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"The Role" is about a brilliant actor in revolutionary Russia who takes on the greatest role of his life -- the role of another man. Influenced by the ideas of symbolism and the Silver Age,... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aleksandr Efremov Aleksandr Efremov ... Igrok
Anna Geller Anna Geller ... Spiridonov's Wife
Yuriy Itskov Yuriy Itskov ... Odintsov, Smuggler
Maria Järvenhelmi ... Amalia
Boris Kamorzin ... Grigoriy
Leonid Mozgovoy Leonid Mozgovoy ... Uhov
Vasiliy Reutov Vasiliy Reutov ... The Officer from the Train
Anastasiya Sheveleva ... Olga
Maksim Sukhanov ... Nikolai Yevlakhov
Dmitriy Sutyrin Dmitriy Sutyrin ... Spiridonov
Sergey Vlasov Sergey Vlasov
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"The Role" is about a brilliant actor in revolutionary Russia who takes on the greatest role of his life -- the role of another man. Influenced by the ideas of symbolism and the Silver Age, he decides to slip into the life of his doppelganger - a revolutionary leader in the new Soviet Russia. First intrigued, then obsessed, he flings himself into the role and lives it to the hilt... even when the play of the life he is writing heads towards a tragic finale. Based on true incidents in the lives of Russia's symbolists, this gripping film explores how far one man will go for the role of a lifetime. Written by Proline Film

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Drama | History

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Official Sites:

Proline Film [Russia]

Country:

Belarus | Finland | Germany | Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

30 September 2013 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Роль See more »

Filming Locations:

St. Petersburg, Russia See more »

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Budget:

€1,800,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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