Director: ALEKSANDROV Grigori V.
Cast: SMIRNOV Boris,ORLOVA, Lyubov
With Sviatoslav Richter.
Won prize for the artistic quality at Locarno International Film Festival in 1953.
Film about the life and creative work of M.I. Glinka, the great Russian composer, about his studies in Italy, about creation of the operas «Ivan Susanin» and «Ruslan and Lyudmila». On having learned that the latter is devoted to A. S. Pushkin, tsar Nikolay I considers it a revolt. The composer’s associates - progressive-minded people of Russia carry off his bitter experiences.