chapter  8
The New Wave in Soviet Cinema
ByHerbert Marshall
Pages 18

In the 1960s and 1970s, an increasing number of Soviet films began treating the problem of artistic creation and depicting the writers, poets, musicians and painters of the past: Chekhov, Tchaikovsky, Vazha-Pshavela, Andrei Rublev, Sayat-Nova, Pirosmani, as well as some contemporary fictional figures such as the artist heroine in V ogne broda net.1