About the film
biography geography ethnographical
Journey Beyond Three Seas
Release Date: December 13, 1957
|Production Companies||:||Naya Sansar, Mosfilm|
|Director||:||Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, Vasily Pronin|
|Writers||:||Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, Mariya Smirnova|
This first co-production of the Soviet and Indian cinematographers is dedicated to the Tver merchant Afanasy Nikitin who in 1466-1472 blazed the trade way from Europe to India. The film is based on Nikitin’s travel notes. Starring in the film are popular Russian actor Oleg Strizhenov and India’s 1950s movie star Nargis.