Skaz o kholope NikishkeAdditional title: Tale of serf Nikishka
NamesBaryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)Evteeva, Elena Viktorovna, 1947- (Dancer)Osipenko, Alla Evgenʹevna (Dancer)Markovsky, John (Dancer)Ostrovskiĭ, V. (Dancer)Okunt͡sov, Viktor, 1924-2005 (Director)Meskhiev, Dmitriĭ, 1925-1983 (Cinematographer)Lukonina, Larisa, 1934-2008 (Set designer)Kamilov, Marat (Composer)Laskari, Kirill Aleksandrovich, 1936-2009 (Screenwriter)Laskari, Kirill Aleksandrovich, 1936-2009 (Choreographer)Deshkovskiĭ, S. (Sound designer)Zaĭ︠t︡seva, V. (Stage manager)Vanderflaas, L. (Film editor)
Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1969Place: Leningrad (R.S.F.S.R.)Place: Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 23
TopicsDanceBaryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-Ballet
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed danceMotion picturesMusic
NotesStatement of responsibility: Leningradskoe Televidenie.Content: Title transcribed from opening credits on the videocassette. Alternate title taken from the English translation.Content: Date taken from notes on production.Creation/production credits: Music by M. Kamilov ; screen writer and choreographer, K. Laskari ; director, V. Okun︠t︡sov ; cinematography by D. Meskhiev ; set designer, L. Lukonina ; sound engineer, S. Deshkovskiĭ ; installation by V. Zaĭ︠t︡seva ; editor, L. Vanderflaas.Performers: M. Baryshnikov (Nikishka) ; E. Evteeva (Lada) ; A. Osipenko (Pti︠t︡sa) ; D. Markovskiĭ (Groznyĭ) ; V. Ostrovskiĭ (Bo︠i︡arin) ; supporting cast, actors of Leningrad theaters.Venue: Broadcast 1971 Russia.Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (44 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionA ballet in which Nikishka, a Russian peasant boy, observes birds flying and creates a set of wings. Unfortunately, his invention comes to the attention of Tsar Ivan the Terrible. After menacing the village, the Tsar and his men throw Nikishka in prison. Nikishka's girlfriend attempts to release him, but he realizes he can never truly be free. When the Tsar's men take him away from his village, Nikishka dreams of flying away.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19832096Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 816be7c0-f741-0130-816b-3c075448cc4b
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