The Virtuous Sin


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The Virtuous Sin
George Cukor, 1930
USA | Format: 35mm | 80 minutes

Cukor adapts a Hungarian play to a fairy-tale Russian setting, with modern and unconventional characters. During the First World War a wife offers herself to a general in order to save her husband from the firing squad. In her search for freedom the young woman finds true love with the general, and her husband eventually agrees to let her go her way.

Series: The Discreet Charm of George Cukor

Venue: Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

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