Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Vasili Pichul - Malenkaya Vera AKA Little Vera (1988) (DVD)
In 1988 the first Soviet erotic film appeared as a symbol of perestroika. The scenes rather moderate for the genre were shocking for the domestic audiences. On the day of premiere the crowd around Moscow Film House was held back by the police.
The film enjoyed international commercial success. Natalia Negoda toured half of the world with the film, she co-starred the Oscar Awards ceremony, and was the first Russian actress to appear in Playboy. The slogan “From Russia with love” became known ever since.
Vera lives in a seaside town. Being kind and sensitive, down-to-earth and passionate, she can’t find her way, she doesn’t know what to do with her freedom, her youth and her beauty. She no more understands her drinking father and her mother who is just tired of life. The aimless being is suffocating for her; she needs love and happiness, which, East or West, not everyone can get…
Menus languages: English, Russian
• Foreword by Vasili Pichul (13 min.)
• Photo album
DVD source: DVD9, RUSCICO
DVD format: PAL
Program: DVD Decrypter
DVD extras: untouched
Video specs: MPEG2, PAL 4:3 (720x576) VBR
Audio specs: Russian Dolby AC3 1.0 192 kbps, Russian Dolby AC3 5.1 448 kbps, French Dolby AC3 5.1 448 kbps
Subtitles:included: English, Russian