Dersu Uzala

Дерсу Узала = The hunter - Dersu Uzala

The hunter

DVD | Russian
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Tells of the friendship between Vladimir Arsenyev, a well-known Soviet explorer, and his guide, Dersu Uzala. It is the story of a man's unity with nature and of the struggle for survival in the wilderness.


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«Дерсу́ Узала́» — советско-японский художественный фильм Акиры Куросавы, созданный в 1975 году по мотивам произведений В. К. Арсеньева.

Set at the turn of the twentieth century, the film tells the story of a Mongolian hermit living alone in Siberia, who is befriended by a Russian captain surveying the area. As a guide, Dersu displays an intimate knowledge of nature and survival, and the captain comes to recognize his rare gifts, ... Read More »

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Dec 28, 2017

It should be noted that the copy I borrowed is in PAL format and is not compatible with my DVD player. I would really like to view this film, and would like to see Multnomah County Library purchase a copy that is in NTSC format, please. Thank you!

A very helpful librarian was able to find an NTSC copy of this film for me! It's the one pictured above, released by Kino Video. Thanks again, MCL.


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multcolib_russian Nov 13, 2013

Фильм рассказывает об увлекательных путешествиях замечательного русского ученого и писателя В. Арсеньева. В центре повествования образ таежного охотника Дерсу Узала — мудрого, доброго и отважного человека, связанного с Арсеньевым искренней дружбой.


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