The Inner Circle


2h 14m 1991

Brief Synopsis

The story of Josef Stalin's inner circle, focusing on his personal projectionist, a relatively uneducated man put in an influential position, and his slow realization of Stalin's evil.

Film Details

Also Known As
Cercle des Intimes, Le, Il Proiezionista, Inner Circle, Inre kretsen, Le Cercle des Intimes, Proiezionista, círculo del poder, El
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Distribution Company
SONY PICTURES RELEASING/SONY PICTURES RELEASING INTERNATIONAL
Location
Moscow, Soviet Union

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 14m

Synopsis

The story of Josef Stalin's inner circle, focusing on his personal projectionist, a relatively uneducated man put in an influential position, and his slow realization of Stalin's evil.

Crew

Julie Adams

Dialogue Coach

Renato Agostini

Special Effects Supervisor

David Anderson

Dubbing Mixer

Stephanie Anderson

Story By

Naida Arbuzova-iacoviello

Production Assistant

Edward Artemiev

Music

Karen Bagdasaryain

Production Assistant

Laura Balbi

Associate Producer

Roberto Biagioni

Assistant Producer

Ekaterina Bogachiova

Wardrobe Assistant

Danilo Bollettini

Special Effects

Claudio Bonivento

Producer

Alfredo Bramucci

Gaffer

Geoff R. Brown

Assistant Sound Editor

Martin Bruce-clayton

Production Manager

Perry Bullington

Casting

Olivier Burgaud

Boom Operator

Sheila Chandler

Post-Production Accountant

Juri Cherniayev

Other

Aldo Chessari

Video

Mark Christopher

Music

Giannetto De Rossi

Makeup Artist

Cristina Derossi

Makeup Assistant

Mirella Sforza Derossi

Hair

Benito Desalve

Assistant Producer

Lucia Dicesare

Assistant

Stefan Djeleneo

Assistant Director

Konstantin Dobavkin

Other

Grigory Dorofeev

Researcher

Elena Dorofeeva

Assistant Director

Alexei Dorozhkin

Other

Richard Dunford

Dialogue Editor

Louis Elman

Adr

Paul Elman

Assistant Editor

Martin Evans

Foley Editor

Carla Ferroni

Other

Richard Fettes

Assistant Sound Editor

Sergey Firstov

Production Assistant

Nelli Fomina

Costume Designer

Marina Fotieva

Assistant Director

Ezio Frigerio

Production Designer

Antonio Gabrielli

Production Manager

Maria Rosaria Galante

Assistant Costume Designer

Anna Maria Galvinelli

Production Coordinator

Sergey Gessler

Production Assistant

Gianni Giovagnoni

Art Director

Alberto Grassi

Generator Operator

Oleg Grinchishin

Grip

Ennio Guarnieri

Director Of Photography

Ennio Guarnieri

Dp/Cinematographer

Jill Gurr

Script Supervisor

Evgeny Guslinsky

Camera Operator

Zena Hambly

Assistant

Michael Hart

Adr Editor

Nick Hartley

Music

Bob Hathaway

Music Editor

John Hayward

Dubbing Mixer

Roy Helmrich

Assistant Editor

Derek J Holding

Dialogue Editor

Matt Howe

Music

Andrei Ignatov

Grip

Oleg Ikhlov

Assistant Camera Operator

Pietro Innocenti

Production Associate

Kevin Jacobs

Music

Eddy Joseph

Sound Editor

Lubov Kabanova

Unit Manager Assistant

Denis Kladienko

Assistant Art Director

Felix Kleiman

Assistant Director

Nina Kolodkina

Makeup Artist

Andrei Konchalovsky

Screenplay

Carlo Labella

Color

Gaetano Larocca

Assistant Producer

Jean-claude Laureux

Sound Mixer

Nicolas Lemessurier

Dubbing Mixer

Christopher Lloyd

Editor

Tatiana Lomovzeva

Makeup Assistant

Robert Macdonald

Casting

Oleg Mamatov

Other

Aldo Marchiori

Camera Operator

Irina Martynova

Assistant

Giulia Maura

Post-Production Coordinator

Leonid Melamud

Production Assistant

Igor Meronkov

Assistant Art Director

Aleksandr Mikotin

Gaffer

Vladimir Murzin

Art Director

Aleksandr Myagkov

Assistant Director

Vecheslav Novikov

Gaffer

Victor Nunes

Assistant Sound Editor

Tamara Odintsova

Assistant Director

Juri Oreshkin

Other

Alan J Paley

Adr Editor

Anna Pesaresi

Production Accountant

Valentina Pimankina

Hair

Pavel Pliurhin

Production Assistant

Francesco Quattrone

Gaffer

Henry Richardson

Editor

Olga Rumyantseva

Production Assistant

Mark Sale

Assistant Editor

Michael Saxton

Post-Production Supervisor

Valery Sobiraisky

Grip

Stefano Spadoni

Location Manager

Natasha Srahovo

Assistant Editor

Brigitte Taillandier

Boom Operator

Giacomo Tomaselli

Key Grip

Sergio Tomaselli

Other

Sergio Tomaselli

Grip

Gianfranco Torinti

Assistant Camera Operator

Lucio Trentini

Production Supervisor

Anatoli Usov

Screenplay

Pietro Valsecchi

Producer

Eric Veisberg

Production Manager

Elena Veliaminova

Wardrobe Assistant

Vladimir Vinogradov

Music

Tatiana Voronova

Assistant Director

Ray Williams

Music Supervisor

Viktor Yakushev

Gaffer

Tamara Zueva

Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Cercle des Intimes, Le, Il Proiezionista, Inner Circle, Inre kretsen, Le Cercle des Intimes, Proiezionista, círculo del poder, El
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Distribution Company
SONY PICTURES RELEASING/SONY PICTURES RELEASING INTERNATIONAL
Location
Moscow, Soviet Union

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 14m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Expanded Release in United States January 17, 1992

Released in United States February 1992

Released in United States on Video July 15, 1992

Released in United States Winter December 25, 1991

Shown at Berlin Film Festival (in competition) February 13-24, 1992.

Began shooting August 20, 1990.

For the first time in motion picture history, scenes were filmed inside the Kremlin, the KGB headquarters and the Soviet Red Army's war college.

Expanded Release in United States January 17, 1992

Released in United States February 1992 (Shown at Berlin Film Festival (in competition) February 13-24, 1992.)

Released in United States on Video July 15, 1992

Released in United States Winter December 25, 1991