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The First Echelon (1956)

  • Drama
  • Romance
  • 1956
  • Mikhail Kalatozov
  • 114 mins

Summary

A group of young enthusiasts arrives in a steppe district of Kazakhstan to develop the virgin land. They have to survive severe frosts, overcome spring mudflows and live in uncomfortable conditions. But finally they form an advanced collective farm and settle their private lives.

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Credits

Cast

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Aleksey Yegorovich Dontsov - sovkhoz directorVsevolod Sanaev
Taras Grigoryevich Shugaylo - brigade foremanSergei Romodanov
Aleksey Stepanovich UzorovOleg Efremov
Kashtanov - regional committee secretaryNikolai Annenkov
Anna ZaloginaIzolda Izvitskaya
Genka MonetkinEduard Bredun
Valya SolntsevAleksey Kozhevnikov
Nelli PaninaNina Doroshina
TamaraElza Lezhdey
Petya from ZISAnatoliy Kirillov

Crew

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DirectorMikhail Kalatozov
WriterNikolay Pogodin
ComposerDmitri Shostakovich
EditorZoya Veryovkina
Production designerMikhail Bogdanov
Production designerGennady Myasnikov

Details

Languages
Russian
Formats
Colour
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