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Nest Of The Gentry
     

Nest Of The Gentry

Director: Andrei Konchalovsky, Irina Kupchenko, Leonid Kulagin, Beata Tyshkevich

Cast: Andrei Konchalovsky, Irina Kupchenko, Leonid Kulagin, Beata Tyshkevich

 
After suffering artistically at the hands of Russian censors (his Asya's Happiness wound up being shelved for two decades for a variety of obscure political reasons), director Andrei Konchalovsky briefly played safe with a brace of elegiac literary adaptations. The first of these was A Nest of Gentlefolk, adapted from a Turgenev story. Put in the

Overview

After suffering artistically at the hands of Russian censors (his Asya's Happiness wound up being shelved for two decades for a variety of obscure political reasons), director Andrei Konchalovsky briefly played safe with a brace of elegiac literary adaptations. The first of these was A Nest of Gentlefolk, adapted from a Turgenev story. Put in the simplest possible terms, the film concerns a well-meaning landowner, his adulterous wife, and the woman that he loves. Loenid Kulagin, Irina Kupchenko and Beata Tyskiewicz are the actors comprising this angst-ridden triangle. Originally titled Dvoranskoye gnezdo, the film was also released in English-speaking countries as A Nest of Gentry and Nobiliary Nest. In his characteristic fashion, Konchalovsky handles his material in loving (if slightly mannered fashion). He followed Nest of Gentlefolk with a cinemazation of Checkov's Uncle Vanya (1970), then spent four inactive years before turning out his biggest pre-Hollywood financial success, The Romance of Lovers.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/09/2004
UPC:
0014381215229
Original Release:
1969
Rating:
NR
Source:
Image Entertainment
Region Code:
0
Time:
1:51:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Irina Kupchenko Liza
Leonid Kulagin Lavretski
Beata Tyshkevich Actor
Beata Tyszkiewicz Varvara
Tamara Chernova Actor
Vasily Merkuryev Gedeonovski
Viktor Sergachev Actor
Alexandr Kostomolotsky Actor
Nikita Mikhalkov Prince
Mariya Durasova Actor
Vladimir Kochurikhin Actor
Sergei Nikonenko Actor
Nikolai Gubenko Actor
Nonna Terenteva Actor
Yelena Tyapkina Actor
Leonide Koulaguine Actor

Technical Credits
Andrei Konchalovsky Director
Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov Score Composer
Georgy Rerberg Cinematographer
Mikhail Romadin Set Decoration/Design

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Old Estate [11:45]
2. Divorce [4:29]
3. Visiting A Cousin [11:56]
4. Reflections [8:51]
5. Picnic [5:38]
6. Looking for A Wife [4:05]
7. Night Dreams [4:33]
8. At the Bali [2:09]
9. Secret Hopes [3:11]
10. Vespers [4:07]
11. In the Attic [7:51]
12. Aunt [:00]
13. Rain [2:56]
14. Wife's Arrival [2:03]
15. Lisa's Decision [6:35]
16. Fair [9:35]
17. Decision [10:05]

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