Burnt by the Sun

One of the first Russian films to deal openly with the Stalin purges, and a mesmerisingly beautiful chronicle of love, family, and the intrusion of politics, this Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film is about a Russian revolutionary hero (played by co-screenwriter and director Nikita Mikhalkov) whose quiet country holiday with family and friends is upset by the arrival of his young wife's former lover who has a sinister hidden agenda.

Year: 1994
Genre: Drama, Russian Cinema, Film Festivals 1995
Country: Russia
Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Starring: Oleg Menshikov, Nikita Mikhalkov, Ingeborga Dapkunaite
Duration: 146 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence and offensive language.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Russia)



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