A 16th Century Russian Wedding 1909

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A dramatization of a wedding in 16th-century Russia, between members of two prominent boyar families (based on paintings by Konstantin Makovskii): Three matchmakers first visit the family of the prospective bride, and then do the same with the prospective bridegroom’s family. Later, as the time of the wedding draws near, the bride is dressed with great formality and prepared for the ceremony, as the guests get ready to celebrate the upcoming wedding.
– Written by Snow Leopard

Director: Vasili Goncharov
Writer: Vasili Goncharov (screenplay)
Stars: Aleksandra Goncharova, Vasili Stepanov, Andrej Gromov

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Author: Old Boy

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