The Captivating Star of Happiness

The Captivating Star of Happiness

Nov. 11, 1975Soviet Union167 Min.PG
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The Captivating Star of Happiness is a beautiful film by ace director, Vladimir Motyl, that tells the story of the famous Decembrist uprising that took place in St. Petersburg in December, 1825. 

On a cold winter day, young revolutionary Russian army officers gathered in the Senate Square outside the Imperial Winter Palace with the hope of getting rid of autocracy in Russia. However, the conspirators ended up failing drastically. After the revolt, the they confessed one by one and were exiled to Siberia. The film follows the stories of five such Decembrists and the long journeys their selfless wives took to voluntarily follow their husbands into Siberian exile.

The Captivating Star of Happiness
Original title Звезда пленительного счастья
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Oleg Strizhenov isКнязь Волконский
Князь Волконский
Aleksey Batalov isКнязь Трубецкой
Князь Трубецкой
Natalya Bondarchuk isКнягиня Волконская
Княгиня Волконская
Irina Kupchenko isКнягиня Трубецкая
Княгиня Трубецкая
Igor Kostolevskiy isИван Анненков
Иван Анненков
Oleg Yankovskiy isКондратий Рылеев
Кондратий Рылеев
Aleksandr Porokhovshchikov isПавел Пестель
Павел Пестель
Vladislav Strzhelchik isграф Лаваль
граф Лаваль
Yuri Rodionov isСергей Муравьёв-Апостол
Сергей Муравьёв-Апостол