You don't want to die like this

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Have you read Eugene Onegin (by Aleksandr Pushkin)? Have you watched the movie (Onegin)?
This movie (or the story itself, actually) contains too many heartbreaks I think.

I felt depressed after watching it in last week's History of Russia & Muslim Eurasia class.
I borrowed the novel (I hate translations but I don't understand Russian so what choice did I have?) for some task Dr. Kopanski gave, and got depressed again after reading through some parts of it.
I dread reading through the entire work. Brilliant, no doubt, but very sad. It's one of those stories where nobody really wins.

We watch a lot of violent, gory and bloody scenes in Dr. Kopanski's movie-lectures, but this one here, though not particularly gory, I find most disturbing. Come share some heartbreak here.

[Sorry the video resolution's bad.]




Onegin duels Lensky! from Nabeelah on Vimeo.



At least Tatyana has more sense than Anna Karenina.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

You don't want to die like this

Have you read Eugene Onegin (by Aleksandr Pushkin)? Have you watched the movie (Onegin)?
This movie (or the story itself, actually) contains too many heartbreaks I think.

I felt depressed after watching it in last week's History of Russia & Muslim Eurasia class.
I borrowed the novel (I hate translations but I don't understand Russian so what choice did I have?) for some task Dr. Kopanski gave, and got depressed again after reading through some parts of it.
I dread reading through the entire work. Brilliant, no doubt, but very sad. It's one of those stories where nobody really wins.

We watch a lot of violent, gory and bloody scenes in Dr. Kopanski's movie-lectures, but this one here, though not particularly gory, I find most disturbing. Come share some heartbreak here.

[Sorry the video resolution's bad.]




Onegin duels Lensky! from Nabeelah on Vimeo.



At least Tatyana has more sense than Anna Karenina.