Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Umirayushchii lebed - 1917

The Dying Swan // Umirayushchii lebed
Russian movie. When Viktor meets Gizella one day beside the lake, he takes an interest in her and begins to call on her regularly. The one passion in the life of Gizella, who is unable to speak, is dancing. When Viktor deceives her and she finds him with another woman, she moves away and begins a career as a ballerina. Later, as she is on tour performing "The Dying Swan", the artist Glinskiy attends her performance. Glinskiy, whose own obsession is to depict death in his art, becomes fascinated by Gizella, and he is determined to use her as a model for a special project.
Director: Yevgeni Bauer
Writer: Zoya Barantsevich
Stars: Vera Karalli, Aleksandr Kheruvimov and Vitold Polonsky

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