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Khovanshchina (Russian: Хованщина) is a 1959 Soviet film, released the following year, directed by Vera Stroyeva and based on the eponymous opera by 19th-century Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky. For his adaptation of Mussorgsky's score, Dmitri Shostakovich was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Scoring of a Musical Picture. The music was conducted by Evgeny Svetlanov.

Khovanshchina
Хованщина
Khovanshchina (film).jpg
Directed byVera Stroyeva
Written byAnna Abramova
Dmitri Shostakovich
StarringMark Reizen
Aleksej Krivchenya
Anton Grigoryev
Music byModest Mussorgsky
(Adapted by Dmitri Shostakovich)
CinematographyV.V. Dombrovsky
Production
company
Distributed byArtkino Pictures (United States)
Release date
  • 1960 (1960)
Running time
124 minutes
CountrySoviet Union
LanguageRussian

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  1. ^ Maya Plisetskaya (2001). I, Maya Plisetskaya. Yale University Press. p. 188. ISBN 978-0-300-08857-1.

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