Bolshoi: A Hero of Our Time

Hero of Our Time

From the archive

This film was last shown on 9 April 2017

Pechorin, a young officer, embarks on a journey across the majestic mountains of the Caucasus, on a path set by his passionate encounters. Disillusioned and careless, he inflicts pain upon himself and the women around him…

“Give me everything, it is still not enough.” The story based on the larger-than-life hero Pechorin is adapted from Mikhail Lermontov’s literary masterpiece in three separate stories recounting his heartbreaking betrayals. Is Pechorin a real hero? Or is he a man like any other? This brand new production by choreographer Yuri Possokhov is a tragic poetic journey that can only be seen at the Bolshoi.

Director
Youri Passokhov
Duration
165 mins
Cast
The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

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