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ⓘ His Wifes Diary is a 2000 Russian biographical film directed by Alexei Uchitel. It is a story about the last love affair of Ivan Bunin. It is set in French Rivi ..




His Wifes Diary
                                     

ⓘ His Wifes Diary

His Wifes Diary is a 2000 Russian biographical film directed by Alexei Uchitel. It is a story about the last love affair of Ivan Bunin. It is set in French Riviera in the 1940s.

His Wifes Diary was awarded the Grand Prize of the Kinotavr Festival and the 2000 Nika Award for Best Film, Best Male Actor Smirnov and Best Cinematography Klimenko. It was Russias submission to the 73rd Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.

                                     

1. Plot

A tragic story of love and loneliness - this is the unknown life of the great Russian writer Ivan Bunin. The confused love story that involved Bunin, his wife Vera, the young poet Galina Plotnikova, opera singer Marga Kovtun and literary man Leonid Gurov. A work of great honesty and piercing psychology.

                                     

2. Cast

  • Yevgeny Mironov as Leonid Gurov
  • Olga Budina as Galina Plotnikova
  • Yuri Stepanov as a guest at the reception
  • Galina Tyunina as Vera Bunina
  • Elena Morozova as Marga Kovtun
  • Andrei Smirnov as Ivan Bunin
  • Dani Kogan as Zhanna