producer
Michael Ermogeni ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Natela Abuladze ... assistant director: cuttingrecording (as Natella Abuladze)
Elena Dezhurova ... assistant director
Vladimir Krasinsky ... assistant director
Aleksey Pokatilov ... assistant director
Zinaida Sidorkova ... assistant director
Anastasiya Tsvetnova ... assistant director (as Tasya Tsvetnova)

Sound Department

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Vincent Arnardi ... re-recording mixer (as Vinsent Arnardi)
Thierry Lebon ... sound mixer
Marina Nigmatulina ... sound editor
Philippe Richard ... assistant sound
André Rigaut ... sound
Jean Umansky ... sound mixer

Special Effects by

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Aashish Chanana ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Martin Body ... digital compositor
Nicholas Brooks ... digital effects supervisor
Sergey Denisov ... visual effects supervisor
Arkadiy Dubinin ... digital effects artist
Vladimir Leschinski ... visual effects supervisor
Tim Ollive ... digital artist
Dean Yurke ... digital artist

Camera and Electrical Department

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Vladimir Bespalchy ... first assistant camera
Viktor Lysak ... camera operator

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Lyubov Gavrilina ... assistant costume designer
Tatyana Kostromicheva ... costumer
Irina Simonova ... costumer
Yelena Velyaminova ... assistant costume designer (as Elena Velyaminova)

Music Department

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Viktor Agapov ... musician: guitar
Iosif Alvek ... lyrics (as I. Alvek)
Nadezhda Andreyeva ... music supervisor (as Nadezhda Andreeva)
Aleksandr Bashkatov ... musician: bayan
Mina Blank ... music editor (as Minna Blank)
Isaak Dunayevsky ... music (as I. Dunaevskiy)
Sergey Dyoshkin ... music (as S. Dezhkin)
Pavel German ... lyrics (as P. German)
Yuliy Khayt ... music (as Yu. Khayt)
Boris Kornilov ... lyrics (as B. Kornilov)
Paul Lavergne ... soundtrack album producer
Russian State Symphony Cinema Orchestra ... orchestra (as Gosudarstvennyj simfonicheskiy orkestr Kinematografii Rossii)
Sergei Scripka ... conductor (as Sergey Skripka)
Dmitri Shostakovich ... music (as D. Shostakovich)
Mark Simkin ... singer
Vladimir Trofimov ... music (as V. Trofimov)
Vladimir Vinogradov ... music recordist
Efim Vyshkin ... musician: violin

Other crew

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Joël Chapron ... translation: France
Vladimir Kirsanov ... choreographer

Thanks

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Dmitriy Bednyakov ... special thanks
Boris Nemtsov ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his village with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things change dramatically with the unheralded arrival of Cousin Dmitri from Moscow, who charms the women and little Nadia with his games and pianistic bravura. But Kotov isn't fooled: this is the time of Stalin's repression, with telephone calls in the middle of the night spelling doom - and he knows that Dmitri isn't paying a social call... Written by Michael Brooke

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Taglines For those who were burnt by the sun of the revolution See more »
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Also Known As
  • Утомлённые солнцем (Russia)
  • Soleil trompeur (France)
  • Burnt by the Sun (World-wide, English title)
  • Burnt by the Sun (United States)
  • Die Sonne, die uns täuscht (Germany)
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Runtime
  • 135 min
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Budget $2,800,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia One of four Russian films ever to win Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The others are War and Peace (1966), Dersu Uzala (1975) and Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980) See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode #18.4 (2005). See more »
Soundtracks Utomlennoe solntse See more »

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