Overview

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. Kim Belov

    Screenplay

  2. Natalya Merkulova

    Screenplay

  3. Alexey Chupov

    Screenplay

  4. Egor Baranov

    Director

  5. Tikhon Kornev

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Alexander Petrov

    Alexander Petrov

    Gogol Nikolai Vasilievich

  2. Oleg Menshikov

    Oleg Menshikov

    Guro Yakov Petrovich

  3. Yan Tsapnik

    Yan Tsapnik

  4. Taisiya Vilkova

    Taisiya Vilkova

  5. Sergey Badyuk

    Sergey Badyuk

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Gogol. The Beginning
Gogol. The Beginning

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Original Title Гоголь. Начало

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 31, 2017
    16+
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    (For children above 16) – Unsuitable for children under 16.

Original Language Russian

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

Revenue $7,747,660.00

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