New Horizons / The Vyborg Side (1939) movie

New Horizons / The Vyborg Side (1939) movie

The Vyborg Side (Russian: Выборгская сторона, translit. Vyborgskaya storona) is a 1939 Soviet drama film directed by Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg, the final part of trilogy about the life of a young factory worker, Maxim. The film was also released in the United States under the title New Horizons.

Following the Russian Revolution, Maksim is appointed state commissar in charge of the national bank. With great efforts, he learns the complexies of the banking trade and begins to fight off sabotaging underlings. Dymba, now a violent enemy of the Republic, tries to rob a wine store but is arrested with Maksim’s help. Maksim also exposes a conspiracy of a group of tsarist officers who prepare an attempt against Lenin. He then joins the Red Army in its fight against the German occupation.

New Horizons / The Vyborg Side (1939) movie

Genres: Drama
Production Co: Lenfilm Studio

Directed by Grigori Kozintsev, Leonid Trauberg
Writing Credits: Grigori Kozintsev, Leonid Trauberg
Music by Dmitri Shostakovich
Cinematography by Georgi Filatov, Andrei Moskvin

Cast:
Boris Chirkov as Maksim
Valentina Kibardina as Natasha
Mikhail Zharov as Platon Vassilievich Dymba
Natalya Uzhviy as Yevdokia Ivanovna Kozlova
Yuri Tolubeyev as Yegor Bugai
Anatoli Kuznetsov as Worker’s Deputy Turayev
Boris Zhukovsky as Defense Attorney
Aleksandr Chistyakov as Mishchenko
Nikolai Kryuchkov as soldier
Vasili Merkuryev as student
Mikheil Gelovani as Stalin
Leonid Lyubashevsky as Sverdlov
Maksim Shtraukh as Lenin
Ivan Nazarov as Lapshin
Dmitri Dudnikov as Ropshin