A retired professor has returned to his estate to live with his beautiful young wife, Yelena. The estate originally belonged to his first wife, now deceased; her mother and brother still ... See full summary »
Lavretsky returns to his estate after stay in Paris.Frustrated with life,in his wife's unfair, he falls in love with Lisa. Suddenly the arriving of Fëdors woman which before has been reported the death, completes the simple love.
The film is based on Ryunosuke Akutagawa's story "In a Grove" which takes place during the times of Tsar Alexander II. A lady-in-waiting tells the Emperor in his bedroom a metaphysical ... See full summary »
This is a poetic film set in the times of Lenin's NEP. A ballet dancer steals a brooch and gives it as a present to another dancer. This is a crime of passion. A mysterious black ball is ... See full summary »
The filming was stopped mid-production, while almost all location shooting was completed due to the argument between the director and production managers. The camera negative was ordered destroyed, and all that survives today is about 30 minutes of rough cut, partly synchronized, and a dozen production photographs. The screenplay was rewritten for what has become Nikita Mikhalkov's "Raba Lubvi" (A Slave of Love). Some costumes and designs were used as well. See more »