Resurrection (1927 film)

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Ressurection poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Edwin Carewe
Produced by Edwin Carewe
Written by Edwin Carewe
Finis Fox
Leon Tolstoi (Novel)
Starring Dolores del Río
Rod La Rocque
Rita Carewe
Matt MacDermott
Cinematography Robert Kurrle
Edited by Jeanne Spencer
Distributed by Edwin Carewe Productions
Release date
March 19, 1927 (1927-03-19)
Running time
100 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Resurrection is a 1927 Hollywood adaptation of the Leo Tolstoy novel Resurrection. Filmmaker Edwin Carewe adapted the book to a feature-length silent production starring Dolores del Río and featuring an appearance by Ilya Tolstoy who co-wrote the script. In 1931, Edwin Carewe directed an all-talking remake of this film starred by Lupe Vélez.


Katyusha, a country girl, is seduced and abandoned by Prince Dimitry. Dimitry finds himself, years later, on a jury trying the same Katyusha for a crime he now realizes his actions drove her to. He follows her to imprisonment in Siberia, intent on redeeming her and himself as well.[1]


1927 version[edit]

1931 English version[edit]


  1. ^ [1] Resurrection

Cited with approval in Frankel, Viktor E., "Man's Search for Meaning," ca. 1945.

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