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The Last Station

Rating:R (for a scene of sexuality/nudity)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 15, 2010
Running time:112 minutes
Cast:James McAvoy, Christopher Plummer, Paul Giamatti, Helen Mirren, Anne-Marie Duff
Director:Michael Hoffman
Producer:Bonnie Arnold, Chris Curling, Jens Meurer
Writer:Michael Hoffman, Jay Parini
Distributor:Sony Pictures Classics

Web Site: http://www.sonyclassics.com/thelaststation/

Description: Set in the last tumultuous years of famed Russian author Leo Tolstoy's life, centers on the battle for his soul waged by his wife Sofya Andreyevna and his leading disciple Vladimir Cherkov. Torn between his professed doctrine of poverty and chastity and the reality of his enormous wealth, his thirteen children and a life of hedonism, Tolstoy makes a dramatic flight from his home. Too ill to continue beyond the tiny rail station at Astapovo, he believes that he is dying alone, while over one hundred newspapermen camp outside awaiting hourly reports on his condition.

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