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Title Happiness (Schastye) [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2015.
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file)
Playing Time Duration: 62 minutes
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Performer Features: Pyotr Zinovyev, Yelena Yegorova, Nikolai Cherkasov
Event Originally produced by Ruscico - Russian Cinema Council in 1934.
Summary This philosophical parable, filmed in the style of Russian lubok, is one of the unknown cinematic masterpieces. A poor peasant, Khmyr, sets out in search of happiness. At first, he is lucky: he finds a purse with money, buys a horse and reaps a big harvest in the fall. But the caricature trio - a wealthy peasant, a landowner and a clergyman take from him everything he has. After which time, Khmyr goes to war"¦Back from the war, he joins a collective farm but turns out to be the poorest worker. Once he helps to catch thieves plundering the collective property and gains respect of his co-workers. Is Khmyr to become like everyone else? The film was highly acclaimed by Sergei Eisenstein. In the 1970s it was shown on TV in Europe the USA.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language In Silent, Subtitles in English
Indexed Term Early Film
European/Baltic Studies
Foreign Language Film
Added Author Medvedkin, Aleksandr, filmmaker
Kanopy (Firm)
Music No. 1120967 Kanopy
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