About the film
The Living Corpse
Release Date: February 14, 1929
|Writers||:||Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Otsep, Anatoli Marienhof, Boris Gusman|
The central character of the play, Fedor Protasov, is tormented by the belief that his wife Liza has never really chosen between him and the more conventional Victor Karenin, a rival for her hand. He wants to kill himself, but doesn't have the nerve. Running away from his life, he first falls in with Gypsies, and into a sexual relationship with a Gypsy singer, Masha.