Russian Video: Viy, or Spirit of Evil (Movie)!

Hello,

Today is Saturday so on Russian Video from Russia we are watching a movie for the weekend. As we promised we will watch another movie made by Nikolai Gogol‘s story “Viy, or Spirit of Evil“.

Viy” (Russian: Вий, Ukrainian: Вій) is a horror short story by the Ukrainian-born Russian writer Nikolai Gogol, first published in the first volume of his collection of tales entitled Mirgorod (1835). The title refers to the name of a demonic entity central to the plot.

In 1967 the short story was adapted by Georgi Kropachyov and Konstantin Yershov into the film Viy.

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Cast:
Leonid Kuravlyov as Khoma Brutus
Natalya Varley as Pannochka
Aleksei Glazyrin as Sotnik
Nikolai Kutuzov as Witch (as N. Kutuzov)
Vadim Zakharchenko as Khaliava
Pyotr Vesklyarov as Rector / Dorosh (as P. Vesklyarov)
Vladimir Salnikov as Gorobetz (as V. Salnikov)
Dmitri Kapka as Overko (as D. Kapka)
Stepan Shkurat as Yavtukh (as S. Shkurat)
G. Sochevko as Stepan

© MOSFILM, 1967.

Russian Video from Russia
Svet and Kyle

comments always welcome.

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