A Man Before His Time

A Man Before His Time is a 1971 Soviet drama film directed by Abram Room. It is based on Yakov Bogomolov, an unfinished play by Maxim Gorky (ca. 1916).


The film is set in the Karadag coast of the Crimea at the turn of the 20th century. It tells about the engineer Bogomolov, who is so passionate about his work that he does not notice how his wife cheats on him and his friends betray him.

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    director Abram Room
    editor A. Klebanov
    genre drama
    keywords 20th century crimea kara dag mountain karadag
    musicBy Alexander Scriabin