Pugachev (film)

Directed by Aleksei Saltykov
Produced by Aleksei Saltykov
Written by Eduard Volodarsky
Starring Yevgeny Matveyev
Vija Artmane
Music by Andrei Eshpai
Cinematography Igor Chernykh
Distributed by Mosfilm
Release dates
Running time
156 min.
Country Soviet Union USSR
Language Russian

Pugachev (Russian: Емельян Пугачёв) is a 1978 biopic film, directed by Aleksei Saltykov and starring Yevgeny Matveyev and Vija Artmane. This film was honored with a special prize at All-Union Film Festival in 1979.[1]


Pugachev is historical drama about revolt under direction of Yemelyan Pugachev playing by Yevgeny Matveyev during the reign of Catherine II of Russia playing by Vija Artmane.

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  1. "Yemelyan Pugachev." (in Russian). kino-teatr.ru. Retrieved October 29, 2009.

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