Father Sergius (film)

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Father Sergius
Otets Sergiy 1918 Poster.jpg
Directed by Yakov Protazanov
Alexandre Volkoff
Produced by Joseph N. Ermolieff
Written by Leo Tolstoy (novel)
Alexandre Volkoff
Starring Ivan Mosjoukine
Nathalie Lissenko
Music by Y. Bukke
Cinematography Fédote Bourgasoff
Nikolas Roudakoff
Release date
  • 1918 (1918)
Running time
112 minutes
Country Soviet Union
Language Silent film with
Russian intertitles
Father Sergius

Father Sergius is a 1918 Soviet silent film directed by Yakov Protazanov and Alexandre Volkoff. It is based on the eponymous story by Leo Tolstoy.

Plot summary[edit]

During the reign of Russian Tsar Nicholas I. Prince Kasatsky discovers that his fiancée has an affair with the Tsar. He decides to break his engagement and retires to a convent where he tries to reach holiness.[1]


  1. ^ Review and synopsis "A cinema history". Retrieved 25 March 2014. 

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