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A Cruel Romance

Zhestokiy romans

Directed by Eldar Ryazanov
Soviet Union, 1984
Drama, History, Romance


A noble but poor widow seeks to arrange marriages for her three daughters. She maintains an “open house” or provincial form of salon, hoping to attract gentlemen well-off enough to marry a dowry-less girl for love.

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A Cruel Romance Directed by Eldar Ryazanov

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