The Broadway Theatre Archive presents another program in its series of televised plays from the 60s to the 80s. Maxim Gorky's reknown play examines how the 1917 Russian Revolution affected people of every age and class. Set on a palatial estate in the provinces, we see the effects of the sweeping changes among the various characters whose lives revolve around these tony surroundings.
Description by Kultur Films:
Maxim Gorky's powerful drama about the social ferment that culminated in the 1917 Russian Revolution is set on an estate in provincial Russia in 1905, goes beyond depicting class struggle. Stars Tony Award winner Frances Sternhagen (Sex and the City).