Yevgeni Chervyakov

  • Vladimir Gardin – Krest i mauzer aka Cross and Mauser (1925)

    A powerful and utterly brutal Soviet propaganda broadside levelled at the Catholic church.
    Compelling in its prolific use of facial close-up shots.

    Cast note:
    Krest I Mauzer marks the first film appearance of; Nikolay Kutuzov, who would later appear in Tarkovskys Andrei Rublev (1966) and in the film Viy (1967) and Alexei Pirogov, who would go on to become a Bolshoi soloist (1931-48).Read More »

  • Yevgeni Chervyakov – Moy syn (1928)

    Synopsis: A woman announces her husband that her newborn baby isn’t his. What follows is a simple and powerful sequence of close-ups of a man caught in his mixed emotions and a woman obsessed with the child’s well-being.Read More »

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