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Dan Marcus

Dan Marcus is a screenwriter, songwriter, and literary editor. He currently serves as senior artistic advisor to VM Productions. ---For more info: http://www.dostoevsky-bts.com/film_makers.html

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Dostoevsky. The name alone conjures up a cascade of words: Mystery. Morality. Russia. Faith. Doubt. Goodness. Corruption. Murder. Redemption. His writings offer many rewards, many treasures, but to discover them the uninitiated must often pass through a shroud of...
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I’ve been pondering of late the planned feature-length documentary about the making of our film Notes from the New World, which was based, of course, on Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s masterpiece, Notes from the Underground. The working title of the documentary...
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Good morning, fellow readers. My blog this week will finally focus on the acclaimed film directed by Vitaly Sumin, Notes from the New World. This doesn’t mean it’s the last one I will write — actually the best is...
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Los Angeles… Sunset Boulevard… January… I walked up the steps that came off the street into the classic old hotel. It was the kind of place I’d expect writer/director Vitaly Sumin to be conducting a private screening of his...
The Idiot  film still with Yury Yakovlev ( left ) as Prince Myshkin and Nikita Podgorny ( right ) as Ganya , both walking over a bridge , 1958 .  Film based on novel by Feodor Dostoevsky ( or Fyodor Dostoyevsky / Dostoevski ) . YY , Russian actor : b . 25 April 1928 . Fyodor Dostoevsky , Russian writer : 11November 1821  9 February 1881 .
Click here to read this blog in English. Buongiorno fedeli lettori.  Ho avuto una settimana difficile perché non riuscivo proprio a trovare qualcosa d’interessante da scrivere.  Non volevo continuare a tormentarvi con gli stessi film e con le stesse...
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Clicca qui per leggere questo blog in italiano   Good morning my fellow readers. I had a tough writing week; I just couldn’t find anything interesting to write. I didn’t want to keep hammer you with the same films...
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Il mio nome e Carlo e ho solo pochi giorni fa ho iniziato a lavorare con uno studio cinematografico di Los Angeles che si chiama VM productions. Ma prima di arrivare al cuore del prima blog per questa compagnia...