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Unlike those highly politicised film-exposs, however, Bless the Womans primary representational allegiances are aesthetic: to screen melodrama.

The narrative, and the camera, are focused throughout on the heroine, Verochka, beginning with the opening shots of her emerging Venus-like from the sea foam.

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See full summary » The action of this film opens in a tiny Soviet village by the sea, in the years before the Second World War.

Anna is a theater actress, but is offered only minor roles. See full summary » New Year in Russian - controlled and ruthless element.

She leaves her home and family to live with him in various military posts where he serves with the army.

Through the difficulties of army life, and years of war, her love for this older man survives, and she gives herself completely without reservation.

The story of a family, of the wounds in the hearts that hurt for ...

See full summary » Katya and her fiancé Andrey- successful young banker, fly to Malta on holiday.