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Story of an Unknown Man (1981)
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Story of an Unknown Man (1981)
Original name: Рассказ неизвестного человека
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on a short story by Anton Chekhov, this drama centers around a desire for revenge and the tragedy of a star-crossed love. After a general ruins some men under him in punishment for a rebellion, a friend of the broken men vows revenge. The friend, a naval officer, takes a job as a valet in the general's son's house. While he plots his revenge, the son has an affair with a woman whom the valet begins to love. She is discarded after becoming pregnant, and the valet has his own troubles; he has contracted tuberculosis. Sick and unable to follow through on his plans for vengeance, he leaves for France with the pregnant woman hoping to declare his love and seek a cure for his illness.
Plot: love, pregnancy, illness, father daughter relationship, vengeance, general, father son relationship, naval officer, tuberculosis, valet, death in childbirth

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Duration: 94 min.
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Akitsu Springs (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
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Duration: 99 min.
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Duration: 74 min.
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