Failure of Engineer Garin

Failure of Engineer Garin

Failure of Engineer Garin (, translit.Krakh inzhenera Garina) is a 1973 Soviet television film in four parts loosely based on a novel Hyperboloid of Engineer Garin by Alexei Tolstoy. Produced by Lenfilm by the order of Gosteleradio of USSR


A Russian engineer Petr Garin possesses a unique beam-shooting weapon that can destroy any target on practically any distance. Staging his death he emigrates from Russia as a French merchant and tries to find contacts with the head of one of the largest financial trusts in Europe, Mr. Rolling. The final goal of Garin is to rule the world.

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    director Leonid Kvinikhidze
    editor Alexandra Borovskaya
    genre crime mystery science fiction
    musicBy Vladislav Uspensky
    productionCompany Lenfilm
    theme speculative stag