The Silver Skates is a 2020 Russian period romance adventure film directed by Michael Lockshin in his feature directorial debut, with a screenplay written by Roman Kantor, and produced by Pyotr Anurov. The film was initially inspired by Romeo and Juliet, and was based on the American novel Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates by Mary Mapes Dodge. The story is set in Saint Petersburg, capital of the Russian Empire, during the winter of 1899 in the late 19th - early 20th centuries. The ice-covered rivers and canals of the city act as broad avenues, traversed on ice-skates and sleds, with markets and winter festivals on the ice. Social classes mix in this winter wonderland, and courier Matvey crosses paths with aristocrat Alisa is the daughter of a high-ranking official.
|Aleksey Guskov||Nikolai Nikolaevitch|
|Cathy Belton||Ms. Jackson / Miss Jackson|
|Vasiliy Kopeikin||Muha / Mukha|
|Yuri Kolokolnikov||Velikiy Knyaz|
|Sergey Koltakov||Dmitriy Mendeleev|
|Arina Merzliakova||Girl at the skate arena|