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A Slave of Love (1976)
"Raba lyubvi" (original title)

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Olga Voznesenskaya is a silent screen star whose pictures are so popular that underground revolutionaries risk capture to see them. She's in southern Russia filming a tear-jerker as the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Elena Solovey ...
Olga Nikolayevna Voznesenskaya
Rodion Nahapetov ...
Victor Pototsky (as Rodion Nakhapetov)
Aleksandr Kalyagin ...
Kalyagin
Oleg Basilashvili ...
Yuzhakov
Konstantin Grigorev ...
Fedotov
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yuri Bogatyryov ...
Maksakov
Mikhail Chigaryov
Valentin Komissarov ...
(as V. Kommissarov)
Vera Kuznetsova ...
Lyubov Andreevna
Nikolai Pastukhov ...
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Evgeniy Steblov
Inna Ulyanova
Vadim Vilskiy
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Olga Voznesenskaya is a silent screen star whose pictures are so popular that underground revolutionaries risk capture to see them. She's in southern Russia filming a tear-jerker as the Bolsheviks get closer to Moscow. Although married, she spends time every day with Victor Pototsky, the film's cameraman. Gradually, it comes to light that Victor uses his job as a cover for filming White atrocities and Red heroism: he's a Bolshevik. He asks her for help, and she discovers meaning in her otherwise flighty and self-centered life. Love blooms. Will the Red forces arrive in time to save them from a suspicious White military leader? Will she find courage? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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27 September 1976 (Soviet Union)  »

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Bondage of Love  »

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It`s not a movie, it`s a mood
27 February 2004 | by (Riga, Latvia) – See all my reviews

This movie performed a miracle - it captured a mood, an atmosphere so raw, full, that you are feeling the stuffy summer air, the slow dusty wind, candy-sweet smell of southern flowers in a hot small Krimean town. The fact that the revolution is coming closer makes it eary and subtly frightening, as if you know that there`s a needle in someone`s bouquet of camelias.

The acting is done in a way that you can`t believe it is not documentary, but film frames are like a picture frames, they airy and weightlessly capture fading scenes of decadent beauty. Then the violence comes and awakens the characters, they are silly,comical and immensely tragic at the same time.But even the shootings and some real documental footage don`t brake the atmosphiere, it only changes, darkens, like before the storm. All of it is symbolically captured in a scene in the garden, when the operator is trying to tell Olga that the old life is stale, unjust, senseless, the rush of wind runs over the park growing in strength along with the monologue. But she does not understand him, she thinks he`s just jealous and laughs in ignorance of the storms to come.


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