Chopin Nocturne (1992)

Chopin Nocturne
12+
  • Country:

    Russia, USA

  • Duration:

    68 min

  • Program:

    Retrospective, 2016

  • Type:

    Narrative, Feature

  • Genre:

    drama, melodrama

  • Director:

    Efraim Sewela

  • Producer:

    Lilia Globina

  • Cast:

    Alla Kliouka, Leonid Meisel, Lyudmila Arzhannikova, Juris Pljavinsh, Arth

About film

Director

Efraim Sewela

Russian author, actor, director, and screenwriter. He was born in 1928 in Bobruisk. His birth name was Efim Evelevich Drabkin, but during the Soviet years, he would introduce himself as Efraim Sewela. He lost his family during World War II. In 1971, Sewela took part in the capture of the main office of the head of the Soviet government, demanding the right for Soviet Jews to emigrate to Israel. At the beginning of the 1990s, Sewala returned to Russia and started his writing career with the short stories collection Legends From Invalid Street. Many of his films are dedicated to Jewish themes. Sewala died in 2010 in Moscow.

Along with

Jewish characters in Russian cinema
  • Category:

    Educational

  • Speaker:

    Svetlana Pakhomova, Yuri Tabak, Irina Mak

Along with

Jewish characters in Russian cinema
  • Category:

    Educational

  • Speaker:

    Svetlana Pakhomova, Yuri Tabak, Irina Mak

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Director

Efraim Sewela

Russian author, actor, director, and screenwriter. He was born in 1928 in Bobruisk. His birth name was Efim Evelevich Drabkin, but during the Soviet years, he would introduce himself as Efraim Sewela. He lost his family during World War II. In 1971, Sewela took part in the capture of the main office of the head of the Soviet government, demanding the right for Soviet Jews to emigrate to Israel. At the beginning of the 1990s, Sewala returned to Russia and started his writing career with the short stories collection Legends From Invalid Street. Many of his films are dedicated to Jewish themes. Sewala died in 2010 in Moscow.