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Yevgeni Onegin (1959)

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Complete credited cast:
Vadim Medvedev ... Eugene Onegin
Evgeniy Kibkalo Evgeniy Kibkalo ... Eugene Onegin (voice)
Ariadna Shengelaia ... Tatiana Larina (as Ariadna Shengelaya)
Galina Vishnevskaya ... Tatiana Larina (voice)
Igor Ozerov ... Vladimir Lensky
Anton Grigoryev Anton Grigoryev ... Vladimir Lensky (voice)
Svetlana Nemolyaeva ... Olga Larina
Larisa Avdeyeva Larisa Avdeyeva ... Olga Larina (voice)
Ivan Petrov Ivan Petrov ... Prince Gremin-Player and Voice
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Drama | Music

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

13 September 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eugene Onegin See more »

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Lenfilm Studio See more »
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Mono

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Color
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Version of Eugen Onegin (2007) See more »

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Lensky
Sung by Grigoriev, Anton
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Finest opera film ever made!
9 January 2001 | by henning7See all my reviews

This is a superb film. The photography, the acting, the sets and costumes are very artistically done. There are not enough opera films set in real locations as this one is. Some people may object to the singers' voices being dubbed over non-operatic actors, but the lead actors are so beautiful and convincing that their presence adds greatly to the romantic atmosphere -- this film would not be the same without them. If you love Tchaikovsky's music then you will love this film. Roman Tikhominov directed two other excellent opera films set in real locations (not stage performances): Queen of Spades (1960) and Prince Igor (1970), but Eugene Onegin (1958) is the best of all.


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