Monologue of Love

Monologue of Love is a Soviet musical telefilm, written by Grigore Vieru and directed by Larisa Maslyuk, starring Sofia Rotaru in the main role. The movie filmed at Ukretelefilm (Ukrainian Studio of Television Films - Gosteleradio 1986) in Crimea (Ukrainian SSR), Kazakh SSR and Lithuanian SSR, features the new conception in the Soviet musical telefilms: substantial poetry monologues recited by Sofia Rotaru on themes associated with love, followed by thematic songs and corresponding natural geographical and theatrical scenic setting.


The conceptual base are the poetic monologues read by Sofia Rotaru playing herself, singer. The monologues were read by Sofia Rotaru in Russian, whereas their author, G. Vieru, has supposedly written them in Romanian beforehand. In between the monologues, adapted music videos appear in all different kinds of scenery from Kazakh desert to Bukovinian rich green villages, passing by beautiful Crimean Black Sea and Lithuanian Baltic Sea shorelines. Sofia Rotaru performs personally in the movie without double stunt performers, namely the role of windsurfer in love, singing the song "Amor" in Romanian language.