Failure of Engineer Garin

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Failure of Engineer Garin
(Крах инженера Гарина)
Directed by Leonid Kvinikhidze
Written by Sergei Potepalov
Starring Oleg Borisov
Aleksandr Belyavskiy
Music by
Cinematography Vyacheslav Fastovich
Edited by Alexandra Borovskaya
Release date
  • 1973 (1973)
Running time
247 minutes
Country Soviet Union
Language Russian

Failure of Engineer Garin (Russian: Крах инженера Гарина, translit. Krakh inzhenera Garina) is a 1973 Soviet television film in four parts loosely based on a novel Hyperboloid of Engineer Garin («Гиперболоид инженера Гарина») by Alexei Tolstoy. Produced by Lenfilm by the order of Gosteleradio of USSR

Plot summary[edit]

A Russian engineer Petr Garin possesses a unique beam-shooting weapon that can destroy any target on practically any distance. Staging his death he emigrates from Russia as a French merchant and tries to find contacts with the head of one of the largest financial trusts in Europe, Mr. Rolling. The final goal of Garin is to rule the world.


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