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Pastorale (1975)
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Pastorale
Original name: პასტორალი
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the mountain village comes a group of young musicians in Tbilisi. Here they are going to relax and rehearse. Sad story about the final rupture occurred, the peasants do not sing beautiful old songs, the musicians play music incomprehensible to them ... Far from the idyllic image of rural life.
Plot: cultural difference, village, country girl, hospitality, string quartet, farm, city country contrast, farmer, fishing, teenage girl, guest, musician, wine, drinking, rehearsal, alcohol, party
Place: russia, caucasus
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