Synopsis by Andrea LeVasseur
Veteran film producer John Daly makes his directorial debut with the romantic drama The Petersburg-Cannes Express, based on the novel by Hans Koning. Set in 1904 during the Bolshevik Revolution, the story follows young Russian revolutionary named Sophie (Svetlana Lunkina) who travels to France to avenge her brother's death. When she is arrested and deported, Alexie Tolchev (Nolan Hemmings) comes to her rescue aboard the titular train. The Petersburg-Cannes Express premiered in Palm Springs, CA, in March 2003.