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Prisoner of the Volga

Prisoner of the Volga

A Feature film by Viktor Tourjansky

Release in France : 12/08/1959

    Synopsis

    Alexey (John Derek) is a soldier in the Czar's army whose fiancée is raped by a general. In retaliation, Alexey attacks the general and is sentenced to prison in Siberia. Thanks to the heroics of his bride-to-be he escapes, but she is killed in helping him. Alexey ends up with some boatman plying their trade on the Volga, and he bides his time as he plots to bring justice to the general. Meanwhile, an attractive gypsy woman (Elsa Martinelli) enters his life.

    Actors (12)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Co-productions :

    Fides, Rialto Films

    French distribution :

    Lux Compagnie Cinématographique de France

    Foreign production companies :

    Transmonde Film, Regina-Film

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (6)

    Screenwriter :

    Damiano Damiani

    Co-producers :

    Pierre Bochart, Ernest Rupp

    Editor :

    Roberto Cinquini

    Foreign Producer :

    Preben Philipsen

    Director of Photography :

    Mario Montuori

    Music Composer :

    Norbert Glanzberg

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1959

    French release :

    12/08/1959

    Runtime :

    1 h 43 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    21030

    Visa issue date :

    22/04/1959

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color