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Bless the Woman (2003)

Blagoslovite zhenshchinu (original title)
The action of this film opens in a tiny Soviet village by the sea, in the years before the Second World War. A very young girl, Vera, falls madly in love with an older military officer who ... See full summary »

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Vera
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Larichev
Irina Kupchenko ...
Anna Stepanovna
Inna Churikova ...
Kunina
Olga Beryozkina ...
Masha
Aleksandr Mikhaylov ...
Yurlov
Alexandra Kosteniuk ...
Vera, doch Mashi (as Aleksandra Kostenyuk)
Vitaliy Khaev ...
Ryabinin
Maksim Galkin ...
Partner Kuninoy (as M. Galkin)
Stanislav Govorukhin ...
Komdiv (as S. Govorukhin)
Evgeniy Zharikov ...
Shtatskiy v vagone (as E. Zharikov)
Aleksandr Efimov ...
Kapitan v vagone (as A. Efimov)
Vladimir Krylov ...
Yura (as V. Krylov)
K. Kuraspediani ...
Zhenka
Anatoliy Kotenyov ...
Polkovnik (as A. Kotenyov)
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The action of this film opens in a tiny Soviet village by the sea, in the years before the Second World War. A very young girl, Vera, falls madly in love with an older military officer who is visiting from out of town. She leaves her home and family to live with him in various military posts where he serves with the army. Through the difficulties of army life, and years of war, her love for this older man survives, and she gives herself completely without reservation. This film is about friendship, loss, survival, loyalty, and the wonderful gift of unconditional love, which is only given to a few. Written by Kenneth Eade

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