Yevgeni BAUER
Евгений БАУЭР
Evgueni BAUER
Russia, 1914, 1245m 
Black and white, silent, fiction
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Directed by : Yevgeni BAUER (Евгений БАУЭР)
Writing credits : Aleksandr VOZNESENSKY (Александр ВОЗНЕСЕНСКИЙ)
Dora CHIGORINA (Дора ЧИГОРИНА) ...Nastia, la femme de chambre
Andrey GROMOV (Андрей ГРОМОВ) ...Le fiancé de Nastia, laquais des voisins
Aleksandr KHERUVIMOV (Александр ХЕРУВИМОВ) ... le portier, le grand-père de Nastia
Elsa KRIUGER (Эльза КРЮГЕР) ...Ellen, la fiancée de Pavel
Piotr LOPUKHIN (Пётр ЛОПУХИН) ...Un habitant de la maison
Viktor PETIPA (Виктор ПЕТИПА) ...Le baron von Reren
Aleksandr THARGONIN (Александр ЧАРГОНИН) ...Pavel Kostyritsyne
Companies : A. Khanjonkov & Cie
Release Date in Russia : 29/04/1914

Plot synopsis
On a large upper-class estate, the young Baron von Rehren, after his rejection by Ellen, whom he deeply loves, he becomes smitten with the innocent Nastia, the house porter's only daughter. She becomes his challenge and means of killing time. After several feeble oppositions, the young woman gives way to his advances and becomes his mistress. Although anxious for his daughter, the father doesn't dare voice his feelings about this delicate situation. Ellen, who is love with a young dandy, decides one day in complicity with Nastia's father to become the Baron's wife.
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Selected in the following festivals or events :
- Europalia Russia 2005, Brussels (Belgium), 2005
- Images Russie 1908-1930 au musée d'Orsay, Paris (France), 2005
- FEMA / La Rochelle International Film Festival, La Rochelle (France), 1995