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1612: Khroniki smutnogo vremeni (2007)

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The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early 17th century has been called "The Time of Troubles." There are many impostors who claim ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pyotr Kislov ... Andrei
Michal Zebrowski ... Polish hetman Kybowsky
Artur Smolyaninov Artur Smolyaninov ... Kostka
Violetta Davydovskaya Violetta Davydovskaya ... Kseniya Godunova
Aleksandr Baluev ... Brigand Osina
Marat Basharov Marat Basharov ... Military commander Navoloka
Ramón Langa Ramón Langa ... Alvar
Mikhail Porechenkov ... Prince Dmitri Pozharsky
Aleksandr Samoylenko ... Mordan
Valeriy Zolotukhin ... Stylite
Filipp Korshunov Filipp Korshunov ... Soldger
Dmitriy Mukhamadeev Dmitriy Mukhamadeev ... Mute
Daniil Spivakovskiy ... Styopka Podkova
Dmitriy Ulyanov Dmitriy Ulyanov ... False Dmitri I
Sergey Vlasov Sergey Vlasov ... Otets Andreyki
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The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early 17th century has been called "The Time of Troubles." There are many impostors who claim to the right to rule, but there's only one heir, the Czarina Kseniya Godunova. She has married a Polish military leader who wants to claim the Russian throne in her name so he can rule all of Russia. As the Poles move in on Moscow in an attempt to install the czarina on the throne, Andrei, a serf with a life-long infatuation of the czarina attempts to save her from her brutal Polish husband. A complicated story wrapped around mysticism and legend climaxes in a bloody battle between the Poles and the Russians for control of the empire. Written by Mark Pontoni

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The tsar is dead. Chaos reigns.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Russia

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Russian | Polish | Spanish | Italian | German | Latin

Release Date:

1 November 2007 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

1612 See more »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Dutch voice in the soundtrack. When the rage at the village has ended some voice in the track yells "faster, you idiots" in Dutch, but in that war there were no Dutch warriors involved. See more »

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unrealistic but extremely enjoyable
17 February 2008 | by ssvfolder-1See all my reviews

Well if anyone into physics and pure common sense, for them the plot is too unreal that is for sure. But there were so many other "Pure" historical movies with about the same historical accuracy, and I still Loved most of them. This movie is a great show, I personally loved it way better than all the rest recent Russian movies. I believe that if it gets translated to English it'll become a huge box office hit in US and Canada. Great costumes, Good enough acting and excellent special effects alone make this movie worth watching. The only historical series\movie till now that i put above all other is the "Rome" series. It delivered spirit of the era along with quite accurate general facts and an imaginative interpretation from different more simple point of view. Now if we look at the famous historical movies like Gladiator or Braveheart, besides the fact that the actors are much more talented (in Hollywood interpretation of talent) and charismatic, they are exactly as "real" as this one. I gave this movie 8 out of 10 and definitely advice to see it just to relax and enjoy.


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