First Love (1970)


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Producer/director Maximillian Schell adapted the screenplay of First Love from a story by Ivan Turgenev. John Moulder Brown plays Alexander, a 16-year-old boy who falls in love with 21-year-old Sinaida (Dominique Sanda). Despite a great deal of emotional turmoil, exacerbated by the fact that Sinaida has been sleeping with Alexander's father, Alexander insists upon pursuing the relationship. His sexual coming-of-age is played out against the ominous backdrop of pre-World War II Europe. The film … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International
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Written By: John Gould Rubin, Maximilian Schell
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On DVD: Jun 29, 2010
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Maxmilian Schell produced, directed, and starred in this coming of age tale, based on Turgeneve's story, which was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.

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