The Defection of Simas Kudirka

A fact-based drama about the Lithuanian seaman who made an abortive attempt for freedom in 1970 by leaping from a Russian ship to the deck of an American Coast Guard cutter in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Director David ...more

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... Simas Kudirka

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... Commander Edward Devon

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... Captain Vladimir Popov

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... Gruzauskas

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... Phillip Chadway

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... Genna Kudirka

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... Commander Burkalis

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... Mott

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... Blain

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... Dr Paegle

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... Kabek

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... Baltrunar

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Synopsis

A fact-based drama about the Lithuanian seaman who made an abortive attempt for freedom in 1970 by leaping from a Russian ship to the deck of an American Coast Guard cutter in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Director David Lowell Rich and editor John A. Martinelli each received an Emmy Award for this film, which also gained nominations for Donald Pleasence (Supporting Actor), Bruce Feldman (Teleplay) and David Shire (Music).

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