Smile Upon Us, Lord

February 22, 2019
2337 Bissonnet | Houston, TX 77005
Times: 7:00 PM
Admission: $10 / $15
Area of Town: West University/Rice Village

New season of the series "Russian Theater on the Big Screen"Presented by RCC and Stage RussiaGrigory Kanovich's Smile Upon Us, Lord"Director: Rimas TuminasFilmed before a live audience from Moscow's Vakhtangov TheatreRimas Tuminas' adaptation of two novels by fellow Lithuanian, Grigory Kanovich, is a dreamy, ruminative, comedic road trip, centering around the parlous fortunes of Eastern European Jews at the start of the 20th century. Smile Upon Us has garnered rave reviews during its recent runs in both London and New York, and promises to be just as memorable on the big screen. Featuring three towering figures from the Russian stage, Viktor Sukhorukov, Aleksei Guskov and Vladimir Simonov.Language: Russian with English subtitles.Duration: 167 minutes (includes one 15 minute intermission)Tickets: $15, RCC members -$10