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At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among His Own (1974)

Svoy sredi chuzhikh, chuzhoy sredi svoikh (original title)
Set during the Civil War between the Reds and the Whites that followed the 1917 revolution in Russia

Director:

Nikita Mikhalkov
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yuriy Bogatyryov ... Yegor Shilov, chekist
Nikita Mikhalkov ... Alexandr Brylov, yesaul
Sergey Shakurov ... Andrey Zabelin, chief financial officer
Aleksandr Kalyagin ... Vanyukin, railway station officer
Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy ... Lemke, rittmeister
Nikolai Pastukhov ... Stepan Lipyagin, chekist
Aleksandr Porokhovshchikov ... Nikolay Kungurov, Cheka chairman
Anatoli Borisov ... Doktor
Konstantin Raykin ... Kayum
Viktor Shcherbakov ... (as V. Shcherbakov)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aleksandr Adabashyan
Mikhail Chigaryov
G. Dovezhko G. Dovezhko
Sergey Frolov ... (as S. Frolov)
Boris Galkin
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Set during the Civil War between the Reds and the Whites that followed the 1917 revolution in Russia

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

11 November 1974 (Soviet Union) See more »

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Production Co:

Mosfilm See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Mosfilm gave the production crew exactly 5400 m of color Kodak stock for the whole movie, therefore parts of the movie and some demanding sequences, like the train robbery, had to be filmed on cheaper black and white stock. See more »

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"At Home Among The Strangers"
28 January 2002 | by Viktor GabbasovSee all my reviews

One of the best Nikita Mikhalkov's pictures. A gripping, rather confusing adventurous plot, fragmentary editing, mysterious look of heroes - all this became a fresh breeze in the soviet cinematography of the 70th. The excellent crew including a big number of greatest russian actors in the beginning of their career. Beautiful and piercing main theme by Edward Artemyev thinly transfers the mood of the movie combining the romanticism of the 70th and the dramatic line of the picture. In 1974 the movie was sworn by critics. But years went by. And now it's considered to be the cult one.


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