The Italian Film "Martin Eden" is Released in Russian Cinema Distribution
In the center of the plot is a sailor who fell in love with a girl from high society. The hero was so overwhelmed by the feeling that he began to study, became a writer, gained material well-being and fame. Soon the beloved herself began to seek his attention.
The picture became the winner of the Venice Festival and earned the Arca Cinemagiovani Award. The youth jury recognized "Martin Eden" as the best Italian film. The director of the film adaptation was Pietro Marcello. It stars Luca Marinelli and Jessica Chrissy. The filmmakers showed the clash of the individual and society as well as the problem of class inequality.