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The Tsar's Bride

Tsarskaya Nevesta

Directed by Vladimir Gorikker
Soviet Union, 1964


In this cinematically masterful film version of Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera, whose story is based on a historical event, In 1572 Moscow, Grigori Gryaznoy is obsessively in love with Marfa, who is happily betrothed to her childhood sweetheart, Ivan. Meanwhile, Ivan IV is also looking for a bride.

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The Tsar's Bride Directed by Vladimir Gorikker

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