We Are Going to America

We Are Going to America

DVD (Special Edition / Full Frame)


In this Russian comedy, a family leaves Russia to find a new life in the New World at the turn-of-the-century. The film chronicles their journey. It is based on a story by Sholom Aleichem and is told from the viewpoint of an 11-year old boy, Motl, whose father, a choirmaster, was killed. His mother has great hope as she uproots her family to head for the New World. They endure a lively train ride, and are then held in a border town. The family must wait while the authorities argue their fate. While waiting Motl gets involved in some strange meetings, including one with a "shtetl witch."

Product Details

Release Date: 09/27/2011
UPC: 0736899133023
Original Release: 1992
Source: Facets
Region Code: 0
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:58:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dima Davydov Motl
Lyubov Rumyantseva Actor
Semen Strugachev Actor
Vadim Danilevsky Actor
Danuta Slavgorodskaya Actor
Baiba Kranats Actor
Mariya Barabanova Actor
Larisa Polyakova Actor
Vladimir Rozhin Actor
Rafail Mishulovich Actor
Marina Karasyova Actor

Technical Credits
Efim Gribov Director,Screenwriter
Elena Amshinskaya Producer
Pavel Barsky Cinematographer
Alikper Gasan-Zade Musical Direction/Supervision
Mikhail Gluz Score Composer
Arkadiy Krasilshchikov Screenwriter
Tamara Lipartiya Editor
Denis Shchiglovsky Cinematographer
Irina Surogina Art Director
Alexander Yurov Art Director

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- We Are Going to America
2. Scene 1 [2:59]
3. Scene 2 [3:00]
4. Scene 3 [3:00]
5. Scene 4 [3:00]

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