Screenplay: adaptation, author Mikhail Bartenev (writer of Solaris)
film adaptation of the story of the same name A.P. Chekhov
Director: Vadim Dubrovitsky
Genre: drama / melodrama
Duration: 167 min.
Cast: Alexey Serebryakov, Anna Dubrovskaya, Eduard Martsevich, Ivan Volkov, Vladimir Ilyin, Valery Zolotukhin, Bogdan Stupka, Ekaterina Vasilyeva, Galina Bob,
Olga Volkova, Evgeny Voskresensky, Evgeniya Dobrovolskaya, Ostap Stupka, Igor Larin and others.
Brief synopsis: In one of the districts of central Russia, the landowner Nikolai Ivanov is going through a life crisis. He acutely feels the emptiness and meaninglessness of the surrounding reality. Even his passionately loving wife Anna does not understand him. Ivanov confesses to Dr. Lvov, who is watching the consumptive Anna, that he no longer feels love for her. And then Sashenka, the young daughter of a neighboring landowner, falls in love with Ivanov.