A story about the mystery of love, depth of passion, the complex psychological nature of its cynical, immoral hero, Pechorin.
As the Russian conflict for the Caucuses reaches its peak, our Hero, a feared warrior, is distracted by five Beautiful young women and embarks on a series of romantic and sexual adventures, which marks him the most immoral Hero of the 19th Century. As he comes face to face with his own destiny, he leaves a trail of the broken hearts behind him. "War and Peace" meets "Dorian Gray".
- Mel Gibson (First Choice)
- Martha Fiennes (LI)
- Sergei Bodrov (LI)
- Lambert Hofer (Vienna)
- Sullivan Stapleton
- Ralph Fiennes
The Lermontov Heritage has endorsed the project as the centerpiece of the Poet's 200th Anniversary.