Little Vera*

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Little Vera*

  • 1988 ----- color ----- 109 min ----- vhs
  • (Directed by Vasily Pichul; with Natalia Negoda) The first Soviet film to show sex on screen and realistically depict life in the modern working class, Little Vera attracted worldwide media attention and catapulted actress Natalia Negoda to stardom. Vera is a teenager solely interested in frequenting dance halls with her friends, but when one of her flings turns serious, she finds herself with a live-in boyfriend and her life in shambles. The film manages to entertain while revealing the personal and bureaucratic problems of the last days of the USSR. (Donated by the Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies Center) (In Russian with English subtitles) (Restricted to use by institutions of learning within the State of Washington only)
  • Topics: (Adolescence, Motion Pictures: Features, Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, Slavic Languages and Literature)