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ⓘ Girl Seeks Father is a 1959 Soviet drama film that was produced by Yuri Bulychyov at the Belarusfilm, directed by Lev Golub, and which stars Anna Kamenkova, Vla ..




Girl Seeks Father
                                     

ⓘ Girl Seeks Father

Girl Seeks Father is a 1959 Soviet drama film that was produced by Yuri Bulychyov at the Belarusfilm, directed by Lev Golub, and which stars Anna Kamenkova, Vladimir Guskov, Nikolai Barmin. Writers: Konstantin Gubarevich, Yevgeny Ryss. In 1959, it was the fifth film in Soviet Union in terms of the box office. It was watched by over 35 million spectators, which makes it the third watched Belarusian film ever.

                                     

1. Plot

The film was set in Russia during World War II and is about a 5-year-old girl searching for her partisan leader father while escaping from the Nazis. Nazis, trying to catch 5 years old girl to make her their hostage, because her father is the Soviet partisan commander, and young boy trying to save her. For some time, when little baby was lost in the forest alone or when Nazis finally caught two children your hope is almost broken.

                                     

2. Cast

Credited cast
  • Vladimir Guskov as Yanka, foresters grandson
  • Anna Kamenkova as Lena
  • Konstantin Bartashevich as Gunter, German Commandant
  • Yevgeni Grigorev as Konstantin Lvovich, Medical Assistant
  • Nina Grebeshkova as Anya
  • Anna Yegorova as Praskovya Ivanovna
  • Nikolai Barmin as Panas
  • Vladimir Dorofeyev as forester
Rest of cast
  • Yevgeni Polosin as The Headmen
  • Viktor Uralsky as partisan Volodya
  • Ivan Shatillo as Commissar
                                     

3. Awards

  • The 25th Annual Bengal Film Journalists Association, 1962. Ten Best Foreign Films.
  • Mar del Plata International Film Festival, 3° Edition 1960. Best Child Performance Anna Kamenkova.