Dersu Uzala



A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Author, Director

  2. Vladimir Arsenyev


  3. Yuriy Nagibin


Top Billed Cast

  1. Yuriy Solomin

    Yuriy Solomin


  2. Maksim Munzuk

    Maksim Munzuk

    Dersu Uzala

  3. Aleksandr Pyatkov

    Aleksandr Pyatkov


  4. Svetlana Danilchenko

    Svetlana Danilchenko

    Mrs. Arseniev

  5. Suimenkul Chokmorov

    Suimenkul Chokmorov

    Jan Bao

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Dersu Uzala
Dersu Uzala



Original Title Дерсу Узала

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 5, 1976


  • December 20, 1977


    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language Russian

Runtime 2h 21m

Budget $4,000,000.00

Revenue -



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