Dersu Uzala(Movie, 1975)

Original title: "Дерсу Узала" (Russian/RU)
| 2h 21min | Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama
Dersu UzalaRating: 4.1/5 (with 114 votes)
Dersu Uzala (Russian: Дерсу Узала, Japanese: デルス·ウザーラ, romanized: Derusu Uzāra; alternative U.S. title: Dersu Uzala: The Hunter) is a 1975 Soviet-Japanese co-production film directed by Akira Kurosawa, his first and only non-Japanese-language film and his first and only 70mm film. The film is based on the 1923 memoir Dersu Uzala (which took its name from the native trapper) by Russian explorer Vladimir Arsenyev, about his exploration of the Sikhote-Alin region of the Russian Far East over the course of multiple expeditions in the early 20th century. Shot almost entirely outdoors in the Russian Far East wilderness, the film explores the theme of a native of the forests who is fully integrated into his environment, leading a style of life that will inevitably be destroyed by the advance of civilization. It is also about the growth of respect and deep friendship between two men of profoundly different backgrounds, and about the difficulty of coping with the loss of strength and ability that comes with old age. The film won the 1976 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, the Golden Prize and the Prix FIPRESCI at the 9th Moscow International Film Festival and a number... ()
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Awards & Nominations for Dersu Uzala

Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

About Dersu Uzala

A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.

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Trailer for Dersu Uzala + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Дерсу Узала (Uzala der Kirgise) (Dersu Uzala) (Dersou Ouzala) (Trailer)(Trailer, 2:56)

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Additional Information

Production countries: Japan, Russia, Soviet Union
Plays in: Soviet Union
Based on: "Dersu Uzala" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: Russian (RU)
Spoken languages: Russian (RU)
Translated into 20 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 12/20/1977 (World premiere: 08/02/1975)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Producer: Nikolay Sizov
Director of Photography: Asakazu Nakai, Yuriy Gantman, Fyodor Dobronravov
Composer: Isaac Schwartz
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Dersoe Oezala"
"Дерсу Узала"
"Uzala, der Kirgise"
"Dersu Uzala - El cazador"
"L'aigle de la Taiga"
"Dersu Uzala il piccolo uomo delle grandi pianure"
"Derusu Uzara"
"Águia da Estepe"
"Дерсу Узала"
"El águila de las llanuras"
Budget: 4,000,000 USD
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

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