Tchaikovsky (film)

Tchaikovsky (Russian: Чайковский) is a 1970 Soviet biopic film directed by Igor Talankin. It featured Innokenty Smoktunovsky in the role of the famous Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. It was nominated for the 1971 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film as well as the Academy Award for Original Song Score and Adaptation.[1]

Original Russian film poster
Directed byIgor Talankin
Written byBudimir Metalnikov
Yuri Nagibin
Igor Talankin
StarringInnokenty Smoktunovsky
Antonina Shuranova
Kirill Lavrov
Vladislav Strzhelchik
Music byDimitri Tiomkin
Release date
  • 1970 (1970)
Running time
157 minutes
CountrySoviet Union


See also


  1. "The 44th Academy Awards (1972) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-11-27.
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