And Quiet Flows the Don (1958 film)

And Quiet Flows the Don (Russian: Тихий Дон, translit. Tikhiy Don) is a three-part epic 1958 Soviet film directed by Sergei Gerasimov based on the novel of the same title by Mikhail Sholokhov.[2] The first two parts of the film were released in October 1957 and the final third part in 1958. In 1958 the film won Crystal Globe award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and the Best Picture Award at the All-Union Film Festival.

And Quiet Flows the Don
The poster in English
Directed bySergei Gerasimov
Written bySergei Gerasimov
Mikhail Sholokhov (novel)
StarringPyotr Glebov
Elina Bystritskaya
Zinaida Kiriyenko, Lyudmila Khityaeva
Music byYuri Levitin
CinematographyVladimir Rapoport
Edited byNina Vasilyeva
Release date
26 October 1957
(parts 1/2)[1]
30 April 1958 (part 3)
Running time
330 minutes
CountrySoviet Union



  1. And Quiet Flows the Don at Russian website Kino-Teatr Retrieved 2011-11-04
  2. Как снимался «Тихий Дон» Archived February 15, 2008, at the Wayback Machine, Arguments and Facts - Don, September 12, 2007

See also

  • List of longest films by running time

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