The Rumyantsev Case

The Rumyantsev Case (Russian: Дело Румянцева) is a 1955 Soviet crime film directed by Iosif Kheyfits.[1]

The Rumyantsev Case
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Directed byIosif Kheifits
Written byYury German
Iosif Kheyfits
StarringAleksey Batalov
Ninel Podgornaya
Sergey Lukyanov
Nikolai Kryuchkov
Music byVenedict Pushkov
CinematographyLev Sokolsky
Moses Magid
Release date
  • June 7, 1955 (1955-06-07)
Running time
97 minutes
CountrySoviet Union


Young truck-driver Sasha Rumyantsev, trying to avoid running over a child, has an accident, his car crashes into a brick wall. Rumyantsev receives minor injuries, but his occasional passenger, a girl named Klavdya, is injured more seriously. Rumyantsev faces prosecution, but the investigator finds out the real reason of the accident and finds Rumyatsev innocent.

Sasha and Klavdya fall in love with each other, they are ready for living together and plan a wedding, but Rumyantsev falls into trouble again ... Rumyantsev's chief Korol'kov, scoundrel and drunkard, draws Sasha into his illegal enterprise. Because of Korol'kov, Rumyantsev becomes an accomplice in theft: he carries stolen goods in his truck. Rumyantsev is arrested, the police captain who investigates the case is unconditionally sure that the driver is guilty. However, the experienced сolonel Afanasyev believes Rumyantsev and exposes the real criminals.


  • Production design by Isaak Kaplan, Berta Manevich
  • Set decoration by Yu. Freydlin
  • Makeup department by V. Sokolov



  1. ^ "КиноПоиск.ru - Все фильмы планеты".