The Republic of ShKID

The Republic of ShKID (1966)


The film is based on the eponymous book, written by two former street gangsters - Grigori Belykh and Leonid Panteleyev. Film is set in the 1920s St. Petersburg, Russia. Streets of the city are full of the homeless boys. They are caught to be raised and educated at the correction school named after Dostoevsky. The boys are street smart and difficult. But the faculty stands up to the challenge. The teaches are being devoted and caring, and gradually win the respect of the most difficult kids. The school director Vicknixor is a refined intellectual, who becomes a role model for the boys.

Director: Gennadi Poloka

The Republic of ShKID Viooz
Release Date: 1966-01-01
Status: Released
Run time: 103 min / 1:43
Production Company : Lenfilm
Production Country: Russian Federation


Sergei Yursky
as ВикНикСор
Yuliya Burygina
as ЭлАнЛюм
Pavel Luspekayev
as КостАлМед
Vera Titova
as Марта
Лев Вайнштейн
as Янкель
Viktor Perevalov
as Гога
Aleksandr Kavalerov
as Мамочка
Yuri Rychkov
as Купа Купыч Гениальный
Анатолий Подшивалов
as Цыган
Nikolai Godovikov
as Беспризорник


Directing Gennadi Poloka Director
Writing Григорий Белых Writer
Writing Леонид Пантелеев Writer

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