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The Dusk (Zakat)

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The Dusk (Zakat)
Zakat DVD.jpg
DVD Cover
Country SOV.jpg USSR
Directed by Aleksandr Zeldovich
Release Date 1990
Language Russian
Studio Mosfilm
Slovo Studio
Main Cast
Character Actor
Mendel Krik Ramaz Chkhikvadze
Benya Krik Viktor Gvozditsky
Marusya Marina Mayko
Nehama Krik Irina Sokolova
Dvoira Krik Yuliya Rutberg
Lyovka Krik Igor Zolotovitskiy

The Dusk (Zakat) is a 1990 Soviet drama movie directed by Aleksandr Zeldovich and adapted from the Isaak Babel short story collection The Odessa Tales.

The following weapons were used in the film The Dusk (Zakat):


Nagant M1895

Russian Imperial police personnel use Nagant M1895 revolvers during the shootout with Benya's gang. In the final scene, set after the Russian Revolution, a Nagant is used by a Chekist (uncredited) who executes Benya.

Nagant M1895 - 7.62x38R Nagant. Note the angular front sight which was used from 1930s.
Nagants are seen in hands of police during the shootout.
A Gorodovoy (policeman) fires at robbers who climb on the glass roof.
Police fire at robbers.
A Chekist executes Benya Krik.



M1911A1 pistols, anachronistic for the early 1900s, are used by Benya Krik (Viktor Gvozditsky) and several of his gang members.

World War II Colt M1911A1 - .45 ACP
Benya intimidates a petty criminal.
Another view of the scene.
Benya holds the pistol during the shootout with police.
An M1911 is seen near the dead robber after the shootout.
Solomon Butsis (Igor Artashonov) blindly fires his pistol during the bank heist.

Mauser C96

Several of Benya's gang are armed with Mauser C96 pistols.

Pre-War dated Mauser C96 "Broomhandle" Commercial Version - 7.63x25mm Mauser
A robber at the right fires a Mauser at police.
One of the gang members holds a Mauser during Benya's wedding.

Unidentified pistols

During the shootout with police, one of the robbers (at the left) holds an unidentified pistol. The gun bears resemblance to a Luger P08, but it's too vague to guess.
During Benya's, wedding his henchmen fire a salute with very poorly seen pistols.


Mosin Nagant Rifle

Red Army men carry Mosin Nagant Rifles of unclear model, most likely M1891 Dragoon or M1891/30.

Imperial Russian Mosin Nagant M1891 Dragoon - 7.62x54mm R
Soviet Mosin Nagant M1891/30 - 7.62x54mm R
Two Red Army men carry M1891 or M1891/30 rifles with bayonets.

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