A story about true love, set in the Berlin of the 1920s. In a shabby lodging-house inhabited by a number of faintly ludicrous characters, the young Russian exile Ganin is unexpectedly confronted with his past.
20 November 1987 (Finland)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Maschenka herself was based on writer Vladimir Nabokov
's former love Lyussa, whom he would name 'Tamara' in the autobiography "Speak, Memory". Five of her love letters to Nabokov are quoted in his novel "Mashen'ka". See more
Version of Nabokov, Mashenka
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky See more