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A Slave of Love (1976)

Raba lyubvi (original title)
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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Olga Nikolayevna Voznesenskaya
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Victor Pototsky (as Rodion Nakhapetov)
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Yuzhakov
Konstantin Grigorev ...
Fedotov
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Mikhail Chigaryov
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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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Jack Nicholson and Monte Hellman praised "Slave Of Love" highly and actively tried to get more people to see it. See more »

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One of the movies when everything comes together
9 April 1999 | by (Mad City, WI) – See all my reviews

The good old Mikhalkov-Adabashian-Lebeshev trio means that you get expert - and a bit Western- directing, masterly done design and great camerawork. The cast is superb. There is a great deal of suspense in this movie although the counter-espionage is a mere backdrop for a more reflective look at human nature during the trials and tribulations of love and war.


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