Russian Cinema Club – We’ll live till Monday

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When:
22nd April 2017 @ 18:00 Europe/London Timezone
2017-04-22T18:00:00+01:00
2017-04-22T18:15:00+01:00
Where:
Sands Films Studios
82 St Marychurch St
London SE16 4HZ
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Sands Films Cinema
020 7231 2209

Russian Cinema Club:  We’ll live till Monday

We’ll live till Monday |1968 | 106 minutes, A film by Stanislav Rostotsky | Soviet Union

We’ll Live Till Monday (Russian: Dozhivyom do ponedelnika) is a 1968 Soviet drama film directed by Stanislav Rostotsky. It was entered into the 6th Moscow International Film Festival where it won the Golden Prize.

The film is about the life of an ordinary Moscow school with all its joys, problems and difficult choices in their lives of students and teachers.

Plot

Ilya Semenovich Melnikov is a history teacher in an ordinary Soviet high school. He is a very good teacher and his students and colleagues treat him with a great deal of respect. However, Melnikov faces a lot of difficulties in his work. In particular, everybody at school is spreading rumors about Natalya Sergeyevna, an Enlish language teacher and a former student of Melnikov, being in love with him. Exhausted by his mental suffering, Melnikov asks the principal to allow him to quit his job. At the end of the week that is to become the last week of Melnikov’s teaching career the students of his class write an in-class essay on how they understand happiness. Svetlana Mikhailovna, their Russian teacher, is shocked by what one of the students wrote in her essay, nevertheless, she allows her to read it in front of the class. The other students express support of their classmate. Melnikov gets involved in the conflict, after which he reconsiders his decision to quit…

– Written by Denis Chebikin <chebikin@mit.edu>





Sands films Russian CInema Club

The ARCC screenings are an association between Sands Film Studios and ARCC (Anglo Russian Culture Club). Once a month, on a Saturday evening, they will screen a Russian/Soviet film and offer an informal opportunity for people to discuss the topic of the film with an introduction to the films and a post-screening discussion.

  ARCC (Anglo Russian Culture Club).


Sands Films Cinema

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