Father Sergius (film)

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Father Sergius
Otets Sergiy 1918 Poster.jpg
Directed by Yakov Protazanov
Alexandre Volkoff
Produced by Joseph N. Ermolieff
Written by Leo Tolstoy (novel)
Alexandre Volkoff
Starring Ivan Mozzhukhin
Nathalie Lissenko
Music by Y. Bukke
Cinematography Fédote Bourgasoff
Nikolas Roudakoff
Release dates
  • 1917 (1917)
Running time 112 minutes
Country Russian Empire
Language Silent film with
Russian intertitles

Father Sergius is a 1917 Russian silent film directed by Yakov Protazanov and Alexandre Volkoff. It is based on the eponymous story by Leo Tolstoy.

Plot summary[edit]

During the reign of Russian Tsar Nicholas I. Prince Kasatsky discovers that his fiancée has an affair with the Tsar. He decides to break his engagement and retires to a convent where he tries to reach holiness.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Review and synopsis "A cinema history". Retrieved 25 March 2014. 

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