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Synopsis

Alexander Sokurov features himself in this documentary that portrays the most famous couple in Russian classical music. The legendary cellist, pianist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich and his wife and opera singer Galina Vishnevskaya are interviewed by the master in a story about their life and career. An accurate examination of different musicians and composers, the film also exposures a compelling story about their personal lives - embracing crucial moments such as the death of their son and their exile of the Soviet Union on the 70s.

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Alexander Sokurov

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DVD catalogue number: ART598-3DVD

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Out now on DVD & on demand

Also part of The Alexander Sokurov Collection

GENRE: Documentary, Music

DIRECTOR: Alexander Sokurov

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