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Khmil / A Story of One Family
1924, First and Second Film Studio (Odesa, Yalta), 6 parts / 1,420 m
It is a revolutionary melodrama based on Lev Nikulin’s short novel Khmil. 1917. The film protagonist, “a bourgeois intellectual,” does not support any party and avoids revolutionary events. However, as a result of adventurous events, love affairs and communication with the people he starts supporting the proletariat.
The shooting began in March and finished in May 1923. The film was released on 22 January 1924 in Leningrad and on 17 April 1924 in Moscow.
The film is lost.