The Gadfly

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The Gadfly

The Gadfly

Release Date: November 11, 1980

Year    :   1980
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, Romance, TV Movie, Action
Production Companies    :   Gosteleradio USSR, Dovzhenko Film Studios
Director    :   Mykola Mashchenko
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Yuli Dunsky, Valeri Frid, Ethel LIlian Voynich
RunTime    :   210 mins.

The movie set in 1840s Italy under the dominance of Austria, a time of tumultuous revolt and uprisings. The story centers on the life of the protagonist, Arthur Burton, as a member of the Youth movement, and his antagonist, Padre Montanelli. A thread of a tragic relationship between Arthur and his love Gemma simultaneously runs through the story. It is a story of faith, disillusionment, revolution, romance, and heroism.

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