MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 510,545 this week

Lichnoe delo Anny Akhmatovoy (1990)

6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 16 users  
Reviews: 2 user

An impressionistic look at the life of Russian poet, Anna Akhmatova, 1889-1966. It begins and ends with footage from her funeral, and includes readings from her diaries and of her poems. ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Interview: Magic Mike

The Magic Mike XXL guys give some relationship advice to a 74-year-old fan.

Watch Now

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Lichnoe delo Anny Akhmatovoy (1990)

Lichnoe delo Anny Akhmatovoy (1990) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Lichnoe delo Anny Akhmatovoy.
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Anna Akhmatova ...
Herself (archive footage)
Lidiya Chukovskaya ...
Herself
Edit

Storyline

An impressionistic look at the life of Russian poet, Anna Akhmatova, 1889-1966. It begins and ends with footage from her funeral, and includes readings from her diaries and of her poems. Also included are passages of official Soviet criticism. She was born near Odessa, married and published her first volume of poetry in 1912, was a friend of Blok, Mandelshtam, Pasternak, and Solzhenitsyn, and recounts an extraordinary day with Marina Tsvetaeva about a month before Tsvetaeva's death. Her husband Nikolai Gumilyov was shot in 1921, the same month Blok died. Her only son, Lev, was imprisoned in the Stalin era. Recognition came after many sorrows, too late to be sweet. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

character name in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 May 1990 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

The Anna Achmatova File  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Brief Art Run

This version in an attempt to showcase Akhmatova's life in some inponderable way. There are narratives from people, jumps in the time frame and the shot of a frozen bird on the river Volga, all emphazing the poet's life. This becomes weary and boring about half way when the overabundance of images from Stalinist era prosecutions and poetic drivel is too much to handle. The strange character of the Russians is quite evident.


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Lichnoe delo Anny Akhmatovoy (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page