Maria's Lovers is a 1984 American drama film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky and starring Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, and Robert Mitchum. The plot follows a soldier returning from World War II who marries the woman of his dreams, but he is unable to consummate his marriage, ruining the couple's chances of a shared happiness. The film is the first American feature film by Konchalovsky and opened the 41st Venice International Film Festival. Maria's Lovers also was nominated César Award for Best Foreign Film.
In the spring of 1946, Ivan, an American soldier, returns home psychologically scarred after spending some time in a Japanese prison camp during World War II. Once back in his small Pennsylvania town, Ivan settles in, trying to put his life back together while living with his stoic peasant father.
|keywords||apathy beautiful woman burn ceremony childhood sweetheart deaf disturb earring eastern orthodox church engagement party first time frustration gather indifferent infidelity morning motorbike move one night orthodox pair of earrings pass prison camp psychologically scar sex sexual frustration spring vanish world war ii yugoslavia|
|musicBy||Gary S. Rema|
|producer||Bosko Djordjevic Lawrence Taylor-Mortorff|