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Peter Greenaway to make a movie based on Dumas’ Russia travelogue

Down the Volga river.
Down the Volga river. Image by Alexxx Malev / CC BY-SA 2.0

British movie director Peter Greenaway will make a film based on Alexandre Dumas’ book about travel in Russia’s Volga region. The famous French author wrote ‘Adventures in Czarist Russia, or From Paris to Astrakhan’ in 1858. According to the film’s producers, it will be 150 minutes long and will look at the past and present of Russia, particularly the complexities of the Volga region on the border of Europe and Asia. Read more: tass.ru