First Love (1970) - Rotten Tomatoes

First Love (1970)





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A teenage boy is shocked to discover the subject of his first case of puppy love is also his adulterous father's lover. This film was nominated for an Oscar under the category of Best Foreign-Language Film.


Marius Goring
as Dr. Lushin
Dandy Nichols
as Princess Zasekina
Richard Warwick
as Lt. Belovzorov
Keith Bell
as Count Malevsky
Johannes Schaaf
as Nirmatsky
John Osborne
as Maidanov
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Critic Reviews for First Love

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

When a movie moves slowly we're supposed to appreciate the "pacing," and it is a great day when a director "succeeds in establishing a mood," even if that mood is boredom in the audience.

July 9, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

[Maximillian] Schell achieved, with all the terrible complication that entails, the perfect translation of the novel to the screen. [Full review in Spanish]

December 28, 2017 | Full Review…

Maxmilian Schell produced, directed, and starred in this coming of age tale, based on Turgeneve's story, which was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.

April 17, 2012 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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