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Dead Souls 

Myortvye dushi (original title)
Pavel Chichikov arrives to a small provincial town with a devious scheme in mind: he plans to enter high society by acquiring dead souls - the recently deceased serfs who are still "alive" on paper.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Aleksandr Trofimov ...  avtor Nikolay Gogol 1 episode, 1984
Aleksandr Kalyagin ...  Pavel Chichikov 1 episode, 1984
Yuri Bogatirev Yuri Bogatirev ...  Manilov 1 episode, 1984
Larisa Udovichenko ...  Manilova 1 episode, 1984
Vitaliy Shapovalov ...  Nozdrev 1 episode, 1984
Vyacheslav Nevinnyy ...  Sobakevich 1 episode, 1984
Aleksey Zaytsev ...  Selifan 1 episode, 1984
Vsevolod Sanaev ...  Ivan Grigoryevich - predsedatel palaty 1 episode, 1984
Viktor Shulyakovsky Viktor Shulyakovsky ...  Gubernator 1 episode, 1984
Aleksey Safonov ...  Serger Avdeyevich prokuror 1 episode, 1984
Inna Makarova ...  Gubernatorsha 1 episode, 1984
Valeriy Zolotukhin ...  Ivan Andreyevich pochtmeyster 1 episode, 1984
Yuriy Volyntsev ...  Aleksey Ivanovich pochtmeyster 1 episode, 1984
Lev Polyakov ...  Vitse-gubernator 1 episode, 1984
Igor Kashintsev ...  Ivan Lukich 1 episode, 1984
Evgeniy Danchevskiy ...  Gorodskiy arkhitektor 1 episode, 1984
Stanislav Khitrov ...  Traktirnyy sluga 1 episode, 1984
Konstantin Zheldin ...  otets Chichikova 1 episode, 1984
Vladimir Steklov ...  Petrushka 1 episode, 1984
Lidiya Fedoseeva-Shukshina ...  Dama prosto priyatnaya 1 episode, 1984
Inna Churikova ...  Dama priyatnaya vo vsyekh otnosheniyakh 1 episode, 1984
Elizaveta Nikishchikhina ...  zhena Sobakevicha 1 episode, 1984
Igor Bezyayev ...  prikazchik Manilova 1 episode, 1984
Inna Bykhodtseva Inna Bykhodtseva ...  Zhena vitse-gubernatora 1 episode, 1984
Viktor Chebotaryov ...  Muzhik 1 episode, 1984
Viktoriya Dukhina ...  Zhena chinovnika 1 episode, 1984
Inna Fyodorova ...  Dama 1 episode, 1984
Vadim Gems Vadim Gems ...  Kapitan ispravnik 1 episode, 1984
Nikolay Gorlov ...  Chasovoy 1 episode, 1984
Stepan Krylov ...  Muzhik 1 episode, 1984
Liliya Makeyeva ...  Zhena chinovnika 1 episode, 1984
Anatoliy Papush Anatoliy Papush 1 episode, 1984
Sergey Popov Sergey Popov 1 episode, 1984
Klara Rumyanova ...  mama Chichikova 1 episode, 1984
Sergei Skripkin ...  Stepan Probka 1 episode, 1984
Filipp Smoktunovsky Filipp Smoktunovsky 1 episode, 1984
Olga Tokareva ...  Zhena chinovnika 1 episode, 1984
Viktor Yakovlev ...  Gost 1 episode, 1984
Aleksandr Zvenigorsky ...  Batyushka 1 episode, 1984
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Pavel Chichikov arrives to a small provincial town with a devious scheme in mind: he plans to enter high society by acquiring dead souls - the recently deceased serfs who are still "alive" on paper.

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

21 November 1984 (Soviet Union) See more »

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Gosteleradio, Mosfilm See more »
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