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39 Ratings

The Red Tent

Krasnaya palatka

Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov
Soviet Union, Italy, 1969
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy


Based on real events, this adventure recounts Gen. Umberto Nobile’s disastrous 1928 Arctic expedition. Haunted by ghosts, Nobile flashes back to the excursion, in which the airship Italia crashes, stranding the men in the harsh Arctic landscape.

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The Red Tent Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov

Awards & Festivals

Golden Globes (USA)

1972 | Nominee: Best English-Language Foreign Film

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1970 | Nominee: Best Producer

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