Film List of Films Scored By Dmitri Shostakovich

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List of movies with music composed by Dmitri Shostakovich, listed alphabetically with trailers of the movies when available. This list includes any film scores composed by Dmitri Shostakovich, ranging from smaller indie movies to larger blockbuster pictures. Film composers are responsible for writing and composing the music that plays during the movie, which is particularly important for dramas and adventure movies- imagine what Lord of the Rings would have sounded like without an amazing score. Useful bits of trivia are can be found below, such as who directed each film scored by Dmitri Shostakovich and when the movie was first released. Dmitri Shostakovich is a world renowned film composer, so if you're a music buff use this list to find the names of Dmitri Shostakovich soundtracks that you haven't heard before.

List ranges from Rollerball to Wit and more.

This Dmitri Shostakovich films list can help answer the question, "Which movies were scored by Dmitri Shostakovich?"

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Sergei Gerasimov, Yelena Alexandrovna Kuzmina, Pyotr Sobolevsky
Alone, also known in English by the transliterated Russian title Odna, is a Soviet film released in 1931. It was written and directed by Leonid Trauberg and Grigori Kozintsev. It was originally ...more

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Georgiy Vitsin, Yuri Tolubeyev, Yuri Lyubimov
Belinsky is a 1953 Soviet film directed by Grigori Kozintsev, based on the life of Russian literary critic Vissarion Belinsky. The production of the film was completed in 1951 but it was not ...more

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Vladimir Gardin
Counterplan is a 1932 Soviet film directed by Sergei Yutkevich and Fridrikh Ermler. The film’s title-song called "The Song of the Counterplan", composed by Dmitri Shostakovich, became ...more

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Vsevolod Sanayev, Vsevolod Safonov, Nikolai Sergeyev
Five Days, Five Nights is a 1961 joint Soviet–East German film, directed by Lev Arnshtam and Heinz Thiel.

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Nikolay Cherkasov, Boris Babochkin, Alexander Borisov
Friends is a 1938 Soviet film directed by Lev Arnshtam.

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Boris Chirkov, Nikolay Cherkasov, Boris Babochkin
Girl Friends is a 1936 Soviet film directed by Lev Arnshtam. The film tells story of the friendship between three girls from Petrograd who grow up together and become nurses during the Russian ...more

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Boris Poslavsky
Golden Mountains is a 1931 Soviet silent film directed by Sergei Yutkevich. A re-edited sound version of the film as released in 1936.

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Innokenty Smoktunovsky, Anastasiya Vertinskaya, Vadim Medvedev
Hamlet is a 1964 film adaptation in Russian of William Shakespeare's play of the same title, based on a translation by Boris Pasternak. It was directed by Grigori Kozintsev and Iosif Shapiro, ...more

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Juliette Binoche, Julie Delpy, Anne-Marie Miéville
Histoire(s) du cinéma is an 8-part video project begun by Jean-Luc Godard in the late 1980s and completed in 1998. The densest, at 266 minutes the longest, and one of the most difficult ...more

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Carlos Reygadas Barguín, Alejandro Ferretis, Magdalena Flores
Japón is a 2002 film by the Mexican director Carlos Reygadas. It was Reygadas' debut feature.

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Galina Vishnevskaya, Artyom Inozemtsev
Katerina Izmailova is a 1966 Soviet film adaptation of Dmitri Shostakovich's opera Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, directed by Mikhail Shapiro. It was entered into the 1967 Cannes Film

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Donatas Banionis, Juozas Budraitis, Regimantas Adomaitis
King Lear is a 1971 Soviet film directed by Grigori Kozintsev, based on William Shakespeare's play King Lear. The Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich composed the score.

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Sergei Bondarchuk, Mikhail Zharov, Yuri Lyubimov
Michurin is a 1948 Soviet film directed by Alexander Dovzhenko about the life of Russian practitioner of selection Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin. The film is based on Dovzhenko's play Life in

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Eduard Tisse, Boris Livanov, Vladimir Popov
October: Ten Days That Shook the World is a 1928 Soviet silent propaganda film by Sergei Eisenstein and Grigori Aleksandrov. It is a celebratory dramatization of the 1917 October Revolution ...more

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Nikolay Cherkasov, Konstantin Skorobogatov, Olga Lebzak
Pirogov is a 1947 Soviet film directed by Grigori Kozintsev, based on the life of Russian scientist and doctor Nikolay Ivanovich Pirogov.

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James Caan, Maud Adams, Ralph Richardson
Rollerball is a 1975 dystopian sports action science fiction film, which Norman Jewison directed from a screenplay dramatized by William Harrison, who adapted his own short story which had first ...more

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Yuri Tolubeyev, Tatyana Pelttser, Konstantin Skorobogatov
Simple People is a 1945 Soviet film directed by Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg. The film, along with the second part of Eisenstein's Ivan the Terrible was harshly criticized by Andrei ...more

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Vladislav Strzhelchik, Yefim Kopelyan, Boris Khmelnitsky
Sofiya Perovskaya is a 1967 Soviet drama film directed by Lev Arnshtam. The film is based on the life of Sofiya Perovskaya, member of Narodnaya Volya, executed for taking part in planning the ...more

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Ben Kingsley, Peter Woodthorpe, Robert Stephens
Testimony: The Story of Shostakovich is a 1988 British musical drama film directed by Tony Palmer and starring Ben Kingsley, Sherry Baines and Robert Stephens. The film is based on the memoirs ...more

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The D Train
The D Train is a 2011 short film directed by Jay Rosenblatt.

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Jan Werich, Boris Andreyev, Mikheil Gelovani
The Fall of Berlin is a 1950 war drama film written by Mikheil Chiaureli and Pyotr Pavlenko and directed by Mikheil Chiaureli.

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Vadim Medvedev, Ruben Simonov, Vladimir Etush
The Gadfly is a 1955 Soviet drama film directed by Aleksandr Fajntsimmer based on the novel The Gadfly by Ethel Lilian Voynich.

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Nikolay Bogolyubov
The Great Citizen was the first Soviet made for TV movie. Made on March 25, 1938, it was directed by Fridrikh Ermler . A fictionalized biography of Sergei Kirov, the film was intended as ...more

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Vsevolod Pudovkin, Oleg Zhakov, Sergei Gerasimov
The New Babylon is a 1929 silent film written and directed by Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg. The film deals with the 1871 Paris Commune and the events leading to it, and follows the ...more

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Mikhail Zharov, Aleksandr Chistiakov, Boris Chirkov
The Return of Maxim is a 1937 Soviet film directed by Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg, the second part of trilogy about the life of a young factory worker, Maxim. In July 1914, the ...more