Minin and Pozharsky (film)

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Minin and Pozharsky
Directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin
Mikhail Doller
Written by Viktor Shklovsky
Starring Aleksandr Khanov
Boris Livanov
Music by Yuri Shaporin
Cinematography Anatoli Golovnya
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Release dates 3 November 1939
Running time 3647 meters (109 minutes)
Country Soviet Union
Language Russian

Minin and Pozharsky (Russian: Минин и Пожарский, Minin i Pozharskiy) is a 1939 Soviet film directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin and Mikhail Doller, based on Viktor Shklovsky's novel "Russians at the Beginning of the XVII Century".

The film is about the Time of Troubles, Russia's struggle for independence led by Dmitry Pozharsky and Kuzma Minin against the Polish-Lithuanian invasion in 1611–1612.

In 1941, Pudovkin, Doller, Livanov, and Khanov received the Stalin Prize.

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