Not by Bread Alone (2005)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Drama  |   Run Time - 112 min.  |   Countries - Russia   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Perry Seibert

Set in Russia just after the end WWII, Stanislav Govorukhiun's Not By Bread Alone concerns a love triangle that offers a parable for the conflict between communism and individuality. Viktor Sukhorukov portrays Drozhdoz, a powerful local figure who believes the communism allows average people and gifted people to stay on equal footing. His wife (Svetlana Khodchenkova) loses her feelings for him and soon beings a scientist attempting to create inventions. His creations are usually compromised by Drozhdoz.



Communism, inventor, love-triangle