An aging actress named Irina Arkidana pays summer visits to her brother Pjotr Nikolayevich Sorin and her son Konstantin on a country estate. On one occasion, she brings Trigorin, a successful novelist, with her. Nina, a free and innocent girl on a neighboring estate, falls in love with Boris Trigorin. As Trigorin lightly consumes and rejects Nina, so the actress all her life has consumed and rejected her son, who loves Nina. The victims are destroyed while the sophisticates continue on their way.
Once there was a girl who lived carefree and happy like a sea gull; until a man chanced along and having nothing better to do - destroyed her.
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I know now Kostya, that in our work, it doesn't matter whether we act or write. The main thing is not fame, nor anything spectacular in all that I dreamed of. The main thing is to know how to endure. How to carry one's cross and to have faith. I have faith now. And it doesn't hurt so much. But when I think of my vocation, then I'm not afraid of life anymore.
You found your way. You know where you're going. I'm still wandering in a world of dreams and images. Without knowing ...
Waltz No.2 in B Minor, Op.69
Music by Frédéric Chopin See more