Production : Troitskiy Most, “La Sept” (Channel 7 of TV, France), “Sodaperaga” (France)
Based on Leonid Andreyev’s short story of the same title.
At the turn of the century when Leonid Andreyev was working on this story, some people believed that terrorism was liberating, noble and self-sacrificing. This story of a terrorist and a prostitute reflects this disastrous and romantic delusion of its time.
Source : www.lenfilm.ru