Retrospective 2017

Muzykal'naja istorija

Eine musikalische Geschichte
Aleksandr Ivanovskij, Herbert Rappaport
Udssr 1940
82min
V'17

From taxi driver to famous tenor: In the beginning driver Petja charms with his singing only his neighbors and some occasional passengers. One of those passengers, an opera veteran, discovers and hires him for his amateur production of "Eugene Onegin". But relationship troubles with his beloved throws Petja on premiere night a curve. The collective must fill in to help the happy ending. Created by Aleksandr Ivanovskij and the exiled from Vienna to the Soviet Union, former G.W. Pabst assistant Herbert Rappaport, the film mixes small life and great gestures.

Credits
  • Zoja Fedorova
  • Sergej Lemešev
  • Ėrast Garin
35 mm
bw
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