Seventeen Moments of Spring (Episode 9) (1973) movie

Seventeen Moments of Spring (Episode 9) (1973) movie

Seventeen Moments of Spring (Russian: Семнадцать мгновений весны, translit. Semnadtsat’ mgnoveniy vesny) is a 1973 Soviet twelve-part television series, directed by Tatyana Lioznova and based on the novel of the same title by Yulian Semyonov.

The series portrays the exploits of Maxim Isaev, a Soviet spy operating in Nazi Germany under the name Max Otto von Stierlitz, depicted by Vyacheslav Tikhonov. Stierlitz is tasked with disrupting the negotiations between Karl Wolff and Allen Dulles taking place in Switzerland, aimed at forging a separate peace between Germany and the Western Allies.

The series is considered the most successful Soviet espionage thriller ever made, and is one of the most popular television series in Russian history.

Seventeen Moments of Spring (Episode 9) (1973) movie

Genres: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Production Co: Gorky Film Studio

Directed by Tatyana Lioznova
Created by Yulian Semyonov
Based on Seventeen Moments of Spring by Yulian Semyonov
Screenplay by Yulian Semyonov, Tatyana Lioznova
Cinematography by Pyotr Kataev
Theme music composer: Mikael Tariverdiev
Narrated by Yefim Kopelyan

Cast:
Vyacheslav Tikhonov as Max Otto von Stierlitz
Yevgeniy Yevstigneyev as Professor Pleischner
Lev Durov as Klaus
Svetlana Svetlichnaya as Gabi Nabel
Nikolai Volkov as Erwin Kinn
Yekaterina Gradova as Katherin Kinn
Oleg Tabakov as Walter Schellenberg
Leonid Bronevoy as Heinrich Müller
Mikhail Zharkovsky as Ernst Kaltenbrunner
Emilia Milton as Mrs Saurich
Otto Mellies as Helmut Kolder
Olga Soshnikova as Barbara Krein
Nikolai Prokopovich as Heinrich Himmler
Yevgeniy Kuznetsov as Friedrich Wilhelm Krüger
Edvard Izotov as Rudolf Schmundt
Vladimir Udalov as Wilhelm Burgdorf
Rostislav Plyatt as Pastor Fritz Schlag
Yuri Vizbor as Martin Bormann
Nikolai Gritsenko as General in the train
Leonid Kuravlyov as Kurt Eismann
Fritz Diez as Adolf Hitler
Vasily Lanovoy as Karl Wolff
Valentin Gaft as Gaevernitz
Vladimir Kenigson as Krause
Eleonora Shashkova as Isaev’s wife
Alexei Safonov as Jürgen Rolf
Konstantin Zheldin as Wilhelm Holthoff
Lavrentiy Masokha as Scholz
Andro Kobaladze as Joseph Stalin
Wilhelm Burmeier as Hermann Göring
Yan Yanakiev as Eugen Dollmann
Vyacheslav Shalevich as Allen Dulles
Alexey Eybozhenko as Husmann
Vladimir Emelyanov as Wilhelm Keitel
Alexei Boryashinov as Albert Speer