ⓘ The Dying Swan (film)

The Dying Swan (film)

ⓘ The Dying Swan (film)

The Dying Swan is a 1917 drama film directed by Yevgeni Bauer and starring Vera Karalli, Aleksandr Kheruvimov, Vitold Polonsky, Andrej Gromov, and Ivane Perestiani.


1. Plot

Gizella, who is a dancer and mute, falls in love with Victor, whom she met at the lake. She believes that love is mutual, but then sees Victor with another girl after he cancels a date with her.

She becomes an object of sympathy for the artist Glinsky, who sees Gizella dancing The Dying Swan and uses her as a model for a picture on the theme of death.


2. Starring

  • Ivane Perestiani as Glinskiys friend
  • Vera Karalli as Gizella – Gizella – mute dancer
  • Andrej Gromov as Valeriy Glinskiy – the artist
  • Vitold Polonsky as Viktor Krasovsky
  • Aleksandr Kheruvimov as Gizellas Father