Maria's Lovers
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Maria's Lovers
Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky's first American film is a romantic tale about an American war veteran whose dreams of his childhood sweetheart are countered by a less sunny reality. John Savage stars as Ivan Bibic, who has returned home to a small town in Pennsylvania, having suffered a nervous breakdown as a P.O.W. During the war, he would dream about his fiancee back home, Maria Bosic (Nastassja Kinski), imagining their forthcoming perfect marriage. At one point, Ivan is told, "You dreamed about her too long. She lives in your dreams, not in your body." And it's true… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A sensitive and subtle film about love, lust and emotional scars, the title is perhaps misleading. The film explores the quandary that two lovers face when sexual inadequacy causes a void in their relationship"
‑ Louise Keller, Urban Cinefile
"A solid-looking piece of erotic drama that focuses on what's going on below the surface (and below the belt)."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Apollo Guide
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