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Aleko

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 0 min.
  • Genres: Film-Opera, Musical Drama, Musical

Synopsis

The Russian Aleko was adapted from A. S. Pushkin's poem The Gypsies. The title character, played by [[Performer~P252759~A. Ognivsev~alexandrognivtsev]], is a hot-blooded gypsy youth who falls in love with a very pretty -- and very married -- young lady named Zemphrya ([[Performer~P258378~I. Zubkovskaya~innazubkovskaya]]). Despite her wedded status, Zemphrya cannot resist that handsome Aleko. Their illicit affair comes to an abrupt and violent conclusion at the hands of her husband. Elevating Aleko from...more

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