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Commissar (2007)


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Published: New York, NY : Kino International, [2007]
Edition:  Special two-disc set
Description:  2 videodiscs (105 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 6310831607 :,
Language:  Russian

Title from container

Based on the short story "In the town of Berdichev" by Vasili Grossman

Originally released as a motion picture in 1967

Special features: Director Aleksandr Askoldov and the controversy over "Commissar"; video interview with actress Raisa Nedashkovskaya; a film press announcement; three video stills galleries; cast/crew filmographies; biography of Vasili Grossman

Nonna Mordyukova, Rolan Bykov, Raisa Medashkovskaya, Lyudmila Volynskaya, Vasili Shukshin

Set against the Russian Civil War. Vavilova has to make a decision between motherhood for revolutionary martyrdom

Not rated

DVD, letterboxed (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS surround

Russian (mono., DTS, Dolby 5.1), dubbed English (Dolby 5.1) and French (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish subtitles

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Additional Credits:
Askolʹdov, Aleksander, 1937-
Mordyukova, Nonna
Bykov, Rolan
Nedashkovska︠i︡a, Raisa
Volynskaya, Lyudmila
Shukshin, Vasili
Grossman, Vasiliĭ Semenovich.
M. Gorky Film Studio
Kino International Corporation

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