7.3/10
262

The Duel (1973)

Plokhoy khoroshiy chelovek (original title)
Dramatic story about two young men, two intellectuals of the 1890th. It is a story about a complex human character. Being tortured by ignorance and boredom of life, clerk Laevsky is longing... See full summary »

Director:

Iosif Kheifits

Writers:

Anton Chekhov (novel) (as A. Chekhov), Iosif Kheifits
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Oleg Dal ... Layevski
Vladimir Vysotskiy ... Von Koren
Lyudmila Maksakova ... Nadezhda Fyodorovna
Anatoliy Papanov ... Dr. Samoylenko
Georgiy Korolchuk ... Dyacon Pobedov
Anatoliy Azo ... Kirilin
Ashot Melikdzhanyan Ashot Melikdzhanyan ... Achmianov
Lyubov Malinovskaya ... Bityugova
Yuriy Medvedev ... Sheshkovsky
Andrei Apsolon Andrei Apsolon ... (as A. Apsolon)
Ángel Gutiérrez Ángel Gutiérrez ... (as A. Gutyerres)
Igor Efimov ... (as I. Yefimov)
Tanya Ivanova Tanya Ivanova ... Katya
Dmitri Ignatyev Dmitri Ignatyev ... (as Dima Ignatyev)
Pavel Kashlakov ... Sekundant (as P. Kashlakov)
Learn more

More Like This 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In the Nineteenth Century, at the seaside resort of Yalta, the upper class Dimitri Gurov from Moscow meets Anna Sergeyovna walking with her little dog. Both have unhappy marriages: Dimitri ... See full summary »

Director: Iosif Kheifits
Stars: Iya Savvina, Aleksey Batalov, Nina Alisova
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Country girl Nadia moves to the city and becomes a maid in Valya's apartment. Valya, who is a member of the local District Committee, does not know that Nadia fell in love with her ... See full summary »

Director: Kira Muratova
Stars: Nina Ruslanova, Vladimir Vysotskiy, Kira Muratova
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Olga Voznesenskaya is a silent screen star whose pictures are so popular that underground revolutionaries risk capture to see them. She's in southern Russia filming a tear-jerker as the ... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Stars: Elena Solovey, Rodion Nahapetov, Aleksandr Kalyagin
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

After WWII is over, a young officer Volodya Sharapov returns to Moscow to work in MUR - Moskovskiy Ugolovny Rozysk (Moscow Criminal Police). There he meets Gleb Zheglov who is a chief of a ... See full summary »

Stars: Vladimir Vysotskiy, Vladimir Konkin, Sergey Yurskiy
Comedy | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A very good cop tries to catch a very insidious and extremely clever serial car thief. The bitter irony is that the thief is not very clever, absolutely not insidious, and moreover - a virtuous person and his friend.

Director: Eldar Ryazanov
Stars: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Oleg Efremov, Lyubov Dobrzhanskaya
The Lover (2002)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

He thought he was in control of his own life. Then he lost his wife and thought it was the hardest hit he could handle. It was not.

Director: Valeriy Todorovskiy
Stars: Oleg Yankovskiy, Sergey Garmash, Andrey Smirnov
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Early in the 20th century, family and friends gather at the country estate of a general's widow, Anna Petrovna. Sofia, the new wife of Anna's step-son, recognizes Misha, the brother-in-law ... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Stars: Aleksandr Kalyagin, Elena Solovey, Evgeniya Glushenko
Oblomov (1980)
Comedy | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

St. Petersburg, mid 19th century: the indolent, middle-aged Oblomov lives in a flat with his older servant, Zakhar. He sleeps much of the day, dreaming of his childhood on his parents' ... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Stars: Oleg Tabakov, Yuriy Bogatyryov, Elena Solovey
Certificate: TV-13 Adventure | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A young student Shurik comes to a remote mountainous region in search of ancient legends and traditions. Fooled by the corrupt local governor, he helps him to kidnap a beautiful young girl, but soon realizes what he's done.

Director: Leonid Gaidai
Stars: Aleksandr Demyanenko, Natalya Varley, Ruslan Akhmetov
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A woman from the countryside comes to the city to visit her only daughter and granddaughter. She is hopelessly lost in this world she does not understand.

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Stars: Nonna Mordyukova, Svetlana Kryuchkova, Yuriy Bogatyryov
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

School teacher is cheating on his wife and lies about it.

Director: Georgiy Daneliya
Stars: Oleg Basilashvili, Natalya Gundareva, Marina Neyolova
Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

An ordinary Soviet building manager, living in the 20th century, is extremely similar to a Tsar of All Rus' - Ivan IV the Terrible (1530-1584). He would never have known about this, but one day his neighbor created a time machine.

Director: Leonid Gaidai
Stars: Yuriy Yakovlev, Leonid Kuravlyov, Aleksandr Demyanenko
Edit

Storyline

Dramatic story about two young men, two intellectuals of the 1890th. It is a story about a complex human character. Being tortured by ignorance and boredom of life, clerk Laevsky is longing to break the depraved circle of his existence. His moral antipode, naturalist Von Coren is sure that people like Laevsky are worth being destroyed. But regardless characters' will and desires, providence deals with their lives in its own way... Written by russart.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | History

User Reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

10 December 1973 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

A Bad Good Man See more »

Filming Locations:

Evpatoria, Crimea, Ukraine

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lenfilm Studio See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Sovcolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed