University Of Life

The third part in Donskoy's trilogy based on the life of Russian writer Maxim Gorky follows THE CHILDHOOD OF MAXIM GORKY and ON HIS OWN. As a young man Gorky travels to the shipyards and meets the workers, where they drink an abundance of vodka and talk philosophy and politics. One of the most picturesque films to come out of Russia in the 1930s and 1940s,...read more

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The third part in Donskoy's trilogy based on the life of Russian writer Maxim Gorky follows THE CHILDHOOD OF MAXIM GORKY and ON HIS OWN. As a young man Gorky travels to the shipyards and meets the workers, where they drink an abundance of vodka and talk philosophy and politics. One of the

most picturesque films to come out of Russia in the 1930s and 1940s, the movie brutally portrays the country's streets filled with derelicts and vagabonds and secures Donskoy's place in the history of Russian film.

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