Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Ilya Averbakh: Somebody else's letters - Чужие письма (1975)

Director: Ilya Averbakh
Writer: Natalya Ryazantseva
Stars: Irina Kupchenko, Svetlana Smirnova, Sergei Kovalenkov

Director:Ilya Averbakh
Writer:Natalya Ryazantseva
Stars: Irina Kupchenko, Svetlana Smirnova,Sergei Kovalenkov

Zinka Begunkova, in her ninth year of school in a small Central Russian town, is a girl with a complicated life story: fatherless and motherless, living with her brother... At sixteen, Zinka is blindly following the standard principles of “propriety”; having neither compassion nor love of mankind, stubborn and obstinate, she is trying to reshape the very lives of those close to herself along the lines of her own understanding....

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