There Was An Old Couple

  • 1965
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

A fine Soviet drama about an elderly Russian couple who travel to live with their needy daughter after their farm burns down. When they arrive at their daughter's tiny cabin, they are shocked to discover that she has left her husband and small child to run off with a married man. The parents stay to help their alcoholic son-in-law through his crisis. Eventually...read more

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A fine Soviet drama about an elderly Russian couple who travel to live with their needy daughter after their farm burns down. When they arrive at their daughter's tiny cabin, they are shocked to discover that she has left her husband and small child to run off with a married man. The

parents stay to help their alcoholic son-in-law through his crisis. Eventually the old man and his wife become solid members of their new community, and a young lady who has always been fond of the son-in-law and his child joins them. The old couple's daughter returns after being dumped by her

lover. Though a very difficult act for all concerned, the old man sends his daughter away because they have built a new life without her. This film was released in the USSR in 1965 as a two-part film of 140 minutes.

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