Oblomov

Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov

Year: 1980
Running Time: 142
Color Type: Color
Country: Russia
Language: Russian w/English subt. [audio]
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Oblomov

Cast
Oleg Tabakov
Elena Solovei

Crew
Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov


Nikita Mikhalkov (Burnt by the Sun) has a reputation as an actor's director, adroitly guiding his players through complex material and obtaining some of the finest performances in Soviet cinema. Nowhere is this more apparent than in Oblomov, his moving and authentic distillation of Ivan Goncharov's great 19th century tragi-comic novel.

Oleg Tabakov brings to the title role a delicate dignity as the gentle aristocrat who would rather sleep than compete in a modern world of expanding industrialization -- a character lovable and ludicrous. And Elena Solovei invests with giddy charm her role of the delightful country belle, Olga, with whom Oblomov has a brief springtime of passion.

Set in glittery St. Petersburg during the heyday of the czars, Oblomov is also full of enchanting scenes of lush interiors and ravishing landscapes. The delicate story about friendship, family, and daydreams becomes a warmly nostalgic portrait of Russia before the turn of the century. Kino presents Mikhalkov's Oblomov on video in this new, digitally remastered version.

Reviews

"A grand masterpiece..a work of supreme art" - The New York Post

"Brilliant...marvelous...a triumph." - Newsweek



Awards

  • Best Foreign Film Language Film National Board of Review
    Official Selection Toronto International Film Festival

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