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20 Ratings

The Great Consoler

Velikiy uteshitel

Directed by Lev Kuleshov
Soviet Union, 1933
Drama

Synopsis

The film takes place in America in 1899, and in its principal plot depicts Bill Porter, who is the great consoler of the title, in prison. His writing skills earn him privileges from the governor and he is spared the inhumane treatment meted out to other prisoners.

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The Great Consoler Directed by Lev Kuleshov

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