ONCE UPON A TIME THERE LIVED A SIMPLE WOMAN

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By Andrey SMIRNOV

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Drama - Completed 2011

The film tells us about Russia’s darkest pages of history at the beginning of the 20th century through the love and tragic fate of Varvara, a simple Russian woman.

    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Drama, Historical
    • Countries
    • RUSSIA
    • Languages
    • RUSSIAN
    • Budget
    • 5 - 10 M$
    • Duration
    • 150 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Andrey SMIRNOV
    • Writer(s)
    • Andrey SMIRNOV
    • Producer(s)
    • Andrey SMIRNOV, Elena SMIRNOV
    • Synopsis
    • Russia, Tambov Province, 1909-1921. The Russian Village is experiencing the most difficult of times: World War I, The Russian Revolution, civil war and famine. Peasants who refuse to obey the new authorities find themselves dispossessed of their land or property or even murdered. Once Upon a Time There Lived a Simple Woman tells the story of Russia’s destiny during the darkest pages of its history through the life, love and tragic fate of Varvara, a simple Russian woman.
    • Partners & financing
    • Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Marmot Film, Private investments
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