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23 Ratings

Father Sergius

Otets Sergiy

Russia, 1918
Drama, Biography, History


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

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Father Sergius Directed by Yakov Protazanov, Alexandre Volkoff

Critics reviews

If we are somewhat bemused at how a person can turn his back on life so completely, we are overwhelmed by the performance of Ivan Mozzhukhin.
October 01, 2018
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  • FISCHER's rating of the film Father Sergius

    Considéré comme un chef-d'oeuvre de la période pré-révolutionnaire soviétique, exhumé avec discernement et conviction par la 32e édition du festival "Il Cinema Ritrovato" (2018) cette adaptation d'un roman de Léon Tolstoï reste surtout mémorable pour la fulgurante interprétation du grand Mosjoukine qui transcende véritablement le personnage littéraire...

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