In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat – a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is introduced to the young Tatiana.
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Having never read the novel I can only presume that it's much better in comparison, however, Liv Tyler and Ralph Fiennes' chemistry was fabulous. Ralph is... How do I put this? Well, he's one talented motherfucker, and Liv Tyler is an ethereal angel. This film itself, if not for the beautiful imagery and acting, would be quite bland with a pretty average script. But for what it is, I thought the film was quite good.
it`s a funny, when we can listening such song like "Oi, cvetet kalina" (1950), "Oi polnem polna korobushka" (1861) and song of Russian-japan war "The Hills of Manchuria" (1906) in Onegin`s 1830+ times.)