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  • The Wonderful Lies of Nina Petrovna

    1929. Germany. Hanns Schwarz. Approx. 115 min.

Friday, January 28, 2011, 7:30 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1



  • The Wonderful Lies of Nina Petrovna

    1929. Germany. Directed by Hanns Schwarz. Screenplay by Hans Székely. With Brigitte Helm, Franz Lederer, Warwick Ward, Lya Jan. A whopping melodrama set in St. Petersburg during the time of the czars. Nina Petrovna, the mistress of a wealthy Cossack, falls in love with a young cadet. Their happiness is short-lived, but the visual pleasures of Schwarz’s film are rich indeed. Courtesy of Murnau Foundation. Silent. Approx. 115 min.

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