The Village Doctor

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The Village Doctor
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Russian: Сельский врач
Directed bySergey Gerasimov
Written byMariya Smirnova
Music byNikolay Budashkin
CinematographyVladimir Rapoport
Edited byLydia Zhuchkova
Release date
Running time
111 min.
CountrySoviet Union

The Village Doctor (Russian: Сельский врач, romanizedSelskiy vrach) is a 1951 Soviet drama film directed by Sergei Gerasimov.[1][2][3]


A young doctor Tatyana Kazakova comes in a direction from Moscow to a small district hospital. Initially, the relationship between her and the head the old doctor Arseny Ivanovich does not add up. But gradually she manages to win the trust of the collective, the sick and gain respect from her senior colleague. Much has to be done together to raise rural health care to a new level.[4]


Interesting facts[edit]

During filming, the baby, depicting Lena's baby, fell asleep, and the crying of the newborn was voiced by Klara Rumyanova herself[6].


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