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The Childhood of Maxim Gorky

Detstvo Gorkogo

Directed by Mark Donskoy
Soviet Union, 1938
Biography, Drama


Based upon Maxim Gorky’s 1913 autobiography, a twelve-year-old’s journey in life is set against the tumultuous backdrop of 19th century Russia. From this portrait comes an inspiring, panoramic view of human conditions and conflicts, with tableaux beautifully vivid and forceful.

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The Childhood of Maxim Gorky Directed by Mark Donskoy

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