THE LADY WITH THE DOG
THE LADY WITH THE DOG – Russia, Drama, 1960, 83 min, black and white
Director: Iosif Kheifits
Writer: Iosif Kheifits,
Cameramen: Andrey Moskvin, Dmitriy Meskhiev,
Cast: Iya Savvina, Aleksey Batalov, Nina Alisova
Based on Anton Chekhov’s novel of the same name.
In the 19th Century, at the seaside resort of Yalta, the upper-class gentleman, Dmitri Gurov from Moscow, meets Anna Sergeyovna walking with her little dog. Both have unhappy marriages, but in a period when divorce would be unthinkable, Anna and Dmitri are doomed to only meet in hotel rooms.
BAFTA Awards 1963- Best Film From Any Source
Cannes Film Festival 1960
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1962- Best Foreign Director
Jussi Awards 1962- Best Foreign Actor