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1612: Chronicles of the Dark Time is a film of genre Drama directed by Vladimir Khotinenko released in USA on 11 november 2007 with Michał Żebrowski

1612: Chronicles of the Dark Time (2007)

1612: Хроники смутного времени

1612: Chronicles of the Dark Time
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Released in USA 11 november 2007
Length 2h23
Genres Drama,    Adventure,    Historical
Rating56% 2.801362.801362.801362.801362.80136

1612 is a 2007 Russian historical fantasy film about the 17th century Time of Troubles and the Polish–Muscovite War with the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. It was directed by Vladimir Khotinenko and produced by Nikita Mikhalkov. The film was released on November 1, 2007, to coincide with the celebrations of National Unity Day on November 4 that marks the expulsion of Polish troops from Moscow.

Synopsis

The film is set in Russia during the Time of Troubles, a period of civil disorder, famine and Polish invasion that followed the fall of the Rurik dynasty, which had ruled Russia in various capacities from 862 to 1598. The protagonist, Andrey, had been a servant at Tsar Boris Godunov's court while he was a boy, where he became the sole witness to the murder of the tsar's family by the order of plotting boyars. Andrey is sold to slavery. Now, seven years later, he is bought by a Spanish mercenary, Alvaro Borja, who seeks to profit over this war by fighting for the Polish invading army. The company falls prey to a band of robbers and Alvaro is killed. Andrey and his friend Kostka know that serfs without a master are considered like runaways and will be hanged. Andrey disguises himself in his dead master's clothes and assumes his name, taking the guise of a "Spanish knight.

Actors

Michał Żebrowski

(Jan Skrzetuski)
Pyotr Kislov

(Andrei)
Artur Smolyaninov

(Kostka)
Mikhaïl Poretchenkov

(Prince Dmitri Pozharsky)
Marat Basharov

(Commandant Navoloka)
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