Subject for a Short Story

Subject for a Short Story (1969)


  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1969-10-06
  • User Rating: 5.4/10 from 7 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 22min
  • Language: Pусский
  • Production Company: Telcia Films
  • Production Country: Soviet Union
  • Director: Sergei Yutkevich
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Summary

The film tells about Anton Pavlovich Chekhov. October 17, 1896. On the facade of the Alexandrinsky Theater — a poster about the premiere of "The Seagull". A few hours are left before the performance. Chekhov and his sister Masha are expecting Lika Mizinova from Moscow station to arrive from Moscow. Chekhov is alarmed by the upcoming premiere, excited by the meeting with love, which never took place. Memories of acquaintance with Lika, of the experiences caused by the rude scolding of newspaper men who predicted the young writer the inglorious "death under the fence", about the unexpected decision for everyone to go to Sakhalin...

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  • Yevgeni Lebedev

    as Pavel Yegorovich Chekhov
  • Aleksandra Panova

    as Yevgeniya Yakovlevna Chekhova
  • Rolan Bykov

    as Mikhail Pavlovich Chekhov
  • Iya Savvina

    as Mariya Pavlovna Chekhova
  • Nikolay Grinko

    as Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
  • Marina Vlady

    as Lika Mizinova
  • Yuriy Yakovlev

    as Ignatiy Potapenko
  • Leonid Gallis

    as Gilyarovskiy
  • Vladimir Osenev

    as Kurbatov
  • Yekaterina Vasilyeva

    as artist Ovchinnikova
  • Sergei Kulagin

    as merchant Gribov
  • Yevgeni Shutov

    as father Gerasim
  • Viktor Avdyushko

    as peasant
  • Georgi Tusuzov

    as prompter
  • Aleksandr Kuznetsov

    as Zhurkin
Directing Sergei Yutkevich Director
Sound Rodion Shchedrin Original Music Composer
Art Arnold Weisfeld Production Design
Camera Naum Ardashnikov Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Lenna Rashkovsky-Kaleva Makeup Artist
Editing Klavdiya Aleyeva Editor
Costume & Make-Up Mikhail Chikiryov Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Lyudmila Kusakova Costume Design
Sound Boris Volsky Sound
Writing Leonid Malyugin Writer
Art Alina Speshneva Set Decoration
Art Nikolay Serebryakov Set Decoration
Camera Roman Veseler Camera Operator
Camera Grigoriy Shpakler Assistant Camera
Costume & Make-Up Marina Patenovskaya Assistant Costume Designer
Art Yu. Konkin Set Decoration
Visual Effects Boris Travkin Visual Effects Camera

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