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Films - The Bear  

16 mm, color, 58 min, Germany, 1984. Based on Chekhov’s play "The Bear”. Script, direction by Don Askarian. Produced by Don Askarian and Margarita Woskanian. Broadcasted on German TV (ARD, SFB).

Prints in German and English. 
© by Don Askarian.
 

Synopsis

One day the landlord Smirnov demands the widow Popova to pay an old debt which her husband left. She has no money at home and begs Smirnov to wait. The polite conversation turns quickly into an argument. Popova fetches the pistols. Smirnov realizes now that he’s in love with Popova. He confesses his love.

Sale and distribution by Don Film,
e-mail: donfilm@netsys.am

 

 

                                                      CAST & CREDITS

Smirnoff

Hans-Peter Hallwachs
 

Popova

Elisabeth Rath

 

The old Luka

Hans Madin

Camera

Wladimir Woitinski

 

Editing

S. Beckers

 

Music
J.S.Bach, G. Donizetti, Dandrieu

 

Script writer, director, editor,

art director
Don Askarian

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