Yevgeni BAUER
Евгений БАУЭР
Evgueni BAUER
Russia, 1915, 35mn 
Black and white, silent, fiction
Deti veka
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Дети века

 

 Children of the Age

 Les Enfants du siècle

 
Directed by : Yevgeni BAUER (Евгений БАУЭР)
Writing credits : M. MIKHAYLOV (М. МИХАЙЛОВ)
 
Cast
Arseni BIBIKOV (Арсений БИБИКОВ) ...Lebedev, commerçant
V. GLINSKAYA (В. ГЛИНСКАЯ) ...Lidia Verkhovskaïa amie de Maria Nikolaevna
Ivan GORSKY (Иван ГОРСКИЙ) ...Mari de Maria Nikolaevna
Vera KHOLODNAIA (Вера ХОЛОДНАЯ) ...Maria Nikolaevna
S. RASATOV (С. РАССАТОВ) ...Directeur de banque
A. SOTNIKOV (А. СОТНИКОВ) ...Avocat
 
Cinematography : Boris ZAVELYOV (Борис ЗАВЕЛЕВ)
Produced by : Aleksandr KHANZHONKOV (Александр ХАНЖОНКОВ)
Companies : A. Khanjonkov & Cie
 
format : 35 mm

Note :
Preserved without titles

Plot synopsis
Maria Nikolaevna, the wife of a humble bank employee, leads a quiet life with her husband and baby. By chance she meets Lidia, a childhood friend, who as the inheritor of her husband's fortune, introduces her to the worldly pleasures of high society. Through her friend, Maria meets a wealthy and influential man, Lebedev. Falling wildly in love with her, he decides to court the young woman. Nevertheless, Maria refuses to yield to his advances.
Source : www.festival-larochelle.org
 

Selected in the following festivals or events :
- Moscow International Festival of Archival Films (Formerly "Belye Stolby"), Moscow (Russia), 2023
- International Festival of Young Cinema VOICES, Vologda and Cherepovets (Russia), 2015
- Soirée cinéma muet russe à la Librairie du Globe, Paris (France), 2013
- Europalia Russia 2005, Brussels (Belgium), 2005
- FEMA / La Rochelle International Film Festival, La Rochelle (France), 1995

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