Russian Cultural Center Our Texas presents the new series of movie screenings
“Russian classics on the Big Screen”
А Cruel Romance (“Жестокий романс”)
WHEN: Friday, February 22, 2013 at 7:00p.m.
WHERE: RCC Our Texas – CaviArt Gallery (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)
ADMISSION: $8/$6 – RCC members
Director: Eldar Ryazanov
Studio Mosfilm, 1984
The film is based on the play “A Dowerless Girl” by the prominent 19th-century Russian playwright Alexander Ostrovsky.
The beautiful Larissa Ogudalova, daughter of an impoverished, widowed noblewoman, living in small town on the Volga, is madly in love with Sergei Sergeyevich Paratov. He reciprocates the girl’s feelings as long as it suits his purposes. Paratov keeps secret his engagement to another girl and just passes time with Larissa.
The film is enriched with a lot of beautiful music, with romances which had been written expressly for this motion picture.
The duration of screening: 74 +71 min
Language: Russian with English subtitles
For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com