A Slave of Love

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Crimea, 1917: a film crew shooting a silent melodrama while away a long summer in sub-Chekhovian languor. Gradually, intimations of distant revolution become intrusive. In true social-realist style, the idyll gives way to grainy realism, but the film is fatally undecided on whether to celebrate the glamour of a world with which it is more than half in love yet feels obliged to condemn. CPea.

By: CPea

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Duration: 94 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Screenwriter: Friedrich Gorenstein, Andrei Konchalovsky
Cast: Elena Solovei
Rodion Nakhapetov
Alexander Kalyagin
Oleg Basilashvili
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