Katka-bumazhnyy ranet (1926)

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Katka-bumazhnyy ranet (1926)

Paper rennet is a sort of apples a pregnant girl sells illegally to make her living in the city. There is a story of two people saving each to overcome all obstacles and there are another two people ending their story in a crime.
Soviet Union
IMDb  7.2 /10
Creators
Director Fridrikh Ermler
Director Eduard Ioganson
Writer Mikhail Borisoglebsky
Writer Boris Leonidov
Information
Release Date1926-12-25
Runtime1h 14mins
GenreDrama
Content Rating
Awards
CompanySovkino
CountrySoviet Union
LanguageNone
Veronika Buzhinskaya
Veronika Buzhinskaya
Katka
Bella Chernova
Bella Chernova
Verka
Fyodor Nikitin
Fyodor Nikitin
Vadka - nicknamed 'Tiligent'
Valeri Solovtsov
Valeri Solovtsov
Syomka
Tatyana Okova
Tatyana Okova
Praskeva Krutikova - Verka's Landlord (as T. Okova)
Syomka's Helper
Valeri Plotnikov
Valeri Plotnikov

Katka's Reinette Apples

Katka's Reinette Apples (Russian: Катька бумажный ранет, romanized: Katka-bumazhnyy ranet) is a 1926 Soviet silent drama film directed by Fridrikh Ermler and Eduard Ioganson.

The film's art direction was by Yevgeni Yenej.


Plot

The film is set in Soviet Russia during the mid-1920s. The family of a young peasant woman Katya (Veronica Buzhinskaya) is left without a single food source when their cow dies. To save money for a new Jersey, Katya leaves her native village to work in Leningrad. Once she is in the big city, she falls in with a bad crowd by associating with the thief Syomka Zhgut (Valery Solovtsov). The girl starts to sell Reinette apples to earn money for a living and for the aforementioned new cow. Soon after meeting Syomka, Katya becomes pregnant and gives birth to his child. Once on the street, Katya meets a downtrodden homeless intellectual Vadka Zavrazhina (Fedor Nikitin), nicknamed "Tiligent". Taking pity on him, she invites him to her place.


Cast

  • Veronika Buzhinskaya as Katka
  • Bella Chernova as Verka
  • Yakov Gudkin as Semka's companion
  • Fyodor Nikitin as Vadka Zavrazhin or "Tiligent"
  • Tatyana Okova
  • Valeri Plotnikov
  • Valeri Solovtsov as Syomka Zhgut
  • Eduard Ioganson as Drunk in the restaurant

Interesting Facts

  • One of the directors of the film, Edward Johanson in a cameo plays a man who tries to get a goat tied to the table to drink.
  • In the original version of the script Katka and Syomka's baby dies.

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