The Flight (film)

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The Flight
Directed by Aleksandr Alov
Vladimir Naumov
Written by Mikhail A. Bulgakov
Aleksandr Alov
Vladimir Naumov
Starring Lyudmila Savelyeva
Cinematography Levan Paatashvili
Edited by Tamara Zubova
Release dates
  • 1970 (1970)
Running time 196 minutes
Country Soviet Union
Language Russian

The Flight (Russian: Бег, transliteration Beg) is a 1970 Soviet historical drama film, mainly based on writer Mikhail Bulgakov's play Flight, but also on his novel The White Guard and his libretto Black Sea.[1] It is written and directed by Aleksandr Alov and Vladimir Naumov and is the story about a group of White refugees from the Russian Civil War, eking out an existence in Istanbul and Paris in the 1920s.[2] It was entered into the 1971 Cannes Film Festival.[3]



  1. ^ Russian Wikipedia: Бег (фильм, 1970) Retrieved 2011-09-26
  2. ^ IMDb: Plot summary for "Beg" Retrieved 2011-09-26
  3. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Beg". Retrieved 2009-04-12. 

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