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Film poster
Directed bySergei Yutkevich
Written bySergei Yutkevich
Based onOthello by William Shakespeare
StarringSergei Bondarchuk
Andrei Popov
Irina Skobtseva
Vladimir Soshalsky
Yevgeny Vesnik
CinematographyYevgeny Andrikanis
Music byAram Khachaturian
Release date
  • 1955 (1955)
Running time
107 minutes
CountrySoviet Union

Othello (Russian: Отелло) is a 1955 Soviet drama film directed by Sergei Yutkevich,[1][2] based on the play Othello by William Shakespeare. It was entered into the 1956 Cannes Film Festival, where Yutkevich received the Best Director Award.[3]



  1. ^ "Sergei Yutkevich's Othello Revisited: A View from the 21st Century". Research Gate. Retrieved 3 March 2021.
  2. ^ "The Moor of Hollywood: An analysis of Oliver Parker's Othello". lbennie. Retrieved 3 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Othello". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 5 February 2009.

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