Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The Pathfinder

Следопыт – Russian title
Sledopyt – Russian title
Der Pfadfinder - German title
The Pathfinder – English title

A 1987 U.S.S.R production [Gorky Films (Moscow)]
Producer: Zinovi Genzer, Pavel Lyubimov
Director: Pavel Lyubimov
Story: James Fenimore Cooper
Screenplay: Pavel Lyubimov
Cinematography: Anatoli Grishko [color]
Music: Yuri Saulsky
Running time: 91 minutes

Natt Bumppo – Andris Zagars (Adrejs Zagars)
Mabel – Anastasiya Nemolyayeva
Craig – Emmanuil Vitorgan
Marquis Sangli – Andrei Mironov
Arrowhead – Aleksandr Glazun
Sergeant Duncan – Yuri Avsharov
Jenny – Tatyana Augskap
Uncas – Kirill Avenirov
Sandy – Sergei Koyalyov
June Dew – Alla Plotkina
Sahen – Yevgeni Yevstigneyev
Kan – Georgi Yumatov
Captain Jasper - Uesterna Igor Rogachyov

In 1758, young Mabel Duncan, the 16-year-old daughter of a British sergeant has come to be with her father at the British fort on the banks of Lake Ontario. She is embroiled in a complicated intriguing adventure engineered by the French scout Sangli. In addition, the girl faces another danger - she is kidnapped by the Seneca tribe to divert the garrison stationed at the fort. Standing in their their way is a young hunter, known as Pathfinder. He is in love with Mabel, and ready to defend her at all costs.