The First Circle (1973 film)

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The First Circle
Directed by Aleksander Ford
Produced by Mogens Skot-Hansen
Screenplay by Aleksander Ford
Based on In the First Circle by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Music by Roman Palester
Cinematography Wladyslaw Forbert
Edited by Carl Lerner
Laterna Film
Tele-Cine Film
Release dates
  • 10 November 1973 (1973-11-10)
Running time 100 minutes
Country Denmark
West Germany
Language English

The First Circle (Danish: Den første kreds) is a 1973 English-language drama film directed by Aleksander Ford and starring Gunther Malzacher. It is an adaptation of the novel In the First Circle by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. The film was a co-production between Danish and West German companies.[1]



  1. ^ "Den første kreds". Fakta om film (in Danish). Danish Film Institute. Retrieved 2013-07-31.