Slave of Love

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
Women in hat on Russian language Slave of Love film poster

CGIS South, Room S010 (Tsai Auditorium)

1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Nikita Mikhalkov examines the plight of the filmmaker operating in an uncertain political climate in his irony-laden seriocomedy Slave of Love.

The time is 1918, at the height of the Bolshevik revolution. A small group of filmmakers are hurriedly trying to complete a silent melodrama while the world changes all around them. As production progresses, leading lady Elena Solovei metamorphoses from self-centered movie star to committed revolutionary. (Summary from

Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov

USSR 1976, digital video, color, 94 min. In Russian with English subtitles

Free and open to the community; no RSVP required.

Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

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