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Meetings with Russian Culture on big screen in Verona

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Meetings with Russian Culture on big screen in Verona


05.02.2019


The 10th Meetings with Russian Culture: Cinema film festival started in Verona. This year it is dedicated to the work of director Andrei Konchalovsky. Meetings are held at Palazzo della Gran Guardia every Monday at 20:30 until March 18. Admission is free.

The festival was organized by the Honorary Consulate of Russia in Verona, Discover Eurasia Association and Russian Center with the support of Russkiy Mir Foundation and the State Film Fund under the patronage of the municipality of Verona.

The audience watched the Uncle Vanya movie on February 4. It was filmed in 1970. The movie is a screen version of the dramatic play by Anton Chekhov, in which director Andrei Konchalovsky concentrates on Russian classics. The film recreates the pre-revolutionary atmosphere and tells the story of Uncle Vanya, a landowner who sacrifices himself and his life aspirations in favor of family values.

Events calendar: 

February 11, 2019, 20:30

The Inner Circle, 1991

Director A. Konchalovsky


February 18, 2019, 20:30

Paradise, 2016

Director A. Konchalovsky


February 25, 2019, 20:30

The Story of Asya Klyachina, 1967

Director A. Konchalovsky


March 4, 2019, 20:30

Assia and the Hen with the Golden Eggs, 1994

Director A. Konchalovsky


March 11, 2019, 20:30

The Postman's White Nights, 2014

Director A. Konchalovsky


March 18, 2019, 20:30

House of Fools, 2002

Director A. Konchalovsky

Polina Chunina, Verona

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