The Living Corpse

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The Living Corpse

silent film

The Living Corpse

Release Date: February 14, 1929

Year    :   1929
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Mezhrabpomfilm
Director    :   Fyodor Otsep
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Otsep, Anatoli Marienhof, Boris Gusman
RunTime    :   82 mins.

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.

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