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Selskaya Uchitelnitsa


Village Teacher was the first postwar production by Soviet director Mark Donskoy, of "Gorky Trilogy" fame. [[Performer~P45396~Vera Maretskaya~veramaretskaya]] stars as Varenka, a starry-eyed young Moscow teacher who accepts a post in a forsaken Siberian village. The story follows Varenka's career from the pre-revolutionary Czarist regime to the end of WWII. It is a period of great unrest in the world and shattering personal heartbreak for Varenka, who loses her husband in the war. She can take some...more