The First Circle

  • 1977
  • 3 HR 09 MIN
  • NR
  • Drama

Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s international best-seller vividly relocated Dante’s inferno to a Russian gulag in which Stalin is Satan and Russian penal colonies hell-holes. Unfotunately, the combination of Sheldon Larry's static direction and the cast's mishmash of accents keep this television adaptation from achieving the same power and profundity. more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
M. Charles Cohen
Source (1 Credit)
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Producer (1 Credit)
Claude Heroux
Exec. Producer (4 Credits)
Claude Desire
Jean Gauthier
Pat Ferns
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Editor (1 Credit)
Debra Karen
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Production Designer (2 Credits)
Charles Dunlop
Jean-Michel Hugon
Set Decorator (2 Credits)
Josiane Noreau
Nicole Legare
Costumes (1 Credit)
Danielle Colin-Linard
Casting (1 Credit)
Deirdre Bowen
Sound (2 Credits)
Luc Boudrias
Michel Descombes
Make Up (2 Credits)
Marie-Helen Duget
Sylvie Aid

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