The year 1829. Nikolay Gogol, a young Third Section clerk, is desperate: his own books seem shallow and mediocre, so he keeps buying entire print runs just to burn them all. He is suffering from violent epileptic seizures and struggles to keep on working. Investigator Yakov Guro accidentally witnesses one such fit and realizes that Gogol's visions contain clues that could help solve actual crimes. Together, Gogol and Guro take on a particularly weird and baffling case that brings them to a small village of Dikanka, where everyone has a huge secret to hide.

  1. Egor Baranov


  2. Kim Belov


  3. Natalya Merkulova


  4. Alexey Chupov


  5. Tikhon Kornev


Top Billed Cast

  1. Alexander Petrov

    Alexander Petrov

    Гоголь Николай Васильевич

  2. Oleg Menshikov

    Oleg Menshikov

    Яков Петрович Гуро

  3. Yan Tsapnik

    Yan Tsapnik

    Бомгарт (врач)

  4. Taisiya Vilkova

    Taisiya Vilkova

    Лиза Данишевская

  5. Yuliya Frants

    Yuliya Frants


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Gogol. The Beginning
Gogol. The Beginning



Original Title Гоголь. Начало

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 31, 2017


    Only teens the age of 16 or older can watch.

Original Language Russian

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

Revenue $7,747,660.00



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