Lady Macbeth von Mzensk

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Summary

  • The tale of Katerina Ismailova, who is trapped in a loveless marriage. The action takes place in Mtsensk immediately before the Russian Revolution of 1917. In the tradition of "Anna Karenina" and "Madame Bovary," Katerina's fatalistic pursuit of passion has disastrous results.

Notes

  • From the story of the same title by Nikolai S. Leskow.
  • Videocassette release of the c1992 production.
  • Not rated.
  • VHS.
  • Sung in Russian with English subtitles; credits in German.
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