Sunday, 20 November 2016

Capital Celluloid 2016 - Day 334: Wed Nov 30

The Heritage of Love (Vasilev, 2016): Regent Street Cinema, 7pm


This is the choice for the opening night of Russian Film Week. You can find the full programme here.

The Heritage of Love is a Russian drama film inspired by a true story. It is set against the Russian Revolution and subsequent onset of civil war, as well as contemporary Paris. The film is directed by Yuriy Vasilev and written by Natalia Doroshkevich and Olga Pogodina-Kuzmina. The film stars Dima Bilan (in his first film role), Svetlana Ivanova, Aleksandr Adabashyan, Aleksandr Baluev, and Marat Basharov. The film is set in 2016. Andrey Kulikov is a young machinist who goes to Paris to visit an old lady and to buy the oldest Russian-made car, the Russo-Balt. While walking through Paris, Andrey sees a woman, Vera, and so begins the telling of two love stories, separated by three generations and one hundred years ...

Here (and above) is the trailer.

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