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Mournful Unconcern (1987)

Skorbnoye beschuvstviye (original title)
Family and friends gather in a decadent house to party. Despite their delusive distinction a raw passion for sex and violence comes to light.

Director:

Aleksandr Sokurov

Writers:

George Bernard Shaw (play), Yuriy Arabov (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Ramaz Chkhikvadze ... Captain Shotover
Alla Osipenko ... Ariadna
Irina Sokolova ... Nanny Guinness
Tatyana Yegorova ... Gessiona
Vladimir Zamanskiy ... Madzini
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Family and friends gather in a decadent house to party. Despite their delusive distinction a raw passion for sex and violence comes to light.

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian | English

Release Date:

April 1987 (Soviet Union) See more »

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Anaesthesia Psychica Dolorosa See more »

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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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Shot in 1983, this movie was released only in 1987. See more »

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A surreal version of Bernard Shaws Heartbreak House
27 January 2002 | by weintraubeSee all my reviews

Beautiful dream/nightmare-like film interlaced with documentary footage. I can bet you never see anything like this. It is most original film I ever saw. It is very far from realistic, despite use of the documentary footage and Shaws diary fragments. Can not describe it in words!


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