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Poster ID: CL2214
Original Title: Khovanschina
English Title: Khovanshchina
Year of Poster: 1950s
Category: Movies
Genre: drama
Actor/Artist/Director: Mark Reizen, Aleksei Krivchenya, Anton Grigoryev, dir. Vera Stroyeva
Studio: Mosfilm
Country of Poster: Russian
Size: 33 x 24 inches = 84 x 61 cm
Condition: Very Good
Price: $300
Available: Yes
Notes: One of the least attractive characters in all of opera is Prince Andrei in Modest Mussorgsky's Khovanschina. Here is a guy who is clearly sexually obsessive-compulsive but without the charm and complexity of Don Giovanni. He dumps his saintly fiance to chase after another skirt. She doesn't want him so he tries to take her by force. He is unconcerned with all the revolution and killing about him, even his father's, annoys the whole of society and never changes his selfish, boorish behaviour, even when being consumed by flames in the last act.
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