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The Suicide

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The Suicide

The Suicide

Duration: 170 min | Rating: 12+

Sergey Zhenovach's staging of Nikolai Erdman's banned Soviet-era comedy centres around a young, unemployed man desperate enough to contemplate ending it all. This production was captured by Stage Russia HD at The Theatre Art Studio in Moscow. The play, originally written in 1928 and unproduced until 1990, forms a link in Russian literary history between the satirical mastery of Nikolai Gogol and the post-World War II Theatre of the Absurd.

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