Mnogo Shuma Iz Nichego (1973) - film adaptation of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing (1004 words)

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Ronan Paterson (University of Teesside)
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Adapted from Much Ado About Nothing. Directed by Samson Samsonov. Starring Galina Jovovich (as Galina Loginova), Konstantin Rajkin, Tatyana Vedeneeva, Leonid Trushkin, and Pavel Pavlenko. Original length 83 mins. Available version 76 mins. Colour. Language: Russian

Samsonov’s film was the second of three Soviet film versions of Shakespeare’s play, the others being a 1956 adaptation, under the same title, and a 1983 musical version, Lyubovyu za Lyubov. Samsonov was an experienced director, having already made nine feature films for the Mosfilm studio. The film is shot in the 70mm Sovscop wide-screen format, which enabled Evginey Guslinsky’s cinematography to fill the frames with a w…

Citation: Paterson, Ronan. "Mnogo Shuma Iz Nichego (1973) - film adaptation of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 02 September 2015 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19421, accessed 18 September 2021.]

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