The Resource Komissar, Ruscico ; Kinostudii͡a M. Gor'kogo ; St͡senarii͡a i Postanovka, Aleksandra Askol'dova = Ruscico ; M. Gorky Film Studio ; written and directed by Aleksandr Askoldov ; directed by Aleksandr Askoldov, (videorecording)

Komissar, Ruscico ; Kinostudii͡a M. Gor'kogo ; St͡senarii͡a i Postanovka, Aleksandra Askol'dova = Ruscico ; M. Gorky Film Studio ; written and directed by Aleksandr Askoldov ; directed by Aleksandr Askoldov, (videorecording)

Label
Komissar
Title
Komissar
Statement of responsibility
Ruscico ; Kinostudii͡a M. Gor'kogo ; St͡senarii͡a i Postanovka, Aleksandra Askol'dova = Ruscico ; M. Gorky Film Studio ; written and directed by Aleksandr Askoldov ; directed by Aleksandr Askoldov
Title variation
Commissar
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • rus
  • rus
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • rus
  • rus
Summary
A dedicated soldier of the newly-formed Soviet army becomes pregnant has to make a choice between becoming a mother and the needs of the Revolution. Set against the Russian Civil War, Klavdia Vavilova has a reputation in her unit as a selfless fighter, but her unexpected situation not only forces her to temporarily leave her comrades, her commanders have placed her in the household of a family of Ukrainian Jews. As the humanity and suffering of those living outside the party apparatus becomes apparent, Vavilova's emotions grow increasingly conflicted. Her tenuous situation turns dire when her unit returns for her and she is confronted with a final chance to show her loyalty to the cause
Awards note
Received special jury prize, the "Silver Bear," at the 1988 West Berlin International Film Festival.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Valeri Ginzburg ; editors, Natalya Loginova, Svetland Lyashinskaya, Nina Vasilyeva ; music, Alfred Schnittke
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
In Russian, or dubbed English or dubbed French, with optional English, French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.W3
LC item number
C66657737 2007
PerformerNote
Nonna Mordyukova, Rolan Bykov, Raisa Nedashkovskaya, Lyudmila Volynskaya, Vasili Shukshin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Askolʹdov, Aleksander
  • Mordi͡ukova, Nonna
  • Bykov, R.
  • Nedashkovskai͡a, Raisa
  • Volynskaya, Lyudmila
  • Shukshin, Vasiliĭ Makarovich
  • Grossman, Vasiliĭ Semenovich
  • Kinostudii͡a imeni M. Gorʹkogo
  • Kino International Corporation
  • Ruscico (Firm)
Runtime
105
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Martyrdom
  • Motherhood
  • Jews, Russian
  • Soviet Union
  • Russia (Federation)
  • Ukraine
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Komissar, Ruscico ; Kinostudii͡a M. Gor'kogo ; St͡senarii͡a i Postanovka, Aleksandra Askol'dova = Ruscico ; M. Gorky Film Studio ; written and directed by Aleksandr Askoldov ; directed by Aleksandr Askoldov, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the short story : In the town of Berdichev / by Vasili Grossman
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1967
  • Special features (disc 1): Biography of author Vasili Grossman; filmographies of cast and crew; cast stills
  • Special features (disc 2): Interview with director Aleksandr Askoldov (40 min.); video interview excerpt of actress Nonna Mordyukova discussing the director (5 min.); video excerpt of actress Raisa Nedashkovskaya discussing the production (4 min.); video interview with actor Rolan Bykov (17 min.); filmography of Askoldov; "Case history of comrade A. Ya. Askoldov" denunciaton of the director by the USSR Cinematography Committee; "To the General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee" letter from supporters of the director; "Documents" featuring extracts of official denunciations and dismissal of Askoldov by party officials (1 min.); interview with actress Raisa Nedashkovskaya (15 min.); "Press" readings of critic acclaim and review excerpts (3 min.); awards; "Recognition" posters and stills from film festivals (5 min.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm77539169
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Letterboxed format 2.35:1; Special two-disc set.
Extent
2 videodiscs (105 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329049225
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 04922
  • K492
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)77539169
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (Russian, English, or French), DTS surround (Russian only), or Dolby mono (Russian only)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Komissar, Ruscico ; Kinostudii͡a M. Gor'kogo ; St͡senarii͡a i Postanovka, Aleksandra Askol'dova = Ruscico ; M. Gorky Film Studio ; written and directed by Aleksandr Askoldov ; directed by Aleksandr Askoldov, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the short story : In the town of Berdichev / by Vasili Grossman
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1967
  • Special features (disc 1): Biography of author Vasili Grossman; filmographies of cast and crew; cast stills
  • Special features (disc 2): Interview with director Aleksandr Askoldov (40 min.); video interview excerpt of actress Nonna Mordyukova discussing the director (5 min.); video excerpt of actress Raisa Nedashkovskaya discussing the production (4 min.); video interview with actor Rolan Bykov (17 min.); filmography of Askoldov; "Case history of comrade A. Ya. Askoldov" denunciaton of the director by the USSR Cinematography Committee; "To the General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee" letter from supporters of the director; "Documents" featuring extracts of official denunciations and dismissal of Askoldov by party officials (1 min.); interview with actress Raisa Nedashkovskaya (15 min.); "Press" readings of critic acclaim and review excerpts (3 min.); awards; "Recognition" posters and stills from film festivals (5 min.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm77539169
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Letterboxed format 2.35:1; Special two-disc set.
Extent
2 videodiscs (105 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329049225
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 04922
  • K492
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)77539169
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (Russian, English, or French), DTS surround (Russian only), or Dolby mono (Russian only)
Video recording format
DVD

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