PG certificateThe Defection of Simas Kudirka is a Film programme that first aired in 1978 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Defection of Simas Kudirka is a 4 star programme

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The Defection of Simas Kudirka (1978)

Directed by
David Lowell Rich

The true story of an attempted defection in 1970 by a Lithuanian seaman seeking political asylum in the United States.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1978

Rating:
4/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

Made for TV

Cast

Image for Alan ArkinAlan Arkin...Simas Kudirka
Richard Jordan...Commander Edward Devon
Image for Donald PleasenceDonald Pleasence...Cap. Vladimir Popov
George Dzundza...Gruzauskas
John McMartin...Phillip Chadway
Shirley Knight...Genna Kudirka
Marvin Silbersher...Commander Burkalis
Peter Evans...Mott
Ted Shackelford...Blain
Barton Heyman...Dr. Paegle
Jack Blessing...Kabek
Nicholas Guest...Baltrunar
Matthew Arkin...Petras
Salem Ludwig...Assistant Supervisor
Donald Warnock...Stender