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The film is Sokurov's feature film debut and is based on the novel The River Potudan by Andrei Platonov. It's a story about the lives of people in the Russian countryside in the beginning of the 20th century. The film was completed in 1979 as a graduation film, but was banned by the Soviet state and didn't premiere until 1987.

  1. Aleksandr Sokurov


  2. Andrey Platonov


  3. Yuriy Arabov


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tatyana Goryacheva

  2. Andrey Gradov

    Andrey Gradov


  3. Vladimir Degtyarev

    Vladimir Degtyarev

  4. Vladimir Gladyshev

  5. Nikolay Kochegarov

    Nikolay Kochegarov

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The Lonely Voice of Man
The Lonely Voice of Man


Original Title Одинокий голос человека

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 7, 1978


Original Language Russian

Runtime 1h 27m

Budget -

Revenue -



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