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The Virtuous Sin

United States, 1930


Cukor adapts a Hungarian play to a fairy-tale Russian setting, with modern and unconventional characters. During the First World War a wife offers herself to a general in order to save her husband from the firing squad. In her search for freedom the young woman finds true love with the general.

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The Virtuous Sin Directed by George Cukor, Louis J. Gasnier

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