Two Women
Ralph Fiennes, Sylvie Testud and Alexander Baluyev star in this Russian adaptation of Ivan Turgenev's play. Married to a wealthy landowner, Natalia (Anna Astrakhantseva) laments losing her allure over the opposite sex as middle age approaches and finds herself increasingly jealous of her adopted daughter Vera’s (Anna Levanova) youthful beauty. When she employs 21-year-old student Alexey Belyaev (Nikita Volkov) to tutor her son Natalia instantly falls in love with him but so too does Vera. While Natalia still welcomes the attention of family friend Mikhail (Fiennes), a bitter rivalry ensues between the two women as they compete for Alexey's affection.
Starring Ralph Fiennes, Sylvie Testud, Aleksandr Baluev
Director Vera Glagoleva