About

Linda Darnell plays a beautiful Russian peasant in this moody Sirk melodrama, based on Chekhov's "The Shooting Party." Trying to pull herself out of serf-ish poverty, she works her charms on an engaged aristocrat (George Sanders) with tragic results.

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Directed by

Douglas Sirk

Written by

Douglas Sirk (Adaptation)
Rowland Leigh (Screenplay)
Anton Chekhov (Novel)

Runtime

106 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Don't Go Near This Woman! Nothing So Beautiful Was Ever So Deadly!

Cast

Keywords

russian peasant

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture