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Tchaikovsky (1970)
"Chaykovskiy" (original title)

 |  Biography, Drama  |  January 1972 (USA)
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Credited cast:
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Kirill Lavrov ...
Pahulsky
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Evgeniy Leonov ...
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Bruno Frejndlikh ...
Alla Demidova ...
Yulia von Meck
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How could this have won any award aside from a Razzie?
25 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was by far the worst movie I have ever seen in my life. The acting is terrible, the musical score doesn't even fit the scenes - it's just random Tchaikovsky pieces inserted in random places. When some characters are speaking French (they were in France I think, I only got that from one line saying it was good to travel), it's just dubbed over. The actual actors/actresses don't even speak French. To top it off, there are no subtitles indicating what these actors are actually saying. In one scene there is about 2 minutes of yelling between a French transient and somebody walking with Tchaikovsky - very heated discourse - and there are no subtitles. The cinematography is horrific

  • tons of shaky shots/off center shots/ etc. Basically, this is a film


where a bunch of extras were put in with a shoddy story (I'm not entirely sure there was a flowing story), terrible dialogue, and a musical score that never fits the scene. This is, without a doubt, the worst film I have ever seen in my life. This is a travesty of film.


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